Scotland Firm Beats Indian Companies

Here's a country that doesn't get much coverage when the discussion focuses on offshoring: Scotland. “Scots software firm fights outsourcing,” by Julia Fields in the Sunday Herald, profiles...
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Digite Processes Software Development

Stoking the engine of application development is hard enough when everybody works in the same office. It gets amply more difficult when you divide the work among two offices — say, one in the US...
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TCS Revenues Up 38%, Profits Up 54%

On January 13, 2005, Mr. S Ramadorai, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. (TCS), announced quarterly profits of $162 million (7.09 rupees) for the period ending December 31, 2004....
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I Was a Newbie to Project Outsourcing

I'm a young entrepreneur. In this article I share the process I went through to turn one of my ideas into reality. To make it happen, I relied on outsourcing the creative and Web development aspects of...
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Application Development Made in America

Ciber, a Denver-based service provider, opened up a “made in America” application development center today in Oklahoma City. The company says this is just the first of several it's planning.According...
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How To Do IT Assessments (8 Practices for SMBs)

Nobody likes assessments. And why should we? No matter what we're told, assessments are really designed to show up our weaknesses — whether in skills, work habits or processes and practices. Yet,...
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Retirement Plan Administration Most Outsourced HR Function

Most companies that outsource part or all of their human resources (HR) function give the experience high marks, according to Aon Consulting, a human capital consulting firm. Aon Consulting’s survey...
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Wresting Control of Priorities from the Internal IT Team

Why don’t internal service providers give clients the same degree of control over their purchase decisions as service providers do? When buying outside, you decide what you want and when you want...
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Why JP Morgan Canceled Its IBM Contract

Baseline tackled the topic, “Why JP Morgan Chase Really Dropped IBM.”This short piece details the IT spending JP Morgan Chase was putting out vs. its smaller, nimbler purchaser, Bank One.So...
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