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Have You Been Transferred Because of an Outsourcing Endeavor?

Sourcingmag.com is in the process of running a survey to evaluate the impact IT workers face as a result of job transfers mandated by outsourcing initiatives in their companies. Results will address how...
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Have You Considered Outsourcing Documentation?

An interesting February 13, 2005, article in the Indian Express talks about the increasing role of India in the publishing industry, and, although the article focuses on traditional publishing, it might...
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8 Tips for Choosing Contract Management Software

I tuned into an informative Webcast yesterday, titled, “Myths, Pitfalls and Realities of Contract Management Software.” Hosted by IACCM's Tim Cummins and featuring Dan Ashton of imany, a company...
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Specialist Firms Most Popular in Telecom Outsourcing

If you're considering selecting an outsourcing provider for your network/communications infrastructure, it might be helpful to know a few of the trends identified by IDC in research for service provider...
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Sourcing and Procurement

Logistics Today summarizes AT Kearney's 2004 “Assessment of Excellence in Procurement” study on trends in outsourcing procurement. The gist: there are savings to be had by outsourcing at least...
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Stat of the Week, Part 2

Yahoo UK and Ireland's Robert Jaques shared readings from Gartner regarding the growth of the IT services market in “Outsourcing drives IT services growth.”…the global market for IT services...
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Mid-sized UK Firms Embrace Outsourcing for Desktop and Data Center Support

This from Silicon.com article, “Cash-squeezed mid-size firms turn to IT outsourcing“: According to an IDC survey in the UK, 48% of firms have already outsourced their desktops and 39% have...
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Stat of the Week

The IT outsourcing market grew by 37 percent in 2004, but was characterised by a larger number of smaller deals and greater competition among vendors. Datamonitor measured all new outsourcing, systems...
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Core vs. Non-core Processes

In the current (Winter 2005) issue of Microsoft's Executive Circle magazine, there's an interesting “Open Forum” piece about what not to outsource.Ed Sefton, CIO of Commonwealth Financial Network...
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