Managing Change Means Managing Grief

Fascinating conversation with the Director of Planning and Education for the Society for College and University Planning, affiliated with School of Education the University of Michigan. The interview was...
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5 Tips about Transferring IT People to the Service Provider

The moment the subject of outsourcing surfaces in a company, a bolt mixture of fear, anger and anxiety races through the hearts and minds of employees: Will I be laid off? Will I have to train my replacement?...
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The Biggest Outsourcing Deals are Now in Europe

Tekrati reports on IDC research that says more of the very largest outsourcing contracts last year were signed in Europe than signed in the US. Yet US outsourcing firms are getting the bulk of that type...
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Outsourcing Malaysia: In Search of Excellence

Secret Service had finished its bomb sweep of the Hilton meeting room, which meant we could file back in to await the arrival of the Malaysian dignitaries, including the Prime Minister, the Hon. Dato'...
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Conference: Telecom Negotiations

If your firm spends a fortune in telecomm services, here's a conference worth attending: The CCMI's 13th Annual Telecom Negotiation Conference. It's two days long (March 14-15, 2005) and takes place in...
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IT Vendor Relationship Manager Job Opening

Here's an interesting job for an IT outsourcing professional who doesn't want to work on the service provider side:Financial services firm ING wants an IT Vendor Relationship Manager in Atlanta. The ideal...
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Case Study Rejection

Bummer. Just touched base with an individual who works for a financial services company — in the hopes that he would share some of his outsourcing project management advice with Sourcingmag.com...
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The Art of Management in Outsourcing

You've heard of personal coaches. Blue Canopy wants to be your outsourcing coach. The first time Sourcingmag.com talked with CEO Binod Taterway last year, his company had just announced 4pi, a set of...
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Outsourcing as Social Enterprise

This isn't necessarily practical from a standard viewpoint, but it is practical from a social point of view. A firm in Phnom Penh is offering digitization services to organizations in the US, the UK, India,...
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