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Location, Location, Location: The none-obvious route

Selecting an outsourcing partner is rarely easy, and location is among the main criteria people have to consider when looking into the matter. The problem is so many territories promote themselves with so many different criteria. Professional Outsourcing Magazine and MedZ, the Moroccan investment body, want to cut through the padding and find out exactly [...]

Future-Proofing Your Delivery Locations Strategy

The global services market remains strong, with a surge in new service delivery location set-ups in recent years. However, disruptive global forces, such as macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainties, growth and margin pressures, changing end-customer preferences and demands, and growing competition for talent are changing the global services locations landscape. Global services executives need to consider [...]

HPE outsources IT

It’s a strange move when an IT outsourcing company decides it will do well to outsource its own IT department, but that appears to be what HPE has done according to The Register. That said, it’s outsourcing to CSC, and the more alert readership will note that HPE and CSC are merging, so whether this [...]

Does this Centrica deal point to a shrinking market?

Computer Weekly has a story today about a deal involving Centrica and Fujitsu – but it’s the implication rather than the deal that’s the main theme. Fujitsu took over the contract from T-Systems in 2011, simply because the original supplier’s figures no longer added up. As the report says, Fujitsu’s ability to scale was key. [...]

You can’t outsource risk

Something that often comes up on this news service is just who is responsible for compliance, IT risk and soforth when there is an outsourcing arrangement. The answer may vary from country to country and contractually it may even appear to be the outsourcing partner, but don’t be fooled; it’s a lot more likely that [...]

ProcureCon IT Europe

Taking place 05 – 06 December, 2016 in Amsterdam, ProcureCon IT Europe is the only truly peer-led conference to bring together 150 IT procurement leaders from Europe’s largest companies. With an IT sourcing heavy audience under one roof at one time, you’re guaranteed to find solutions to your everyday problems.

The Omnichannel Summit 2017

This interactive event has been designed to allow a focused peer group of UK retail executives the opportunity to network and discuss omnichannel best practices in a relaxed environment. There will be plenty of time for networking during registration, buffet lunch, refreshment breaks and a drinks reception at the close of the day.

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