Thursday, January 30, 2014
Universities have a lot to learn.
by Kerry Hallard, CEO, National Outsourcing Association
When it comes to outsourcing, it seems the higher education sector needs an injection of private sector best practice.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Big data doesn’t need to be a big headache in 2014
by George Davies, CEO, MooD International
While 2013 was the year that the term ‘big data’ made it into public consciousness, some are picking 2014 as the year that it will actually go mainstream. An IDG report found that 74 per cent of the enterprises they surveyed predicted that big data will be in mainstream use in at least one business unit or department this year.
Friday, January 10, 2014
How outsourcing deliveries can sustain the e-commerce boom
by Neil Cotty, the Managing Director at Global Freight Solutions (GFS)
Growth is a positive development for any business sector. For the retail industry, though, which places great emphasis on providing a good customer experience, the rapid growth in e-commerce over the last decade has created something of a challenge.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
The Gateway to the Future: Addressing the IT Skills Deficit
by Saurabh Govil, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Wipro
A Sep 2013 report by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills reveals that IT specialists are the new force powering the UK economy as cyber security, mobile technologies, Green IT and cloud computing gain ground. It further adds that the digital sector will require nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to maximise its full potential.