Friday, February 29, 2008
IT fears foreign workers
Fears have arisen that foreign IT workers are taking mid-level IT roles in the UK over skilled UK professionals.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
AstraZeneca takes on BT in £25m global network contract
AstraZeneca has put ink to a £25m, five-year deal with BT for it to become the pharmaceutical company’s global network partner.
Oracle bags Morrisons core platform deal
Morrisons, the resurgent supermarket chain, aims to create a core retail platform to support its future growth strategies.
Monday, February 25, 2008
Simmons and Simmons win prestigious outsourcing contract
Simmons & Simmons has become the preferred legal adviser for outsourcing specialist Sitel.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
HCL Technologies buys CapitalStream for $40m
Indian IT services outfit HCL Technologies has acquired CapitalStream, a US provider of front office automation technology to North American banks, in an all cash deal worth around $40 million.
Scots leader Dundas in outsourcing team launch
Dundas & Wilson has launched a standalone outsourcing team
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
IBM ERP customer blames it for bankruptcy
A US company has cited IBM in its bankruptcy, blaming a failed ERP system.
Monday, February 18, 2008
Europe Welcomes Hosted Contact Centres
Frost & Sullivan release research saying that companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa are warming to the concept of hosted contact centre operations
Glasgow signs Serco outsourcing deal
Glasgow City Council has agreed a £265.5m outsourcing contract with services company Serco.
Friday, February 15, 2008
Outsourcing provides 25% ROI, says Deloitte
Almost 90% of outsourcing agreements achieve more than a 25% return on investment (ROI) but there is more to be gained, according to Deloitte.