Case Study in Outsourcing Startups: CAD-Sourcing
June 30, 2011

Just a few short months ago, a college buddy reached out for some advice on a business startup he was considering related to CAD Services (Computer-Aided Design and other Engineering Services). As the Director of a US-based Engineering Services firm, he saw the value in being able to provide low-cost CAD drafting services to western firms at a fraction of the cost. He knew I was experienced with web design, blogging, and online business in general and was interested in ideas on starting a website and promoting the business since he figured most of his clients would come through web traffic. We got to talking, and after a brief conversation, it was evident that with the skill sets we could each bring to the venture, partnering up would be the best route. Fast-forward 3 short months, and we’re already profitable and growing rapidly. Here’s how we did it Read more

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Discover Case Study: How Cardinal Health uses SaaS tools to improve ALM, quality, development productivity
June 30, 2011

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Talend open-source approach provides holistic integration capability across, data, devices, services
June 30, 2011

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TCS: Visa Fraud A ‘Hype’
June 29, 2011

On the heels of an allegation against Indian outsourcing giant, Infosys, for visa misappropriations, the industry is taking the industry by the storm. Read more

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Play checkers and chess when sourcing IT
June 28, 2011

Technology is everywhere and is becoming of increasing importance to attract and retain consumers and engage with upstream and downstream business partners. It is changing industries, impact the roles of CEO, COO and CIO. Insurance companies are transforming their business model from selling though big, impressive marble decorated buildings and well paid sales men in Porsche cars, to a lean no fuss companies using internet as the primary sales channel. Physical newspapers are increasingly replaced by digital versions and we shop on the internet when it rains or just for our convenience. The part of the IT portfolio where time-to-market, intense business-IT interaction and innovation are the key success factors (Enabling IT). Read more

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Discover Case Study: Health care giant McKesson harnesses HP ALM for data center transformation and dev-ops performance improvement
June 28, 2011

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New Outsourcing-Onshoring
June 26, 2011

Due to the continuation of sluggish US economy, US companies are finding ways to use low-cost regions within the US for their IT work. Though offshore outsourcing is pervasive to find cheap but good IT labor, there are regions within US which have good IT skilled people that are willing to work for less salary compared to people in bigger cities. US companies are tapping these skilled IT workforce and onshoring their IT work. Recently Harvard Business Review published a report that specifies several US companies are started building IT centers within US and hiring IT workers. Read more

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Private Clouds: Debunking the myths that can slow adoption
June 23, 2011

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Bill Gates: Counterproductive Immigration Policies Promote Outsourcing
June 22, 2011

Talking on the topic of outsourcing, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said that US high-tech firms have little choice but to outsource jobs abroad due to immigration restrictions that are outdated. Read more

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HP releases networking solutions, appliances that target specific woes of SMB market
June 21, 2011

HP today announced new solutions and technology along with an expanded entrepreneur program to enable small and midsize businesses (SMBs) aimed at driving growth, improving employee productivity, and protecting assets. Read more

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