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  • 5 ways to future-proof your Cloud computing deals

    IT organisations big and small are seeing significant benefits from some of their cloud computing contracts. The value of Cloud services deals increased 60 per cent in the last three years and the $UD40 billion global cloud services market is expected to grow 27 per cent annually over the next three years, according to recent research by the Everest Group.

    Written by Stephanie Overby16 May 15 02:05
  • Obama, in India, will get earful about the H-1B visa

    In India, the H-1B visa is seen in an entirely different light than in the U.S. The visa is essential to free trade, and legislative moves by Congress to restrict it <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2525167/government-it/us-protectionism-could-lead-to-trade-war--says-nasscom.html">are called protectionist</a> and a threat to India's IT industry.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau24 Jan. 15 08:45
  • 10 Outsourcing Trends to Watch in 2015

    This year brought the IT outsourcing industry an increase in hybrid offshoring, a greater focus on in-house service integration, a new lower-cost consulting model, smaller deals, and bigger governance requirements.

    Written by Stephanie Overby07 Jan. 15 07:53
  • How IT Outsourcing Customers Can Benefit From a Weak Rupee

    The rupee's depreciation has been a windfall for IT service providers in India, but there are steps customers can take to share in the benefits. Before you head to the negotiating, or renegotiating, table, there are some things you should keep in mind. Here are six tips for leveraging the rupee's depreciation to get a better deal.

    Written by Stephanie Overby16 Aug. 13 16:03
  • IT outsourcing year in review, rating our 2011 predictions

    As the end of the year approaches, the predictions of what's to come in the next 12 months abound. Of course, those predictions are usually quickly forgotten and no one rushes to issue a scorecard for how they fared -- but that's not the case at CIO.com. This year, we're revisiting the 11 outsourcing trends we forecast for 2011 to find out which of them actually came to pass.

    Written by Stephanie Overby15 Dec. 11 03:23