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  • Stop Settling for IT Mediocrity - & Manage Beyond 'Meh'

    Stop Settling for IT Mediocrity - & Manage Beyond 'Meh'

    To keep up with the speed of business, IT departments need to stop thinking about pinching pennies and using automation and outsourcing to make things cheaper and easier. What many don’t realize is that these practices are stressing organizational infrastructure and making operations mediocre at best.

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  • Your 6-Step Guide to Successful Outsourcing

    Your 6-Step Guide to Successful Outsourcing

    Outsourcing is a big decision for any company. The process of finding, hiring and training an independent contractor can seem daunting, but it can also be hugely rewarding. Follow these 6 steps to make sure you get it right the first time. 1.

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  • If the Customer Really was King

    If the customer really was king then power would reside with those who are closest to the customer. The old model of organization and societal structures is being challenged as never before. Leaders need followers and increasingly the followers are becoming less loyal, more skeptical, less willing to follow.

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  • Lionbridge Debuts Outsourcing Cloud for Enterprise Hiring

    As pervasive as technology has become in people's daily lives, it should come as no surprise that nearly everything around us is available online. Outsourcing of many types of jobs has been a popular practice for 25 years, and now Lionbridge, a company known for providing testing and translation

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  • How Mobile is Changing Organizational Structures and the Future Workplace

    While mobile, cloud, BYOD and other trends are racing into the enterprise, there is a lot written about what these technologies are improving in the enterprise, and how IT has to adjust to deal with these changes.

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  • BPO Firms in India & China Face Challenges From New Privacy Laws

    China and India are two popular destinations for outsourced business processes. Recent developments in the legal and regulatory environments in both countries might make it difficult for BPO firms to operate, particularly those that involve sensitive data such as contact details and personal information.

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  • IBM's Analytics and Outsourcing Boom in Record Q4

    Even if the announcements of IBM’s (newssite ) earnings were subtle -- compared to what we are used to with Larry Ellison and Oracle -- the figures that were published this week for the end of the fourth quarter were nonetheless dramatic.

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  • The Pros and Cons of Crowdsourcing your Development Work

    Web 2.0 led to many phenomena that changed our lives and crowdsourcing is definitely one of them. But if you are considering going the crowdsourcing route to get your development work completed (or any other work for that matter), then take minute to consider the pros and cons.

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  • SDForum Tackles Security Issues, Outsourcing, Compliance

    One of the perks of living in Silicon Valley is taking advantage of the SDForum, which usually promises some good healthy brain-overload on what's important to techies today. The SDForum has just announced its line-up of speakers for the Security Conference, which takes place this September 19.

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