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Posts Tagged ‘OUtsourcing’

  • The General Data Protection Regulation legislation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.

    Clean your 2017 data to start 2018 afresh

    November 28, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Clean your 2017 data to start 2018 afresh

    Widely touted as an organisation’s biggest asset, data is on the minds of a lot of companies. It’s being hailed as the secret to customer satisfaction, sales and marketing efforts, and a bird’s eye view of an organisation’s customer base. However, too...

  • 2016 enterprise IT predictions

    February 2, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on 2016 enterprise IT predictions

    The biggest trend in 2016 will be the balancing act that companies face: to optimise core processes, while simultaneously building innovation capabilities that generate competitive advantage. This dynamic has been spoken about for the past couple of years...

  • A new approach to outsourcing in the changed economy

    November 26, 2013 • Southern AfricaComments Off on A new approach to outsourcing in the changed economy

    Despite the global economic downturn in recent years, many outsourcing deals have been re-negotiated and extended.  In many such cases the deals changed, in the sense that the commercial model was scrutinised and optimised to meet client objectives. In some...

  • SA and IT outsourcing – what to expect in the coming years

    November 7, 2013 • Southern AfricaComments Off on SA and IT outsourcing – what to expect in the coming years

    With the South African IT services market expected to reach R53.3 billion by 2015, according to BMI TechKnowledge’s (BMI-T) South African IT Services Market Sizing and Forecast it is safe to say there is still considerable opportunity for IT players in...

  • The nature of IT expenditure moving into 2013

    September 21, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on The nature of IT expenditure moving into 2013

    Gavin Halse, Director of Product Strategy at Adapt IT, says IT managers are going to have to dramatically change their approach to motivating for budgetary increases if they are to survive and drive technological change in the organisation.  “Budgets are...

  • The Rise of Multisourcing Service Integrators

    June 25, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on The Rise of Multisourcing Service Integrators

    There’s been a steady evolution in the management of third-party service providers in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) arena, and the way in which their services are integrated within the client’s environment. Alan Turnley-Jones, Director of...

  • Management consulting relevant for current business

    September 21, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Management consulting relevant for current business

    At the core of management consulting, is the need to always know more than your client about a changing technology and industry landscape, underpinned by market conditions and workforce shifts.  This inherent expectation from clients hasn’t changed, but in...

  • Outsourcing is the first step towards IT services

    August 17, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Outsourcing is the first step towards IT services

    Cloud computing is the IT buzz phrase of the moment and if one cuts through the profusion of definitions of what Cloud computing actually is, it boils down to IT as a utility – a pay per use approach akin to other utilities such as electricity and...

  • Accenture Nigeria drives skills project

    July 11, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Accenture Nigeria drives skills project

    Accenture Nigeria, a management consulting and technology service company, has empowered four Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under its “Skills to Succeed” programme, aimed at creating jobs and building businesses to equip 250 000 global citizens by...

  • Multinationals turn to outsourced FM for better benefits

    July 8, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Multinationals turn to outsourced FM for better benefits

    Researchers are suggesting that the emerging markets will increasingly drive the global economic growth. This impacts business in two ways -organisations will look to increase efficiencies and lower spend, and will consider expanding into growth markets. This...

  • QlikTech signs information management deal

    June 30, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on QlikTech signs information management deal

    QlikTech, a business intelligence software company, has announced a global partnership agreement with Capgemini, a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The new deal will offer its customers added value services and solutions for...

  • Egypt hopes outsourcing will create jobs

    January 26, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments (3)

    In recent years Egypt has opened itself as a hub for outsourcing, particularly in the technology sector. In doing so, the government hopes to create much-needed jobs for fresh graduates and is even hoping to revamp the education system to include tech...

  • South African BPO industry set for growth in 2011

    January 10, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on South African BPO industry set for growth in 2011

    Over the course of the past decade South Africa has developed into a world class BPO & O (Business Process Outsourcing & Offshoring) destination supporting 10,000 offshore related jobs. By 2015 this number is expected to rise to 40,000 making the...

  • Outsourcing, open-source and monitoring – an outlook for 2011

    December 17, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Outsourcing, open-source and monitoring – an outlook for 2011

    The year 2010 has been one of slow recovery and rebuilding following the economic meltdown, a year in which investment into infrastructure and upgrades was slow and many companies focused on weathering the storm and tightening budgets to reduce excess...

  • Top 10 Forces to Impact Outsourcing and IT Services Industry

    September 8, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 10 Forces to Impact Outsourcing and IT Services Industry

    Gartner has identified 10 major forces that are actively reshaping the future of IT services and the outsourcing market. “Buyers, providers and investors in the IT services market confront the same confluence of market and technological forces, even though...

  • Has IT outsourcing had its heyday?

    July 28, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Has IT outsourcing had its heyday?

    As technology advances, the benefits of insourcing far outweighs outsourcing, says Craig Arenhold, CEO of Fundamental Software. While outsourcing has been a major trend in the IT industry for some years now, that tide is starting to turn. Many companies are...