Wednesday, September 17, 20033Com to outsource manufacturing, cuts jobs 3Com Corp. will outsource all of its manufacturing in an effort to further reduce costs, resulting in up to 1,000 job cuts, the network hardware maker recently announced.
Wednesday, September 17, 2003Gateway plans 850 additional manufacturing layoffs Gateway Inc. will cut 850 manufacturing jobs in addition to the 450 announced at the beginning of September, and further layoffs will come later this year, the firm recently announced.
Monday, September 15, 2003Outsourcing guide: Vietnam As an outsourcing location, Vietnam is about 10 years behind India. It has attracted attention because its education systems are good, but its graduates lack adequate English proficiency. Telecommunications, power and buildings need improvement, and uncertainty about the region's stability remains.
Friday, August 08, 2003Modest recovery in IT spending: survey Half of those polled say they'll spend more during the remainder of 2003.
Friday, July 25, 2003Bell Canada and CGI extend outsourcing agreement BCE Inc. and CGI Group Inc. announced on Thursday plans to extend their current information systems and IT outsourcing agreement.
Friday, July 25, 2003Managed services gets boosted by BI Expanding on traditional outsourcing arrangements and focusing on improvements across the enterprise is what NCR Canada says makes its new business intelligence (BI) managed services stand out from the pack.
Tuesday, June 17, 2003Two insurers select own solutions In a time of ever increasing technological complexity, some companies in the financial services industry are looking to outsource whole departments while others are more apt to ‘out-task’ only certain things.
Monday, June 16, 2003Sourcing vendors expand beyond Global 500 A survey released in April reveals that business process outsourcing (BPO) vendors are expanding their offerings to smaller companies, bringing BPO outsourcing beyond the realm of only the large corporations.
Friday, May 30, 2003Masters of their own house Richard Fung is currently enjoying what he calls the “post-retirement” stage of his career. An IT industry veteran with nearly 35 years of experience, Fung has witnessed many changes, including the incredible boom in the late 1990s — and the subsequent bust.
Thursday, May 01, 2003Ontario CIOs eye wireless, IM and…nanotech Governments need to be diligent in tracking technology trends in order to provide the right applications and services to citizens at the right time, Ontario’s chief technology officer told delegates at a recent roundtable meeting.
Monday, April 21, 2003IDC: Global systems integration services market still growing While the double-digit growth seen in the systems integration (SI) services market is a thing of the past, IDC Ltd. in Framingham, Mass., released a report Tuesday indicating this market will start to recover in the second half of 2003, and will grow six per cent in 2004.
Thursday, April 17, 2003Storage infrastructure gets a management blanket When performance issues became a concern for HP Services and it seemed as though its infrastructure was stretched to the limit, the company went looking for a way to increase capacity.
Thursday, April 03, 2003A six-part strategy to step up security Companies have recently been curtailing their IT spending, but there is a hidden cost. For years security was an afterthought and as a result lagged far behind the rest of IT in dollars spent. The result today is less than ideal corporate security and little money directed at fixing the problem.
Thursday, April 03, 2003Ghana jumps into BPO The West African nation of Ghana is looking to offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) to diversify the revenue stream for the country's economy.
Sunday, March 30, 2003Ghana jumps into BPO The West African nation of Ghana is looking to offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) to diversify the revenue stream for the country's economy.
Monday, March 24, 2003Getronics to sell non-core businesses Getronics NV will sell off select assets to reduce its debt and restore the confidence of customers and the financial marketsthe Dutch IT services provider said Friday.
Thursday, March 20, 2003Defending the digital frontier Lately companies have been curtailing their IT spending, but there is a hidden cost. For years security was an afterthought and as a result lagged far behind the rest of IT in dollars spent. The result today is less than ideal corporate security and little money directed at fixing the problem.
Thursday, March 06, 2003Greg Enright : Outsourcees cook up a plan Service providers look to sell the whole bundle, not just one piece.
Thursday, March 06, 2003Support grows for offshore outsourcing As chief information officers and IT managers continue to grapple with tight budgets and seek to lower costs, they are increasingly resorting to offshore outsourcing, Gartner Inc.'s Dataquest Inc. division said recently.
Monday, March 03, 2003IBM Canada and National Bank Financial get closer The Canadian outsourcing market showed no indication of slowing down on Tuesday as IBM Canada Ltd. announced it has inked a $200-million, eight-year deal with the National Bank Financial, a subsidiary of the National Bank of Canada, to manage its IT operations.
Thursday, February 06, 2003Firm predicts IT jobs are moving to outsourcing As many as 35 per cent to 45 per cent of U.S. and Canadian IT workers will find themselves replaced by contractors, consultants, offshore technicians and part-time workers by 2005, according to a report issued this week by New Canaan, Conn.-based Foote Partners LLC.
Thursday, January 30, 2003Offshore outsourcing gains steam As chief information officers and IT managers continue to grapple with tight budgets and seek to lower costs, they are increasingly resorting to offshore outsourcing, Gartner Inc.'s Dataquest Inc. division said Thursday.
Thursday, October 31, 2002Telcos pitch outsourcing to enterprises For the Canadian Department of National Defence, personnel and budget cuts were reasons to take a look at telecom outsourcing. The department was also anticipating an increase in bandwidth demand.
Thursday, October 31, 2002The New Shape Of CRM Projects Here’s a riddle: what costs US$100 million and doesn’t work 70 per cent of the time? Answer: a customer relationship management system.