SOA skills shortage stalling promise of new era

SOA skills shortage stalling promise of new era

A critical skills shortage is holding back the widespread use of service oriented architectures (SOA) and the promise of a...

October 18th, 2005 Rodney Gedda

Middle East market research firm takes a second look at Linux

Middle East market research firm takes a second look at Linux

As a market research firm, Pan Arab Research Centre (PARC) had its share of growing pains in an emerging market...

July 19th, 2005 Maddy Reddy

Printing returns to its Roots

Printing returns to its Roots

Two years ago Toronto-based clothing maker Roots Canada Ltd. was faced with a choice: continue outsourcing some of its advertising...

November 25th, 2004 Patricia Pickett

Risks and rewards from offshore outsourcing

Risks and rewards from offshore outsourcing

While outsourcing IT services to an offshore firm may have seemed a radical concept a decade ago, it's now becoming...

November 26th, 2003 Michael MacMillan

Tips on better insourcing

Tips on better insourcing

Michael Palmer faced an extreme situation last year. The COO (and former CIO) of Allied Office Products had to slash...

October 1st, 2003 Stephanie Overby

German enterprises remain cautious about outsourcing

German enterprises remain cautious about outsourcing

Even though Deutsche Bank AG decided last year to outsource its IT operations to IBM Corp., German enterprises remain generally...

June 26th, 2003 John Blau

Motorola signs US$1.6 billion IT contract with CSC

Motorola signs US$1.6 billion IT contract with CSC

Sugar plums weren't dancing, but Motorola had visions of improving its IT costs after announcing on Thursday a 10-year, US$1.6...

March 26th, 2003 Allison Taylor

Networked storage security update and best practices

Networked storage security update and best practices

Access to data has evolved from in-house only to regional and global levels. In short, information has been made more...

March 3rd, 2003 Arthur B. Edmonds Jr

Pimm Fox: Avoid the decline of IT innovation

Pimm Fox: Avoid the decline of IT innovation

These benefits of shifting IT functions to third parties mask a perilous situation: the contraction of IT innovation. The debate...

October 31st, 2002 No Author