Do service providers pose a security risk?

Do service providers pose a security risk?

Although IT security standards at some offshore development centres may seem shoddy, one Canadian outsourcing service provider says that shouldn’t...

September 9th, 2004 Patricia Pickett

Outsourcing popular, but complicated

Outsourcing popular, but complicated

According to IDC Canada, the financial services industry is hot on outsourcing IT tasks. IT outsourcing is expected to grow...

August 31st, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

HP to manage IT for Finnish energy giant

HP to manage IT for Finnish energy giant

Finnish energy giant Fortum Corp. has signed a five-year agreement with Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) to manage its IT infrastructure and...

August 24th, 2004 Scarlet Pruitt

How GM saved a billion dollars

How GM saved a billion dollars

General Motors Corp.'s (GM) IT group has undergone a thorough transformation in the last eight years, one that has seen...

July 14th, 2004 Jeff Caruso

Offshoring’s victims: Two stories

Offshoring’s victims: Two stories

Michael Emmons lost his US$90,000 a year job as an applications developer and consultant with Siemens AG when the work...

July 5th, 2004 Ryan Francis

Outsourcing spending to increase by 2005: study

Outsourcing spending to increase by 2005: study

A study released Thursday by research firm Ipsos-Reid Corp. predicts that the number of companies that outsourced key services in...

June 9th, 2004 Patricia Pickett

Offshore increasingly attractive

Offshore increasingly attractive

Satyam chief B. Ramalinga Raju remembers the day in 1992 when he decided the IT services work he was doing...

November 27th, 2003 Michael MacMillan

The virtues of VPNs

The virtues of VPNs

The challenges placed on today's network infrastructures are forever growing. Networks now must not only handle an ever-increasing array and...

November 14th, 2003 Tom Venetis

Shipping projects overseas becoming more attractive

Shipping projects overseas becoming more attractive

B. Ramalinga Raju remembers the day in 1992 when he decided the IT services work he was doing for John...

November 11th, 2003 Michael MacMillan