Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Outsourcing Leaders Speak Up

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Computerworld Outsourcing
August 30, 2005
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In this issue:

* Outsourcing Leaders Speak Up
* Review: The World Is Flat
* Australian Bank To Keep IT Frontline In Country
* EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government
* Treasury Reopens Bidding For $1B Telecom Contract
* Ontario Gov't To Take Control Of Controversial IT System
* Brief: Brief: India Plans Registry of Outsourcing Staff

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Outsourcing Leaders Speak Up

Chalre Associates' Richard Mills, on the scene in Manila, finds some
offshore outsourcing managers who are willing to talk openly about
their experiences.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104151,00.html?nlid=XSP

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Review: The World Is Flat

Thomas Hoffman reviews Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Thomas
Friedman's latest effort, as well as books on how to get the most out
of your team and how to handle tough questions.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104176,00.html?nlid=XSP

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Australian Bank To Keep IT Frontline In Country

ANZ Bank is giving the market-driven fashion of offshoring IT and
support center services a firm reality check, with a senior executive
revealing his organization intends to keep customer-facing services in
Australia.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104134,00.html?nlid=XSP

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EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government

The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions will save $324 million per
year through 2010 by renegotiating IT services contracts with
Electronic Data Systems.

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Treasury Reopens Bidding For $1B Telecom Contract

The Treasury Department is once again seeking bids for a $1 billion
communications contract, after determining that existing GSA contracts
failed to meet its needs.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104203,00.html?nlid=XSP

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Ontario Gov't To Take Control Of Controversial IT System

Accenture is preparing to turn control of the welfare system it built
for Ontario to the Canadian provincial government. The custom-built
system still draws criticism from some quarters.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104219,00.html?nlid=XSP

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Brief: India Plans Registry of Outsourcing Staff

Next month, India's National Association of Software and Service
Companies will begin work on an online national registry of workers
at business process outsourcing firms

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