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How IT can survive digital transformation

The digital revolution is creating some chaos for the traditional IT organization. Will it languish? Will it die a slow death? Not at all. The IT organization will continue to be integral to the success of an enterprise and its...

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How aligning with the organization's strategy ensures outsourcing success

Although well thought upfront, the alignment of an organization’s strategy with their decision to outsource tends sometimes to be focused on short-term attainment of the organization’s bottom line and cost reduction targets. There are...

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How deadlines can kill your outsourcing deal in India

Business relationships that focus on transaction only inevitably lead to a fixation on time and material. But India has a culturally based notion for creativity, which is the source of innovation. Clients in the west should not waste...

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IT outsourcing deal values hit 10-year low

Amid increasing automation and decreasing prices, the IT outsourcing industry has just recorded its worst first quarter in terms of annual contract value of deals awarded since 2004. However, the current slowness is not necessarily a...

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What's new under the IT sun? Nothing and everything

Automation, cloud and mobile technologies are converging in ways that are changing how IT relates to the business. For IT to survive, it will need to function as a service integrator, facilitating operational solutions - not simply...

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How to get a better outsourcing deal

The trick is to recognize how IT outsourcers reduce costs and then find ways to share in those savings.

Capgemini to expand in North America with $4B acquisition of iGate

The deal is being financed by a mix of cash, debt and equity

Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas

Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

India's largest outsourcer said its business had grown well in the first quarter

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IT worker's lawsuit accuses Tata of discrimination

An IT worker is accusing Tata Consultancy Services of discriminating against American workers and favoring "South Asians" in hiring and promotion. It's backing up its complaint, in part, with numbers.

Indian outsourcer Satyam's founder guilty of accounting fraud, court rules

B. Ramalinga Raju confessed in 2009 that the company had overstated its revenue and profit for several years

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H-1B cap is reached with 'high number' of visa requests

The H-1B cap has been quickly reached, the U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Service said. The agency said it received a "high number" of visa petitions, but did not have a final count.

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The IT outsourcing price wars are on

Outsourcing customers are seeing some IT services prices dip as much as 40 percent. But industry experts advise caution during this period of industry transition.

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Game changers in successful outsourcing relationships

Organizations may adopt outsourcing as an alternative to reduce costs and minimize risks for activities not deemed core to the organizations’ business. However, an organization is usually unable to realize the desirable outsourcing...

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India: Where innovation is magic

India and innovation have been an unhappy couple for a long time. Now game changers are reinventing India's IT industry with innovation and professionalism.

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White House making it easier to get an L-1 visa

The White House has released a memo intended to give clarity over how businesses may use the temporary L-1 work visa, a document derided by critics of the H-1B visa.

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Ted Cruz, the presidential candidate who wants to increase the H-1B cap by 500%

It's going to be hard for the Republicans to field a presidential candidate as enthusiastic about the H-1B visa as U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

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The H-1B visa debate: Pain and the politics

This week's hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the H-1B visa program offered a compendium of thought, insight and friction. Here's a look at the debate from both sides.

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