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September 23, 2009

Dell Buys Perot Systems - Sign of Recovery?

Dell purchasing Perot Systems, the enterprise technology services firm, points to signs that technology services will be in demand in the near future. This must surely be a sign of recovery for the US economy. Or is Dell just chasing huge increases in health care and the federal government to support Obama's proposed plans?

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September 15, 2009

How to Catch Dirty Vendor Tricks

Ahhh... the tricks vendors will play when trying to sell software. This is agreat list of tricks vendors use quite often to "make the sale" right before socking you with a large bill for other neccesary services.

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UPS Ups Anti Againt FedEx Kinkos with Online Printing

Web-print services are a great solution for printing brochures, flyers, tri-folds, business cards or even invitations. I've used them for years to print my Christmas cards. Because of the volume and scale of most online or web printing shops their costs are quite reasonable. Interesting that UPS has entered this market - presumably to compete with FedEx Kinkos.

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September 03, 2009

Today's Outsourcing News - 09/03/2009

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August 17, 2009

SMBs spend more, enterprises buy more managed services

By Carol Wilson at http://telephonyonline.com: Large enterprises are still planning to cut IT and telecom spending, but small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are ready to invest more, according to two new studies out this week from Forrester Research. Both groups show more interest in buying managed services, and larger companies are doing more of that buying already.

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How to Select a Business Process Management Vendor

Good tips for selection a business process management vendor from CIO Midmarket:

Business process management (BPM) has seen increased interest during the past year as organizations look to automate and streamline business processes to wring out cost and become more efficient. So for those that are evaluating business process management solutions vendors and tools to map processes and integrate electronic workflows, we have compiled a list of questions to ask up front to ensure a good technology fit.

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August 04, 2009

Offshoring by US companies surges: survey

(AFP) WASHINGTON — US companies are increasingly turning to offshoring their functions to achieve cost savings, and few plan to bring those jobs back to the United States, the Conference Board said Monday.

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