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Category Archives: Procurement, Engineering & Supply Chain Outsourcing

Blockchain Brings Us Into The Future, But Only After It Drags Up The Past: Interoperability Becomes An Actual Issue Again

Blockchain Brings Us Into The Future, But Only After It Drags Up The Past: Interoperability Becomes An Actual Issue Again

The interoperability problems blockchain brings

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PLM Services Blueprint 2016: Attractive Again

PLM Services Blueprint 2016: Attractive Again

There is a renewed interest in the PLM market.

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Has Samsung blown up the IoT market with its HARMAN acquisition?

Has Samsung blown up the IoT market with its HARMAN acquisition?

Analysis of Samsung's HARMAN acquisition and its IoT ambitions!

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How As-a-Service Coming of Age Changes the Dynamics in the Procurement BPO market

How As-a-Service Coming of Age Changes the Dynamics in the Procurement BPO market

Procurement BPO has seen a more rapid move to “As-a-Service” —agile and on-demand—than other horizontal offerings. This blog explains why.

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So, how can you actually get more “As-a-Service”? 5 Key Elements from Procurement Services

So, how can you actually get more “As-a-Service”? 5 Key Elements from Procurement Services

Procurement BPO has changed substantially over the last decade. Growing maturity of procurement technology and commodification of significant parts of the procurement value chain has altered the value proposition and composition of procurement BPO.

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Why should software engineering service providers utilize metrics-based software code reuse?

Why should software engineering service providers utilize metrics-based software code reuse?

Why and how of code reuse in software product engineering outsourcing.

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Cognizant splashes out $128 million to bolster Oil & Gas practice

Cognizant splashes out $128 million to bolster Oil & Gas practice

With the realization firmly sinking that the new normal in Oil & Gas is ‘lower for longer’, it is hard to find service providers investing heavily to build out their Oil & Gas Practice. Until Cognizant announced plans to acquire Frontica’s IT outsourcing and BPO business for $128 million, a service provider born in the Oil & Gas industry.

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From Russia With Love: Infosys Provides Engineering Services to You!

From Russia With Love: Infosys Provides Engineering Services to You!

Analysis of Infosys Ansaldo Energia engineering services deal.

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Three Charts That Show Why Automotive Is in the Driving Seat of Engineering Services

Three Charts That Show Why Automotive Is in the Driving Seat of Engineering Services

Three charts from Q2 Engineering Services Trends report to convince you that automotive is in the driving seat of engineering services growth.

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What Drives Engineering Service Providers Revenue: Customers Quantity or Customer Quality?

What Drives Engineering Service Providers Revenue: Customers Quantity or Customer Quality?

What is more important – customer quantity or customer quality?

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