Category Archives: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and BPaaS

What's that noise? Is it Donald Sutherland... or the delicate sound of thunder?

What's that noise?  Is it Donald Sutherland... or the delicate sound of thunder?

Cloud's not simply about outsourcing the heavy-duty computing grunt - it's about the delivery of real business services, enabled by the applications needed to support them, and powered by the requisite computing and network infrastructure to host and deliver them. Moreover, Cloud computing represents a crucial next layer of cost-elimination from the corporate infrastucture. While many moons off being actual reality, the seeds have been planted and we see entire industries scurrying to develop applications, datacenters and managed services to support it.

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Bill and Phil... uncensored, unfettered, unrestrained

Bill and Phil... uncensored, unfettered, unrestrained

Horses for Sources Founder and CEO, Phil Fersht, is interviewed on the future of the HR Outsourcing industry by HR Technology Columnist Bill Kutik on the Bill Kutik Radio Show. Tuned is today at 12.00pm Eastern Standard time: http://www.billkutikradioshow.com

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Professor Atwood saddles up to the ITO podium

Professor Atwood saddles up to the ITO podium

Industry veteran Mike Atwood joins Horses' as Expert Contributor for IT Outsourcing strategies.

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NorthgateArinso buys its way to top spot in Enterprise HRO - and it only cost them $100m

NorthgateArinso buys its way to top spot in Enterprise HRO - and it only cost them $100m

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The Industry Speaks, Part VI: Customers increasingly look to industry-specific BPO solutions, but which vendors will ultimately invest to define and deliver them?

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The move to greater domain-specificity is intrinsically tied to the business utility model of the future, where we are starting to see signs of the convergence of SaaS, Cloud and BPO/ITO models within an engagement structure

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The Industry Speaks, Part IV: Cloud services will separate the "real" business services providers from the body-shoppers

Gruyere

Cloud Computing presents the biggest opportunity for today's services vendors to deliver blended IT/BPO services. Vendors pushing standard labor arbitrage services under a thin veneer of "Cloud marketing" will quickly get cast aside as the table-stakes get a lot tougher

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The Industry Speaks, Part III: Demand for outsourcing is reaching new heights, but will vendors disappoint?

The Industry Speaks, Part III:  Demand for outsourcing is reaching new heights, but will vendors disappoint?

What are customers intending to do this year with their outsourcing strategies? When when we spoke to 1055 customers, intermediaries and vendors across the global sourcing industry earlier this month, they gave us the real picture

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Getting even more Ruest... Part Dieu

Ruest

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Simply Lowell (Part II)

Lowell_Williams

So here's the eagerly-awaited second part of the Lowell Williams experience, where we decided to give him 30 minutes of fame. Over to Equattera's HRO mega-star with the handbrake firmly in the off position...

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2010 Predictions for the Outsourcing Industry

The Future

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