Top 5 Online Courses on Big Data

With the meteoric rise of Big Data as a strategic tool for business, companies of all sizes are looking for employees with data science skills. The result is an increased demand for courses that equip one with Big Data knowledge and skill set. Whether you are a fresh graduate or an industry pro, if you […]

Blending the Worlds of BPM and Social Media

The worlds of social media and business process management or BPM are strange partners. EDP Renewables, a renewable energy firm however, made the strange work quite well together. The world of social networking platforms with players like Jive and Yammer fill the gaps in formal business processes. These platforms know who to connect with to […]

Allianz and IBM Set to Enter an Outsourcing Relationship

Allianz and IBM are tied in negotiations regarding outsourcing a significant portion of Allianz’s information technology services hitherto conducted in-house. Allianz, the German insurer company is planning a revamp of its internal IT services, hence the intention to outsource. Allianz’s integration with cloud technologies The experts at Allianz have decided to integrate their global data […]

New Study Reveals Large Gap Between India and China In Outsourcing

It is a well-known fact that China is well ahead on the population graph in comparison to India. A study from a top rated US business school, however reveals that China catching up to the outsourcing volume in India is highly unlikely. This revelation maybe surprising as the Chinese central government has introduced several policies […]

Vodafone renews their outsourcing contract with IBM

IBM and Vodafone have renewed their outsourcing contract. This contract comes on the heels of numerous contracts that are renewed and renegotiated before the term expires, an industry trend. The estimated value of the deal between IBM and Vodafone Essar is rumored to be around $1 billion. The new contract states that IBM will manage […]

IBM on the Downsizing Route

International Business Machines Corporation, largely known as IBM has recently been in the news for its downsizing efforts. Streamlining seems to be the mantra of choice as IBM is looking at more low profit business arms that it can get rid of. These rumors are credited to people aware of the company’s strategies and the […]

IBM Supports the US Visa Reform Bill

The Indian IT sector is finally seeing light at the end of the long tunnel that the US Visa reform created. The house version of the immigration bill, US has received support from IBM. The House version of the bill seems to be gaining more support mostly because of the lack of the outplacement clause. […]

IBM Relies on Big Data Analytics for a Sustainable Future

Big data analytics is clearly on a penetrative path across all arenas that rely on technology. Data analytics has also made its advent through IBM into the renewable energy, particularly wind power arena. The unreliable world of renewable energy Renewable energy is a largely unreliable source, this is due to its dependence on weather conditions […]

Procurement Outsourcing Market Expected to Continue Domination

The procurement outsourcing market has been gaining prominence in the global market. The phenomenal growth of 10 percent registered in 2012 meant that the market reached a total contract value of 1.72 billion US Dollars with nearly 220 billion US Dollars in managed spending. Understanding the growth of Procurement Outsourcing Industry experts expect this graph […]

Forrester BPM Suites Wave Report released for Q1 2013

The Forrester Wave Report encompassing BPM Suites, for the first quarter of 2013 was released on March 11, 2013 and it consisted of the usual players like IBM, Appian and Pegasystems along worth small industry veterans such as Bizagi and Handysoft. These small players were pitted against OpenText (formally known as Global360), TIBCO and Oracle. […]

Mobile BPM: Expectations and growth potential

Companies are increasingly focusing on mobile BPM due to the expanded scope of enterprise workflows to outside the office rather than just personal correspondence and email. However, the concept is still in its infancy and not many enterprises are aware of it in spite of the efforts from major players like IBM, Oracle and Appian. […]

Idea Cellular extends $700 million outsourcing contract with IBM

Idea Cellular Ltd, one of the major giants in mobile phone operations reported that it had extended its business IT outsourcing contract with IBM (International Business Machines Corp). According to the contract, the companies would work in collaboration till 2020 with an additional cash exchange of $700 million between the same. The contract for managing […]