Since Gartner coined the term of bimodal IT, plenty of CIOs have jumped on the bandwagon and separated their IT departments into two camps. But a recent report from Forrester suggests that bimodal IT only complicates things, and the real success lies in business technology units. Source: Should you hire for bimodal IT? | CIO
For the first time a Danish state workplace sent jobs overseas. 35 Filipino IT workers have for a half year been working with monitoring and testing tasks for Energinet.dk. The relocation has not led to layoffs in Denmark, says IT Director. In many years you have heard of Danish jobs moving abroad, but so far..
Code review lets you verify candidate’s programming skills and assess their approach to code quality. Find out why coding tests should include code review. To hire a software developer is a long term investment. Make sure that it is not only soft-skills and first impression that make you choose a candidate, but also hardcore skills..
Montage, a new tool from Google’s Jigsaw tech incubator, is designed to help excavate, map, tag and sort YouTube evidence from conflict zones and protests. Source: Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting | WIRED
When your CEO doesn’t care, your seat is getting hot Once again an American company go to the extreme and use outsourcing of IT as an instrument to cover-up missing leadership and bad management. It is a great paradox in a time where the world lack millions of software developers and IT professionals some CEO’s..
Paper: Cultural Intelligence and Offshore Outsourcing Success: A Framework of Firm-Level Intercultural Capability Abstract: This article discusses the importance of firm-level cultural intelligence in the context of international business ventures such as offshoring. We identify the recent movement toward global delivery models in offshoring ventures as the strategic imperative for offshoring partners to acquire and..
Disruptive Innovation is changing the B2B IT Outsourcing ecosystem in 2016 The accelerated ability to access information with just a few keystrokes is changing everything – including how customers make procurement of IT Outsourcing services. Correctly implemented such a service fulfill all the criteria defined as ‘Disruptive Innovation‘ The hardest thing to grasp about B2B selling..
What is an ExO? Exponential Organizations are characterized by accelerating growth in an unprecedented speed thanks to assets like community Big Data and sophisticated algorithms. They typically start out very flat, but once they start move, they are unstoppable. These days you see ExO’s appear in the consumer marked with Holiday and Taxi portals but..
How to choose the best IT outsourcing Provider? – Part 1 by Yulia Chekhlova is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at ISS Art, edited and published by Resiport. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at Resiport. Any views expressed in this article are..
It all starts with data Before we launched Resiport – The B2B IT outsourcing portal – we carefully used almost a year to go through data available on the Internet on more than 3.000 IT outsourcing providers. Based on this data we invited 800 IT outsourcing providers to participate in our Beta program. So far 90+ %..