Outsourcing round up 03 December 2009

Outsourcing IT can be controversial. As a result there is always lots to write about.

Here are a selection of links to interesting stories so far this week.

1 – https://www.computerweekly.com/news/1280091552/1000-angry-HP-EDS-staff-vote-to-strike

Many EDS staff are not happy. Since HP took over the company in 2008 there have been thousands of job cuts and reductions in other benefits.

2 – http://www.cbronline.com/news/hcl_unveils_new_suite_of_data_centre_services_091201

HCL is also bolstering its offering with a raft of new datacentre services

3 – https://www.computerweekly.com/news/1280091544/Seven-steps-to-outsourcing-heaven

A report by the Warwick Business Schools offers businesses a guide to help them get more out of outsourcing contracts.

4 – https://www.computerweekly.com/news/1280091533/BP-outsources-comms-and-supplier-management-to-T-Systems

BP has outsourced its voice and data comms to T-Systems. It is also passing the supplier responsibility for managing its multi-sourcing strategy for comms.

There is never a dull day in the outsourcing world.