Friday, June 4

The Vanishing IT Department & The Outsourcing Effect

Art Jahnke writes in C: Is Outsourcing Stealing Our Spirit?

In the June 1 issue of CIO magazine, columnist Jerry Gregoire argues [The Vanishing IT Department
] that outsourcing is not the biggest threat to modern IT departments. At least, it’s not the biggest direct threat. Gregoire, a former CIO of PepsiCo and Dell, says the thing that’s really killing IT these days is energy—a lack of energy to chase down new talent, to bring it in-house and get it juiced about being part of a kick-ass IT team.

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* The IT Directors view of outsourcing

* Study: India's outsourcing industry continues to boom

* HP stepping up outsourcing in India, sources say

* Dell's outsourcing 'time bomb'

* Microsoft and HP step up Indian outsourcing

* US coming to terms with outsourcing