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The global software development outsourcing industry is projected to increase by 70% between 2022 and 2023, according to tech services provider Commit.
Outsourcing tech talent is becoming an essential ingredient for success, but the benefits are perceived differently across roles and organizations. Commit found that while HR leaders see the top benefit of outsourcing as cost savings (48%), CTOs perceive outsourcing as a key to quickly scaling (42%). However, regardless of the role, the greatest concern over outsourcing talent is the quality of work (56%).
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Computacenter has released a very impressive set of results this morning, with top line Group revenue up 26.9% (constant currency) to £5.2bn and a 31.5% increase in adjusted profit before tax. Indeed, adjusted profit before tax has doubled in the three years since its 2018 results.
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As announced in a Ministerial Statement by the Minister for Media, Data, and Digital Infrastructure, Julia Lopez, the UK Government has made another step in its journey towards making digital identities as trusted and secure as official documents like passports and driving licences.
ikram Singh, country head of TCS Australia and New Zealand, said that the centre will provide support for organisations that want to innovate at scale, whether it is ramping up their cloud adoption or solving a business problem through technology.
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US headquartered technology holding company, SS&C completed its acquisition yesterday of UK Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software specialist Blue Prism. The £1.24bn deal was first announced back in November and sees the Warrington headquartered RPA pioneer become the latest UK tech starlet to leave the London market. The new combined entity will operate as SS&C Blue Prism, and report to Mike Megaw, Managing Director, Business Process Automation.
Specifically, BT will be drawing on the Google Cloud portfolio of infrastructure, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics services to digitally transform its business.
Quantanite, a business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer experience (CX) solutions company, today announced the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of its newest World Class Customer Experience Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Having already established itself in South Africa since early 2020, Quantanite has experienced rapid growth in the region, acquiring some 30+ clients over the past 2 years and employing over 400 employees. With projected growth ambitions drastically exceeded, the company has today opened its new state of the art facility in Sandton, a financial centre of Johannesburg which forms part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.
Multinational professional services company Accenture recently announced that it will discontinue doing business in Russia as a result of its continued attacks on Ukraine.
In a statement, the company said that they stand “with the people of Ukraine, governments, companies, and individuals around the world calling for the immediate end to the unlawful and horrific attack on the people of Ukraine and their freedom.”
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Global Information Technology (IT), consulting, and business process services company Wipro Limited will be hiring more than 500 additional employees in Brazil to support its cloud expansion.
The company will be hiring for a range of roles that includes IT, engineering, consulting, business development, and operations.
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Ukraine’s $6.8 billion information technology (IT) sector is at great risk amid the current conflict with Russia. Kerry Hallard, Chief Executive of trade group Global Sourcing Association, said the war could have “massive repercussions” because Ukraine is a major provider of IT services to multinational banking, insurance, and other financial services operations firms. According to a 2021 report by the IT Ukraine Association, the country is a “breeding ground” for software development talent with over 200,000 professionals in the industry. Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven tool Grammarly, freelance platform Fiverr, productivity app Readdle are just among many applications developed in Ukraine.