Boom In Information Technology

Boom In Information Technology

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Today we are seeing a boom in the information technology sector. This has been fuelled by a number of reasons. We can look at a few of these over here. Better Lifestyle Today people are looking for a better lifestyle and information technology is helping in achieving just that. With information at your fingertips, you are able to make informed decisions. You know exactly what is happening around you, when and where. This lets you plan things better. The social media is the buzzword today. Now you can remain in touch with your friends all around the world. Sharing of even your daily activities has become a norm. So now you know what your friends are up to, what they are eating, where they hang around, their latest fashion craze…
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Freelancer’s Life

Freelancer’s Life

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A freelancer’s life looks really interesting from a distance. But the fact is that it is a life full of responsibility and a lot of hard work. In fact, there are a number of aspects here. We can look at all of these one by one in order to understand everything better. Flexibility in freelancer’s life The most attractive part of a freelancer’s life is the flexibility. There is the option to work from anywhere and at any time. In fact, this is definitely a sort of freedom which people crave for. Now it is important to look at things from another perspective. People work as a freelancer due to a number of reasons. It can be family reasons like small kids at home or illness or old parents who cannot…
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Digital India Programme of GOI

Digital India Programme of GOI

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The Digital India initiative has been undertaken in order to seek e-governance and make India digitally empowered. It is being projected at Rs. 1,13,000 crore for preparing India to move towards this kind of transformation. The government services will become electronically available to citizens so that it becomes easier to do business in the country. Infrastructure This Digital India program is having a vision of providing high speed internet services to people in gram panchayats across the country. Bank accounts for individuals are a high priority. Next is a safe and secure cyber space for all. Governance The citizens will have easy access to government services as these will be made available online. It will be easier to do transactions as they will be done through the electronic medium. The…
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Challenges Of Project Managers

Challenges Of Project Managers

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Project managers needs to balance all the elements of any complex project. These include time, money as well as people. In addition are the unexpected obstacles that spring up on a daily basis. These are a few of the project management challenges encountered by them on the job. Ambiguous Goals Goals are not clearly defined in many cases. In such a situation, the whole project as well as the team suffers. The project will have little chance of succeeding in such cases. This is why the project manager must always ask the right questions in the beginning itself. This has to be done in order to establish as well as communicate clear goals from the start itself so that there is no ambiguity or confusion later on. Changes In Scope…
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Benefits of Software Services Outsourcing

Benefits of Software Services Outsourcing

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There are a number of immediate benefits that accrue from the outsourcing of software services. This is why it is so popular and being favored by all. We can look into some of these benefits here. Cost Control You are not spending on so many things. Basically there are no fixed IT costs for you. There are only variable costs that allow you to budget effectively. You are only paying for what you are using and only when you need it. You are not investing in infra or manpower for your IT operations. Next, you are not paying for up gradation or for training. Hence you are cutting down on costs in a big way. Labor Cost Control Hiring and firing of staff is an expensive and time consuming exercise.…
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India as an Outsourcing Leader

India as an Outsourcing Leader

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A survey done recently indicates that almost 80% of European as well as American outsourcing firms are ranking India as a leader amongst outsourcing destinations. Even the National Association of Software & Service Companies (NASSCOM) reports that nearly half of the Fortune 500 companies are outsourcing software development to India. There are a number of other countries as competitors, such as China, Ireland, Philippines and Mexico but India still remains the top outsourcing destination. There are many reasons behind this which are leading India to experience a growth rate of nearly 25–30% each year. Large Talent Pool India has a vast pool of skilled human resource. This country has a huge population with around 3.1 million graduates being added to its workforce per year. It has the largest English speaking…
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Advisors’ Role In IT Outsourcing Marketplace

Advisors’ Role In IT Outsourcing Marketplace

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As the service marketplace continues to grow toward Outsourcing 3.0, both customers and suppliers are starting to understand the advantages of standardization and economy-of-scale. As such, customers are increasingly willing to alter their complicated and ineffective internal procedures and conditions and embrace the supplier’s standardized option at a lower price. Paradoxically, while delivery of services is growing toward standardization and simplicity, service delivery processes have become more sophisticated and multi-layered. The advisory talent that used to charge $300 per hour while working for advisory and outsourcing companies have gone out independently. Now their sourcing expertise is accessible to IT departments at as much as half the price of what they used to charge. Outsourcing advisory procurement The economic slowdown has taken its toll on the IT services sector, and therefore,…
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