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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in December 2003
Orders for tech hardware rose 23.7% in September compared with the previous year.
Two contracts valued together at $3.3B went to Computer Sciences Corp. and Accenture.
It appears next year will continue to see large companies move technology work offshore.
Financial-services firm hands off its infrastructure in a deal worth $600 million
RFID and GPS can help secure cargo across international trade routes
SAS Group will turn over the operation of its IT infrastructure under a deal worth more than $1 billion.
The vendor will evaluate how tracking technologies such as RFID and GPS can be used to help secure cargo as it moves through international trade routes.
It lost a multibillion-dollar contract to provide payment systems to Britain's tax authority--a contract it had held since the early '90s.
India-based vendors are setting up business-process outsourcing arms to service the legal industry.
IBM's industry focus reaches beyond software to include all parts of the business, from consulting to sales
It plans to move away from producing generic business software and will tailor virtually all of its offerings and sales efforts for users in specific industries.