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Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in February 2005
The company announced several initiatives, such as giving resellers access to industry specialists and providing volume discounts to smaller customers.
The 10-year contract to develop and host intranet applications for the U.K. Ministry of Defense is reportedly worth nearly $8 billion.
Global IT capabilities are part of EDS's pitch to continue relationship with automaker
Supply-chain and IT-network-visualization systems are two pilot projects EDS is working on to increase its GM business.
More companies are turning to third-party providers for HR services; tech managers need to pay special attention to privacy and security concerns.
Human-resources service center would probably be operated by the EDS-Towers Perrin joint venture.
Human-resources business-process-outsourcing market expected to reach $7 billion by 2008.
A decline in sales to the government hasn't hurt CSC's overall revenue.
The weak U.S. dollar helped boost worldwide IT services sales. Excluding that dip, however, means sales grew just 2.2%.
But new contract signings in the fourth quarter fall short of target.
Recent acquisition of rival Exult helps boost revenue 34%.
IBM continues to build its IT-centric business-services offerings.
A CSC unit will operate and support combat and operations-testing facilities for Navy submarines.