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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in August 2003
Deloitte Consulting's Carl Steidtmann says shipping IT work overseas will ultimately lead to more higher-paying jobs in the United States.
The vendor says it has won a $160 million contract to handle Boeing's voice networks and is close to a deal to provide HR services to Procter & Gamble.
Nation's fourth-largest IT outsourcing company will manage computers and provide help-desk support.
Many major U.S.-based IT services companies that have operations in Mumbai say they weren't affected, but some Indian-based service providers took a beating in the Indian stock market following the blast.
Technology to improve power companies' operations could help avert another blackout--but questions remain about the industry's commitment to IT
IBM will provide Diageo with a range of computing services, including the management of its data-center and server operations.
The Ohio utility, eyed as a possible cause of last week's blackout, plans to lay off as many as 230 IT workers following the completion of a big SAP implementation and to address staff redundancies after a merger.
It's rolling out an enterprisewide intranet and an SAP implementation that will simplify the distribution of 1,500 daily operational reports, but sources say more than 100 IT workers will be laid off in the coming weeks.
The total amount IBM paid for PricewaterhouseCoopers' consulting business stands at just under $4 billion.
One bright spot: Revenue from sales of IT services to federal, state, and local authorities increased 10.8%, to $281.7 million.
All-cash deal for Extreme Logic brings HP's .Net-related revenue from about $40 million to $85 million.
March acquisition of federal-services contractor Dyncorp helps services vendor's results.
It will manage and support desktops, servers, and mainframes for the financial-services company through 2013.
Firm prepares for wiped-out IT infrastructure and safety risks
Lockheed Martin will pay $658 million for ACS's government business, while ACS pays $107 million for Lockheed Martin's commercial business.
Managing partner Tom DeGarmo discusses his firm's plans to rebuild Iraq's IT and communications infrastructure.