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Genpact Acquires Headstrong

Genpact acquired Headstrong for $550 million in cash. Headstrong revenues for 2010 were $217 million. Genpact’s were $1.26 B. So unlike iGate’s acquisition of Patni, this isn’t remarkable in the minnow-swallowing-whale fashion. Nevertheless, the acquisition is a sensible one. It … Continue reading

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Indian IT Services: Quarter’s Roundup

Yesterday Cognizant announced their results for the quarter and the year. That rounded up the quarter for the major Indian IT services companies. I pulled some data together for the past five quarters. The results were pretty interesting. First, I … Continue reading

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iGate acquires Patni

iGate announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Patni. iGate with Apax Partners, will acquire 63% of the company for the final price of Rs. 503.50 effectively valuing Patni, the company at $1.5 Billion. By Indian law, iGate will … Continue reading

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The Cloud and Infrastructure Management Services

Infrastructure Management Services or IMS is one of the fastest growing services for IT Services companies. But computing infrastructure is what the Cloud will impact first and foremost. Is the fast growing IMS in jeopardy, then? There are good reasons … Continue reading

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Another Trip to the Cookie Jar

In August Congress passed a bill to fund enhanced border security which is now Public Law 111-230. The funding for this bill was achieved by increasing the visa fees for H-1B and L-1 visas by $2,000. The fees apply selectively … Continue reading

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The Problem with the Human Cloud

Last month I vented about why IT Services companies weren’t taking the lead on the Human Cloud. I met an executive at a leading offshore company recently who explained why this was so. In the past few years, clients have … Continue reading

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IT Services Should be Setting Agenda on Human Cloud

GigaOm’s conference NetWork 2010 next month is about the future of work. Mathew Ingram describes the collaboration in distributed teams as the Human Cloud The biggest change, for both workers and companies, is a move toward what we call “the … Continue reading

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