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Earlier this year, Everest Group conducted its annual study of high total contract value ITO deals to gain insight into how a variety of parameters correlates with deal activity. The study, which is part of our ITO Request for Information 2011 report, analyzed 467 ITO deals across 16 service providers (a combination of MNCs, Tier-1 [...]
This past weekend Wipro announced it was adding employee attrition and customer satisfaction to the criteria upon which its senior management will be evaluated, and the metrics will be linked to quarterly compensation. This move clearly exposes that the employee satisfaction (and hence retention) and client satisfaction issues arising from Indian IT providers’ tremendous growth [...]
Per our observations of the evolution of the service provider landscape before and after the recession, the single most important factor we have seen for creating differentiation in the IT applications outsourcing (AO) market is significant strengthening of vertical/domain expertise. And recognizing the need for “vertical-specificity” in the AO market, earlier this year we launched [...]
In my May 3 blog entitled “Size Does Matter – The Real Pecking Order of Indian IT Service Providers” – I commented on the rapid growth achieved by the Top 5 Indian IT majors or WITCH (Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Cognizant, and HCL) in the last few quarters. Last week as we were rounding up our [...]
The worldwide IT security market is already quite sizeable, exceeding US$25 billion. And all industry analysts are predicting 20-30 percent growth in the next three years. Multiple drivers will fuel this growth, including increasing complexity of IT solutions – which raises the level of challenges for supporting security – and much higher value assigned to [...]