CPG/Retail

From the Gulf War to the Windy City | Article

From the Gulf War to the Windy City | Article

After moving soldiers during the Gulf War, retired General Gus Pagonis is now moving merchandise as senior vice president of logistics at Sears.

The UK Perspective | Article

The UK Perspective | Article

As Richard Lister, head of the IT Outsourcing Group at the London-based Berwin Leighton law firm, looks at the U.K., he sees a maturing outsourcing market which he expects to be driven by three major trends in 1999.

Skilled Labor: A Continuing Industry Driver | Article

Skilled Labor: A Continuing Industry Driver | Article

Both customers and vendors will be taking a close look at their outsourcing activities in 1999, according to Michael Palma, research analyst for Dataquest…

Outsourcing: The First Option | Article

Outsourcing: The First Option | Article

International Outsourcing: Outsourcing: The First Option–Customers considering a move into the international marketplace should rank outsourcing as their number one option to support that growth. That bold statement sums up industry analyst Michael Corbett’s view of the role of outsourcing in the booming global marketplace.

EURO: Ready or Not, Here It Comes | Article

EURO: Ready or Not, Here It Comes | Article

On January 1, 1999, eleven member countries of the European Union (EU) will adopt the Euro as their common currency. This move has complex implications for outsourcing in Europe. It will affect existing and new contracts and, more fundamentally, have an impact on the market structure.

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The Path to Strategic Outsourcing | Article

The Path to Strategic Outsourcing | Article

Strategic outsourcing is gaining strength in the marketplace. That migration, according to Scott Andersen, operating executive, commercial sector, MCI Systemhouse, has followed a path from the completely vertically integrated companies.

Shine Your Little Light… | Article

Shine Your Little Light… | Article

Candles are lighting the way to an e-commerce venture that has been in the works for two years and is just about to ignite. The story began in 1996 when Hallmark decided to return to their core competencies in paper goods and cards and sell off their candle-making operations.

The Buzz About E-Business | Article

The Buzz About E-Business | Article

Over the past two years, the state of e-business has evolved from lightly regarded to a hot topic among senior executives. That’s been the experience of Neil Isford, vice president, e-business services, IBM Global Services.

Measuring Value in IT | Article

For many organizations, measuring the performance of the information systems divisions is a frustrating exercise. The problem centers around confusion over what should be measured and how, as well as uncertainty over how to define value.

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