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Can you help a true friend of Nasscom to get better?

If you are a regular at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum, held every February in Mumbai, then you must surely know Alex Blues. Alex is one of the most knowledgeable people in the world in the field of outsourcing, with a track record  that includes being a partner at PA Consulting, a Director at KPMG, a director at Orbys, and he was once the European head of Syntel. more

Reboot the CIO

Think for a moment about how this industry is changing. more

The social media wedding

A lot of people have been asking me about my recent wedding. If you were not aware, I organised it all using Facebook and the guests were live tweeting the event during the day. It was filmed by the BBC and featured as part of a radio show called “A Secret History of Social Networking”… more

Research undertaken at NASSCOM ILF

Alex Blues, the resident outsourcing guru at PA Consulting in London, is in Mumbai for the NASSCOM event. Take a look at his arriving at NASSCOM video here… more

Do people prefer *any* accent?

If you are British – like me – then you know a few things about regional accents. Stereotypes about people, and who they are, exist based on where you are from in UK itself, let alone outside the country. more

ILF Day One summary

We all have our own take on what happened on day one, and I am being bombarded with views and opinions now on day two, but here is what I published with my take on the ILF so far in yesterday. Do you agree?
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