January, 2006

Random Thoughts for the Week?

Jan 31, 2006 Posted by

1) The success of Big Momma’s House 2 (#1 in box office returns last week) really shows the current state of the movie industry.  I guess I never realized the first "Big Momma’s House" was such a smashing success. 2) I don’t watch the show (only view the clips on the nightly news and commercials), […]

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Five Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job…

Jan 30, 2006 Posted by

…according to Suze Orman.  My favorite quote in the piece, "…if all you can think of Monday morning is how many hours until Friday, quitting time, you’ve got a problem."  For those counting only 34 hours left!

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The Future of Outsourcing

Jan 30, 2006 Posted by

I encourage you all to read last week’s article in BusinessWeek titled "The Future of Outsourcing".  Although I disagree with some of the minor facts, all in all, a good article.  I especially liked the "five offshore practices that pay off" (simply stated and effective).  Those include: Go offshore for the right reasons Choose your […]

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The Huntee Becomes the Hunter

Jan 29, 2006 Posted by

News today that CSC is in talks to acquire Siemens Business Services (SBS).  In the past few months, wide speculation had CSC going to HP, Lockheed Martin, and a handful of private equity investors.  This would be an interesting change of events and something to watch.   This combination of 2 multi-geo giants could be a […]

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And We Wonder Why Ford Is In Trouble…

Jan 26, 2006 Posted by

(My apologies in advance to those that may be owners of a yellow Ford Mustang.)  This week, I had the opportunity of renting a bright yellow Ford Mustang  (the guy at the Hertz counter is probably still laughing).  It was the first time in years that I got behind a Ford and it finally hit […]

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