Monthly Archive:: November 2018

The Big Four Accounting And Auditing Firms Are Becoming Challengers In Digital Transformation Services

The pivot of third-party services firms to digital is disrupting the entire services industry. Times of disruption always give rise to new competitors, and challengers among service providers can shift share. This is clearly happening now in the demand for digital transformation services. The Big 4 accounting and auditing firms – Deloitte E&Y, KPMG

Why TCS Entering Digital Marketing Space is Significant in Digital Transformation

Two champions have emerged among service providers in digital transformation: Accenture and TCS. Accenture is driving business transformation, and TCS is doing a marvelous job of driving IT modernization. TCS’ recent acquisition of W12 Studios, a London-based digital design agency, is worth noting for its implications in the digital marketing space. Motivation W12 will

Impacts From Changing Administrative Rule For H-1B And L1 Work Visas

The US Labor Department’s recently announced new regulations for H-1B and L1 work visas focus on the Trump Administration’s ongoing effort to tighten regulations and increase administrative hurdles. Viewed individually no new regulation is a show-stopper; but it’s clear that, collectively, they will have a more material effect. Here’s my take on the significant

Trends And Disruptions In 2019 For Third-Party Services

I believe we’ll see significant changes in the third-party services industry in 2019. The coming year will bring some major movements and trends, along with disruptions and bumpy roads. Bumpy Roads in Digital Transformation This year has been a move from digital transformation pilots to programs, which led to a full-on wave of IT

How TCS Lawsuit on Workplace Discrimination Impacts Service Providers in 2019

The jury trial in a lawsuit against TCS, filed by US workers alleging discrimination against US-born workers, opened this week. The suit claims TCS shows a preference for hiring Indian workers through H-1B visas when hiring locally in the US, even when trained US citizens were available. I believe this lawsuit is hugely important