Eileen Yu

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Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently an independent business technology journalist and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 20 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she covers industry developments in Singapore as well as other Asian markets, and aims to drive discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

Eileen Yu has no shares-related information to disclose as she doesn't hold investments in the organisations she covers. Acceptance of fees related to her freelance projects does not constitute an endorsement of the company and will not influence her coverage of the company. She is not sponsored by any company or under any exclusive contract.

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Outsourcing: how far up the value chain?

Outsourcing: how far up the value chain?

The move by India's top IT companies to develop industry specific applications left me wondering about the changing definition of what's considered core IT assets to businesses. Typically, companies would outsource their backoffice operations to India.

March 15, 2007 by in India

IT helpdesk should be measured, too

IT helpdesk should be measured, too

weekly roundup Your inbox has just crashed, and you need to send an e-mail out to a client urgently. Your Internet connection is also down so you can't use the company's Web-based messaging system.

June 8, 2006 by in India

IT helpdesk should be measured, too

IT helpdesk should be measured, too

weekly roundup Your inbox has just crashed, and you need to send an e-mail out to a client urgently. Your Internet connection is also down so you can't use the company's Web-based messaging system.

June 8, 2006 by in India

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

weekly roundup Just like the United States took over the reins as the world's leading economic powerhouse a few decades back, India and China--with their IT prowess and sheer market size--have been tipped to be next in line to become future economic giants. And this week, it seems that India has taken its first step toward the throne.

July 20, 2006 by in India

Will technology divide us further?

Will technology divide us further?

So I finally watched 2012 over the weekend, but the film left me feeling extremely agitated.The possibility that the world may meet its watery end in three years didn't bother me.

December 3, 2009 by in India