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Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HfS Research, the leading global research analyst organization covering global sourcing strategies. Acclaimed Industry Analyst and Consultant who scribes the leading blog for the services industry "Horses for Sources".  Previously worked  at AMR Research (Gartner Inc),  Deloitte Consulting’s BPO Advisory Services, the  Everest Group and  IDC .  In 2010, Phil was named “IIAR Analyst of the Year” by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR). This is the most coveted global award for industry analysts in technology and services.

6 responses to ““Cloud is bullsh*t” – HCL’s CEO, Vineet Nayar, explains why he said just that”

  1. Why Vineet Nayar should be at Dreamforce this week

    […] If you have read his book Employees first, Customers second or heard him present on it, you know the CEO of HCL is an articulate fellow. But like many technology  executives who try their hand at becoming industry analysts, the results are often not pretty. In Vineet’s case, it is this rambling discourse on cloud computing. […]

  2. Why Vineet Nayar should be at Dreamforce this week | Constellation Research

    […] If you have read his book Employees first, Customers second or heard him present on it, you know the CEO of HCL is an articulate fellow. But like many technology  executives who try their hand at becoming industry analysts, the results are often not pretty. In Vineet’s case, it is this rambling discourse on cloud computing. […]

  3. Send Vineet “Cloud is bullsh*t” Nayar to Dreamforce « SmoothSpan Blog

    […] title, but it fit and it started where I read Nayar’s comments on the Cloud in fellow EI Phil Fersht’s column.  And a painful read it was, too.  That’s one of those quotes you could already tell just […]

  4. Eli Mueller

    He contradicts his initial cloud remark with some of the previous interview statements. After acknowledging the importance in “shared services” as they relate to small and mid-size companies it’s clear that the argument is rooted in the definition or specific use of the word, “cloud.” Regardless – I have always thought HCL’s EFCS policy was interesting. I am not sure it delivers on all it’s expectations for smaller clients, but that doesn’t appear trouble Nayar.

  5. Xerox Comments on Jobs Transferred to HCL | Actionable Intelligence

    […] One obvious reason why many view the deal as controversial is heightened sensitivity in western markets over outsourcing, cost-cutting, and job cuts. Another relates to some negative press that HCL has received in recent years related to the company’s work for Boeing (Daily Finance has a series of articles on problems with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner) and some controversial remarks from HCL CEO Vineet Nayar, who gained notoriety for describing American college graduates as “unemployable” and, more recently, Cloud technology as bullsh*t. […]

  6. Amazon makes Infrastructure as a Service easy | Alex Harvey

    […] Vineet Nayar talks absolute sense! – “Cloud is bullsh*t” […]