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Thursday 06 May 2021

Yahoo! - a 20+ year history of missed opportunities and mismanagement

YahooIf you do an archive search on HotViews you will find over 200 references to Yahoo! – almost all written by me – since we started TechMarketView back in 2008. If the archive covered HotNews it would go back even further. And what a sad tale it makes.

Formed in 1994 it was one of the early internet pioneers and its value rocketed in the dot.com bubble only to fall to earth soon after.

Then in 2008, Microsoft bid $44.6b for Yahoo! which was rebuffed. There then followed a series of management changes before Marissa Meyer was appointed CEO in 2012 and went on to acquire Tumblr for $1.1b. But Yahoo also acquired a 15% stake in Alibaba. Shareholders (like me) couldn’t buy Alibaba shares directly – so bought Yahoo instead. It turned out to be a great investment.

In 2016 Verizon bought Yahoo! (sans its Alibaba stake) for $4.83b as they were putting together a stable of offerings  including AOL and HuffPost, under the Verizon Media banner. Meyer resigned. My views on Meyer are well known to readers so I won’t repeat them here.

This week, Verizon Media was bought by Apollo Global Management for $5b – about half what Verizon had paid for Yahoo! + its other media stakes.

In those 200+ references to Yahoo! I have often praised Yahoo! Finance which I have used for decades. I just could never understand why Yahoo hadn’t made more of it. I now understand that Apollo see both Yahoo Finance and Yahoo! Sports as the hidden gems in the portfolio. About time!

But it also shows that Comms companies really shouldn’t dabble in content. If only BT had realised this before its foray into BT Sport.

A 20+ year history of missed opportunities and mismanagement.

Hey Ho….

Posted by: Richard Holway at 16:40

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Kerv buys cloudThing

kervKerv has announced its fifth purchase in 10 months with the acquisition of Birmingham headquartered, cloudThing.

cloudThing is a bespoke software development provider and a Microsoft Dynamics/Power Platform specialist. Its purchase comes on the back of a recent £73m fundraising exercise by Kerv. clouft

Fast growing cloudThing has turnover of c£10m - up over 30% in the last year - and EBITDA of c£2.5m. It will remain a standalone business within the group. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Kerv is unlikely to have paid less than a double-digit multiple of EBITDA.

Kerv launched last July following the merger of DoubleEdge Professional Services, Foehn, and Metaphor IT. cloudThing is  an interesting addition to existing Kerv capability, which has thus far focused on cloud managed services. cloudThing’s capabilities support Kerv’s objective to not only help customers get to the cloud but to drive forward transformative activities once there. The group becomes an entity with revenue of c£35m and more than 330 employees.

What we like about the approach being taken by Alastair Mills (Executive Chairman) and Mike Ing, CEO, is that this is not a traditional buy and build exercise where the objective is crashing companies together and stripping out cost. Kerv is “totally obsessive” about customer experience and employee engagement. Organic growth is a priority (currently over 20%) so any future acquisitions (we understand there is nothing in the mix for the immediate future) must not knock it off course.

Posted by: Kate Hanaghan at 09:15

Tags: acquisition   digital  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Belfast data cleanser Datactics cleans up more funding

logoIt took Belfast-based data cleansing and matching software firm Datactics twenty years to close its first external funding round (see IndustryViews Venture Capital Q2 2019 Review). However, it only took another two years to raise a further £2m in a funding round led again by Par Equity and supported by other prior backers Kernel Capital and Clarendon.

Founded in 1999, Datactics looks like it has finally found its mojo – and not just in its core financial services sector. Datactics is also one of the Top 20 tech suppliers to the UK Police service (see our report: Crown Commercial Service Digital Marketplace Review).

Good stuff!

Posted by: Anthony Miller at 09:11

Tags: funding   startup  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Mastek highlights UK people investment

Mastek logoMastek has reiterated its commitment to support the UK’s economic growth and recovery, highlighting the creation of more than 350 jobs in the country over 2020 and 2021.

Much of these new employees have already been onboarded. In the company’s financial year to end March 2021, Mastek added 263 more employees in the UK, finishing the period with a total headcount of 1,703.

The company states, “For the last 5 years, we have been committed to enabling UK employment and digital skills enablement through our localised recruitment in the South East and the North out of the base in Leeds. Our graduate & apprentice program works with the colleges and educational institutions and has trained over 50 graduates in the last few years.”

Mastek joins several other Indian companies making similar announcements this month, prompting Boris Johnson to express his pleasure at their investment in the UK – see Infosys steps up UK recruitment and Wipro goes to town on innovation. Mastek states that its move will inject capital spend of c£1m and £18m in annual wage bill.

Mastek will be keen to highlight its commitment to the UK at a time when the UK Government – a key client – is looking for its suppliers to demonstrate how they are helping to enable the Social Value agenda. Mastek co-founder, MD, and interim Group CEO, states that the company’s UK activity is defined by depth, duration, and longevity. It has, certainly, had a long-standing position as a provider of IT and digital services across central government, local government, health and education. Many other Indian players have dipped their toes in and out of the UK public sector market over the the same period.

The UK Government’s Social Value model has five elements: Covid-19 Recovery, Tackling Economic Inequality, Equal Opportunity, Fighting Climate Change, and Wellbeing. Alongside supporting the UK’s COVID-19 recovery with inward investment, the fact that Mastek is committed to expanding in the northern part of the country, in and around its northern headquarters in Leeds, supports the need to deal with economic inequality (the levelling up agenda).

Mastek’s recruitment plans are driven by its strong growth in its UK public services business, with recent multimillion pound wins with the Home Office and HMRC (see Mastek Q4 & FY21: Contrasting geographical performances). UK revenues climbed by over 40% to c£119m over its last financial year; excluding contribution from acquisitions, growth was still in the high double-digit percentages. Current Government priorities will have prompted Mastek to highlight how these contracts are being serviced.

Posted by: Georgina O'Toole at 09:09

Tags: recruitment   IPP   social+value   public+sector  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

6% revenue growth for CyberArk in Q1

6% revenue growth for CyberArk in Q1Privileged access management (PAM) specialist CyberArk saw a healthy start to the year as remote workers continue to log into more data and applications stored in the cloud (TechSectorViews subscribers can read more in our Cyber Security Market Trends and Forecasts to 2023 report here).

The company’s Q121 revenue increased 6% year on year to US$113m, with subscription turnover up 180% year on year to US$24.7m after the US$70m acquisition of Israeli identity as a service specialist Idaptive in May 2020. Maintenance and professional services revenue increased from US$55.2m a year ago to US$61.3m this time around, though turnover from perpetual software licenses (US$26.7m) now looks like a steadily shrinking portion of the whole.

Q121 saw CyberArk revise its reporting policy as it shifts its business model to focus on annual recurring revenue, a change of approach which looks to have skewed historical income comparisons. Reported GAAP net losses for the quarter were US$15.2m for example, down significantly on the US$2.4m profit posted in Q120, with GAAP operating losses too falling steeply to US$15.2m compared to a US$2.6m profit in Q120. The company has retained around US$1.2bn of cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and short term deposits however.

The first quarter of FY21 also looks significantly quieter than the last quarter of FY20, when revenue peaked at a record US$145m. That sort of performance was always going to be difficult to replicate but a consistent trend is the speed at which CyberArk is shifting customers out of perpetual licenses and into subscriptions. The company is seeing “robust” demand for its SaaS solutions, having subscriptions exceed 51% of bookings in Q1.

Expectations for Q221 are now US$111-119m, which would represent an increase of 4-12% over Q220. FY21 growth forecasts look modest compared to previous years’ performance too (and particularly FY19), with turnover predicted to come in at US$484-496m, potentially up 4-7% on the US$464m posted in FY20.

Posted by: Martin Courtney at 09:08

Tags: results   IAM   cybersecurity   Q121  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Redbridge Council partners with Version 1

Version 1 logoThe London Borough of Redbridge has partnered with Version 1 to support its cloud aspirations. The council selected the IT services and solutions business as its Azure Support Partner and Cloud Solution Provider via the Tech Services 2 framework.

The three-year deal will see Version 1 deliver support and solutions for the council’s Azure environment, with a key focus being the deployment of Version 1’s Engage Platform. This is intended to provide improved automation and efficiency, as well as ongoing cost optimisation of the council’s Azure estate. As part of the contract, Version 1 will also undertake a review of the council's existing cloud service partner arrangements.

The council provides services to a population of approximately 305k across nearly 100,000 households in East London, including Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford. Like most local authorities, Redbridge is facing greater demand for services whilst managing funding challenges. The council has already turned to chatbots, RPA and AI in an effort to improve service delivery, and its use of digital solutions has accelerated as a result of the pandemic.

Version 1 has invested heavily in its cloud support offering and has been expanding its local government business, including recent deals with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council and the London Borough of Harrow (see Harrow Council looks to the future with Version 1).

Posted by: Dale Peters at 09:03

Tags: contract   cloud   automation   Azure   local+government   digital+transformation  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Conduent grows profits and swaps CFOs

ConduentConduent CEO Cliff Skelton’s strategy to focus the Group on a smaller number of propositions to deliver growth and improved profitability, continues to progress. The Business Process specialist finished the last full year with reasons for optimism, having made good progress on both the sales front and in making efficiencies to improve margins.

Q1 results out overnight confirm this direction of travel. Legacy contract attrition and a dose of COVID saw YoY revenue fall back -2.2% to $1,028m for the quarter, but crucially profitability took a significant step forward, with adjusted EBITDA up 19.8% to $115m (Q1 20 $96m) as margins improved to 11.2% (Q1 20 9.1%).

By Division, its Commercial and Transportation business declined driven primarily by lost business from previous years and COVID, whereas its Government business grew benefiting from Government Stimulus-related activity, partially offset by lost business from prior years. Sales momentum also continued to improve with Q1 seeing Total Contract Value new business signings of $356m, up 10% on a year ago.

Conduent also announced that CFO, Brian Webb-Walsh is to leave the business in June to take a role elsewhere. The Company’s current Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, Steve Wood, is to be promoted into the CFO role as replacement.

Posted by: Marc Hardwick at 08:44

Tags: results   bps  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Coforge winds up a creditable year

logoNoida-based mid-tier offshore services firm Coforge (nee NIIT Technologies) put in a creditable performance for FY21 (the year to 31st March 2021) with headline revenues growing by nearly 6% to $628m. However, operating margins slipped by nearly a point to 12.9%.

Coforge has a higher exposure to Europe than most of its peers, with approaching 40% of its revenues deriving from the region. Its efforts are very much directed to traditional application development and management (AD&M) which accounts for over 70% of revenues. However, management is putting a fresh lick of paint on their service mix definitions which I have yet to decode.

Coforge is one of the lower order mid-tier players and It’s hard to see how they can shift gear to join the billion dollar revenue club with the likes of Mumbai-based LTI (see LTI walks the walk on market-leading growth) and Bangalore-based Mindtree (see Mindtree continues to improve).

At least Coforge CEO Sudhir Singh has his sights set on double-digit growth this year – but I would be surprised if peers weren’t thinking likewise.

Posted by: Anthony Miller at 08:35

Tags: offshore  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

Cognizant grows in confidence

LogoCognizant has kicked-off its new financial year with a solid performance. Turnover in Q121, the three months ending 31st March, increased at constant currency by 2.4% yoy to $4.4b. Sales of digital services continued to gather pace, growing by 15% yoy to account for 44% of global revenues. Adjusted operating profit for the period reached $669m, generating a margin of 15.2% (Q120: 15.1%).

The company’s acquisitive spending spree, which began early last year, showed no signs of abating during the quarter. Since the beginning of the year Cognizant has spent a further $700m on four purchases; ServiceNow consultancy Linium; Servian, an Australian data and analytics specialist; North American custom software developer Magenic; and ESG Mobility, a Munich-based digital automotive engineering R&D provider.

In terms of industry sectors, the Cognizant Healthcare had the strongest first quarter. Now producing nearly 30% of total turnover, this unit delivered a yoy top line improvement of 7%. The going in the Financial Services arena, the company’s largest vertical, proved tougher going with sales dipping by 1.7% compared to the same period in the prior year.

From a regional perspective, only Continental Europe failed to make progress in Q1. Revenues from this territory were down 3.7% yoy to $456m. The UK, conversely, built on the growth achieved in 2020 (see here) to push turnover in this geography ahead by 2.7% yoy to $356m for the quarter.

Buoyed by a positive start to the year, Cognizant has raised the FY21 guidance issued in February. The company now expects that it will achieve constant currency revenue growth of between 5.5-7.5% (up from 4.0% to 7.0%).

Beyond the potential impacts of COVID on an India-centric service provider, however, delivering this level of growth will not be without its challenges. Voluntary annualised attrition at Cognizant rose for the third successive quarter to reach 18% in Q1 lifting staff churn to an uncomfortably high level. The $30-million employee retention fund that the company set up earlier in the year is likley to have no shortage of potential beneficiaries.

Posted by: Duncan Aitchison at 06:57

Tags: results   offshore   systemsintegration  

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Thursday 06 May 2021

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

All aboard The Entrepreneur Ship!

In December this year, and at the tender age of 68, long time TechMarketView friend and fellow ScaleUp Group member Guy Rigby will attempt the biggest challenge of his life. In what may seem to many to be taking the idea of charity fundraising to extremes, he will set off from La Gomera in the Canaries to row 3,000 miles to Antigua in a 24-foot ocean rowing boat, Lily, also known as “The Entrepreneur Ship”. In doing so, he and his rowing partner, David Murray, hope to become the oldest pair ever to row any ocean.   

RigbyAs a long-term supporter of entrepreneurship, and an entrepreneur himself, Guy says he developed an itch that wouldn’t go away! Having spent most of his life in offices and meetings, he felt it was time to “do something real and give something back”. Realising that he had little inclination or ability to climb a mountain or run forty marathons back-to-back, he decided that rowing was a possibility. It was then that the Atlantic, and in particular the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, swam into view.

Guy’s next challenge was to find a suitable rowing partner. “I thought about it for a while and compiled a list of the most likely suspects in my network. They clearly thought I was bonkers!”

The breakthrough came during a chance telephone conversation with David, the son of a close friend who had recently succumbed to pancreatic cancer. “Is that a thing?” he asked. “Google it” replied Guy.

And so it was that The Entrepreneur Ship came alive!

The purpose of the row is to raise funds for UnLtd, the charity that finds, funds and supports social entrepreneurs, mainly women and ethnic minorities, often in deprived areas. Says Guy “UnLtd are at the heart of promoting social mobility and the levelling-up agenda. The do amazing work by supporting social entrepreneurs who build businesses that bring benefits to communities and help change the world for the better”.

Planning and training are both now well advanced, with courses, registrations, boat preparation, nutrition and physical training all high on the team’s agenda. This includes lining the small sleeping compartment with Kevlar to protect against marlin strikes, an increasingly common hazard being faced by Atlantic rowers.

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Posted by: Richard Holway at 14:00

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

Jigsaw24 shifts to ServiceNow

jigUK reseller and solutions/services provider, Jiqsaw24, has said it has moved to the ServiceNow Customer Service Management (CSM) platform to improve services for its customers.

Jigsaw24 has over 1,200 customers across enterprise, education institutions and public sector organisations and will use the new platform to enhance services delivered via a customer web portal - such as self-help tools and direct procurement of IT products and services.

The firm said the move is a “foundation stone” for the next phase of its journey from product reseller to IT services provider. It is intended that the adoption of the ServiceNow platform will help Jigsaw24 deepen existing customer relationships while speeding up new customer wins. UK ServiceNow partner, FlyForm, implemented the platform. 

The announcement of the move to ServiceNow follows news that Jigsaw24 has appointment a new CFO - Rob Hicking - underlining its intention to invest to grow. In FY20, Jigsaw24 grew revenue by 10% to £130m - EBITDA was £5.35m.

ServiceNow continues to perform well with subscription revenue up 31% in FY20 to $4.28bn (EMEA was 26% of revenue in Q4). Into Q1, however, the firm felt the pinch on large deal wins.

Posted by: Kate Hanaghan at 09:45

Tags: cloud   workflow  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

Wipro goes to town on innovation

LogoWipro is to extend its UK digital footprint with the establishment of an Innovation Centre in London. The 20,000 sq.ft. Holborn premises, into which £16m is to be invested over the next four years, will serve as the company’s flagship facility in this country. It will provide advanced digital, cyber security and cloud expertise.

The move comes two and a half years after the company set up an Innovation and Talent Hub in Reading (see here). The facility also adds to the offshore services major’s network of ten UK offices, which include a Cloud studio in neighbouring Clerkenwell.

The new centre will help support the anticipated increase in Wipro’s talent base here. The company currently employs over 4,000 people in the UK of which c.500 were hired in the last twelve months. The impending $1.45b acquisition of London-HQ’d Capco, moreover, will add a further 1300 heads to Wipro’s staff roster in this country.

This announcement follows less that 24 hours after Infosys declared its intent hire a further 1,000 personnel in the UK over the next three years (see here). Positive though of these developments are, its is no coincidence that the accompanying company statements - both of which contain endorsements form Boris Johnson - were made against the backdrop of the UK-India trade deal concluded yesterday. The package is said to contain over £533m of new Indian investment into the UK, which is expected to create more than 6,000 jobs in sectors such as health and technology.

Posted by: Duncan Aitchison at 09:30

Tags: recruitment   innovation   digital   IPP  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

Google Cloud and Vodafone join data platform forces

vodVodafone and Google Cloud have entered into a six-year partnership to build a data platform for the telco to deliver new products and services to its customer base. goog

Called Nucleus, the platform will house a new system called Dynamo to enable Vodafone to process c50 terabytes of data per day. Up to 1000 Vodafone/Google Cloud specialists (based in Spain, the UK and the US) will work on the project. Vodafone has already identified more than 700 use-cases. For example, giving a consumer a sudden broadband speed boost based on personalised individual needs, or using machine learning to predict, detect, and fix issues before customers are aware of them.

Vodafone will also re-platform its entire SAP environment to Google Cloud, including the migration of its core SAP workloads and key corporate SAP modules such as SAP Central Finance.

Johan Wibergh, Chief Technology Officer for Vodafone, said the firm is “building a powerful foundation for a digital future”.

Posted by: Kate Hanaghan at 09:30

Tags: cloud   analytics   data  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

Ever hopeful WANdisco emerges from a harsh FY20

WANdisco logoThe overall numbers for AIM listed WANdisco’s FY20 are stark - revenue fell back from $16.2m to $10.5m while the loss from operations deepened to $34.3m from $28.3m – although there is a lot going on within the business both strategically and financially.

The numbers (year ending 31 December 2020) were impacted by the shift towards a consumption based revenue model, the move from the legacy ALM business to its big data business, as well as COVID-19 disruption, during a year when the distributed data company puts its efforts into building the LiveData Platform and securing routes to market. The launch of LiveData for Microsoft Azure was positive, alongside LiveData Migrator for AWS, and both are attracting new business. Partnerships were also a feature of 2020, including a reseller agreement with Infosys. And early in FY21 WANdisco also secured a LiveData Migrator partnership with cloud database company Snowflake, opening a new distribution channel to Snowflake's c.4,000 customers. 

There were signs of customer momentum, including a $3m contract a global media and telecommunications company and other significant contracts with organisations such as a large media company, a British supermarket chain, and a major bank in Southeastern US. However, with 42% of revenues coming from 3 new customers during the year, WANdisco is vulnerable. In terms of geographic performance, North America grew to deliver revenue of $8.6m vs. $6.5m but revenue from Europe virtually halved to $1.96m while China and South Africa plummeted from $5.03m and $2.1m to $0.4m and $0.62m respectively. 

As a company, WANdisco always seems to be on the verge of a breakthrough but doesn't quite make it. It is optimistic for FY21, expecting minimum revenue of $35m in FY21 from the Microsoft Azure and AWS products and the move to metered billing. In the meantime, it has concluded a further funding round raising $42.5m and is also considering a US listing in order to access “a greater pool of capital”. 

Posted by: Angela Eager at 09:06

Tags: results   cloud   software   fundraising  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

More dosh fuels ContentCal’s US ambitions

logoIt’s taken them nearly four years to get there but London-based social media content publishing and management start-up ContentCal finally got the Series A funding round they’ve been hoping for since 2017 (see ContentCal gets more social with £470k funding round). The $6.2m round was backed by existing investor, Fuel Ventures (see New backer ‘fuels’ ContentCal’s growth ambitions), along with Guinness Asset Management.

Founded as a social media marketing agency in 2014 and 'pivoting' into software in 2016, ContentCal also looks like it is also realising its ambitions to break into the US market, with plans to open a new US HQ in Austin, Texas.

ContentCal has been tuning its pricing since last I looked. They seem to have ditched the free ‘hobbyist’ option, though all fee-based plans come with a two-week free trial. They’ve also lowered the entry point for single-user subscriptions to $17 per month (as in USD) from £19 p.m. (as in GBP), I assume in the face of competition in this well-served market.

Indeed, the USD pricing clearly signals ContentCal’s geographic ambitions, so now the challenge begins in earnest!

Posted by: Anthony Miller at 09:06

Tags: funding   startup  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

Crypto startup Qredo pockets $11m

QredoUK-based cryptocurrency startup, Qredo, has secured $11m in seed funding as it looks to develop its digital asset management offering. The cash injection was provided by a variety of investors including Amnis Ventures, Borderless Capital, and Wintermute.

Founded in 2018, Qredo enables users to participate in new DeFi innovations such as cross-chain liquidity pools, collateralized derivatives, and “atomic swaps”. The company is currently working with a number of established players in the crypto industry to develop innovative solutions and plans to use the funding to enlarge its workforce, with a particular focus on R&D and executive talent.

There has been a surge in interest in digital assets during the first part of 2021, with institutional investors and national governments increasingly embracing the concept (see: UK digital currency plans may have a sting in the tale). Meanwhile, there appears to be no shortage of funding to support innovative developments in this space.

Posted by: Jon C Davies at 08:34

Tags: blockchain   DLT   Qredo  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

LTI walks the walk on market-leading growth

logoI usually take claims of ‘market-leading growth’ in a vendor’s press release at best as a statement of bravado. But Sanjay Jalona, CEO of Mumbai-based mid-tier offshore services firm LTI (Larsen & Toubro Infotech) was right on the money.

LTI’s headline revenues for FY21 (the year to 31st March 2021) grew by 9.5% to $1.67bn, materially faster growth than any of its India-based peers, larger or smaller. And as in prior quarters, growth did not come at the expense of margin (see Record margins as LTI beats peers’ growth). LTI’s FY operating margin expanded by over 3 points to 19.4%, nudging the level of Tier 1 peers. This is even more impressive given that LTI’s headcount grew faster than revenues, at 14.5% yoy, indicating that Jalona had firm control over LTI’s margin ‘levers’ during the Covid crisis.

LTI remains mostly US-focused, with some two-thirds of its revenue deriving from that geography – albeit less so than sibling Mindtree which still depends on the US for more than three-quarters of its business (see Mindtree continues to improve). However, LTI’s European revenues grew faster quarter-by-quarter while US revenue growth declined quarter-by-quarter, putting Europe slightly ahead of US growth over the year.

Jalona seemed somewhat reserved about LTI’s prospects for FY22 other than saying he was ‘committed to growth’. The record shows he likes to keep to his commitments.

Posted by: Anthony Miller at 08:30

Tags: offshore  

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

TechMarketView breakfast webinars coming soon!

Earlier this year, we took the decision to postpone our flagship annual event - ‘An Evening with TechMarketView’- which was previously scheduled for September 2021, for a further year amid ongoing uncertainty about the feasibility of running largescale events during the pandemic.

We are delighted, however, to now be able to bring you the same expert content in a series of free breakfast webinars this autumn. In fact, you’ll be able to hear directly from even more of TechMarketView’s analyst team with four sessions planned, focused on:

·      Delivering Social Value – Implications for Public Sector Technology Suppliers

·      Hackers & Defenders – How greater use of public cloud is changing the cyber security landscape

·      Clarity of Purpose – How the pandemic helped financial services to focus on what really matters

·      Making Green from Green – Is there revenue from the sustainability agenda?

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Posted by: HotViews Editor at 08:22

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