LogicaCMG’s McKenna makes a move

IT services company LogicaCMG said Monday chief operating officer and executive director Jim McKenna has decided to leave the company during the second half of 2008 to pursue a “portfolio of interests”. McKenna has performed a number of senior roles in his 14 year career at LogicaCMG and seen the group grow from 3,000 employees […]

Microsoft, LogicaCMG dish up web services

IT services specialist LogicaCMG jumped into bed with Microsoft on Tuesday, launching a web services initiative called “The Service Factory”. At least we think it’s a web services platform, the blurb in the announcement contained so many buzzwords we nearly shifted a paradigm trying to interpret it. “The Service Factory will enable telecommunications companies to […]

LogicaCMG offloads telecoms arm

IT and business service company LogicaCMG said Tuesday it has sold its Telecoms Products division to an investment consortium led by Atlantic Bridge Ventures for £265m. The Telecoms Products division houses the company’s mobile messaging and payments operations. Martin Read, chief executive of LogicaCMG, said that the proceeds of the sale would be used to […]

‘Make and Model’ hits operator revenue

Mobile operators could be losing revenue because more than half (58%) of users do not know the make and the model of their handset. So says a consumer research study conducted for LogicaCMG by Ipsos MORI which suggests the issue is a serious problem for operators and manufacturers trying to drive uptake of advanced data […]