Nokia to Outsource Some of Its IT Management
Nokia today announced yet another organizational change, this time regarding its IT infrastructure. The company plans to transfer some IT management activities, including more than 820 employees, to business partners HCL Technologies and TATA Consultancy Services. The company also plans to reduce its global IT footprint by about 300 employees. The majority of the 1100 employees affected are based in Finland. According to Nokia, this wil increase operational efficiency and reduce operating costs within the company. The company has shed thousands of workers and business units over the last few years as it transitions from Symbian to Windows Phone.