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Tag Archive | "Offshoring"

Small Businesses are Riding the Offshoring Wave too

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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This makes me wonder '“ with their foray in offshoring, will these small companies steal the attention of service providers who have been chasing the big businesses? Will these companies create an explosion of job opportunities in the developing countries?

Past the point of no return?

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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To say, nowadays, that a country can be threatened by an external commercial trend like Indian outsourcing, strikes me as something of an oversimplification. It also ignores the evidence of history. Countries are fluid. They shift and change over the generations, adding territories, losing them, forging alliances with each other, and drifting apart over political and economic expediencies.

Outsourcing – The Coming of An Age

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Outsourcing is big business, generating global revenues of $298.5 billion in 2003, according to Gartner Inc. Many now associate outsourcing with call centers in India.

Move Over BPO’¦Here comes KPO – The Changing Landscape of Outsourcing

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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In the past, outsourcing bascially meant farming out non-core business activities like voice-based call centers or medical transcription work. But today, organizations can outsource work which requires a fair amount of high-level intelligence, like research and development. This type of outsourcing work has come to be known as Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO).

Most Popular Items for Offshoring

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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What is your take on the most frequently asked questions on offshoring? And your answers to any of the above items?

Mind the Gap

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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What will happen in China and India if this income imbalance continues, and perhaps grows even larger? Will these societies continue to embrace the race to the top of the globalization ladder?

Know This, And No More’¦

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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I don't believe in the wisdom of outsourcing all 'low end' jobs as a matter of policy. It neither enriches the 'outsourcer' nor the 'outsourced' in the long run. Outsourcing, finally, is not just about economics. It is ideally a 'case to case' decision on activities to make individual companies competitive.

Building a new, globalized world ‘“ BRIC(k) by BRIC(k)’¦

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Yes, it's likely rising star companies from these 'BRIC' countries (and many other places) are coming to your shores - what can small business owners do about it? Well, if 'beating' them outright seems unlikely, how about 'joining' them?

A Step Forward..

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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By their method of charging on an hourly basis of effort, Indian software Industry merely reinforced their image as software coolies rather than as Consultants. However, one should remember that Indian software engineers put lots more time than 'budgeted' and charge far less just to keep up their image as a low cost destination.

Before you offshore, do some ranking

Thursday, August 3, 2006

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Okay, so you are convinced about the economic sense that offshoring provides in terms of costs as well as competitiveness. But do you know what jobs to manage in-house and what jobs to ship offshore? Lets have a look at this question.