When an offshore project fails, its very easy to lay all the blame on the offsite development team. Often, offshore success is portrayed as onshore failure.
This could actually be a win-all for all. As a halfway compromise between on and offsite development, homeshoring can be the next big survival option for the downturn. Read more
Offshore development has always been regarded as an effective strategy for organizations wanting to cut costs and/or remain focused on their core business values. The common management principle is that the stronger your core, the more opportunities you will have to move into other profitable ventures. The rationale behind outsourcing is thus to transfer all non-core activities to other vendors, who can perform those activities as well, if not better than the parent company. Read more
Medical tourism will flourish in US in the coming years, though there will be short-term setback due to events like Mumbai Terrorism and Thailand political crisis. Following are top reasons why people from US will travel to other countries to get medical treatments. Even if the president elect Obama and his US Health and Human Services secretary Tom Daschle comes up with Universal Health care system for US people, still it will not slow-down US citizen crossing boarders to get cheap but quality medical treatment.
A YouGov survey, commissioned by the British Chambers of Commerce and Microsoft last year had come up with some interesting findings.
Among other things, the survey had revealed that while SMBs in the UK — as elsewhere in the world — have made significant improvements in the way they have begun to use the internet technology; they are still far from tapping the full potential of the new tools through business process outsourcing.
1. What is a business process? Read more
Selecting an offshore vendor who best meets your business needs is perhaps the most difficult decision you make as an outsourcer. There are at least a hundred issues to be sorted out before a deal can be struck. Read more