Latin America Redefines How U.S. Companies Think About Outsourcing
February 22, 2011

Although outsourcing carries a negative connotation for U.S. companies and for American workers, the thought of nearshoring to Latin America is getting to be more or less acceptable.To some people, outsourcing is the equivalent of taking away American jobs. However, President Obama tried to describe that as old adage when he visited India last year. One region that is gaining a significant amount of importance is Latin America. Because it is not so far away from U.S. soil. And it doesn’t sound as threatening as faraway destinations like India or China. Read more

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Malaysia Takes Third Spot on Global Services Location Index
February 19, 2011

According to published reports, Malaysia dominates the outsourcing landscape, trailing India and China. According to global management consulting firm, AT Kearney’s most recent Global Services Location Index (GSLI). Read more

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Philippines Dominates BPO In Revenues
February 18, 2011

With the recession having hurt the in-house departments of many large and medium sized firms, they are restructuring so that their non-core functions are outsourced to third parties. The term outsourcing has spread rampantly among companies in the developed world. Read more

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Medical Transcription Outsourcing, Cost Efficient Alternative To In-house Documentation
February 18, 2011

One of the services that is now outsourced by hospital entities is medical transcription services. This is relevant to doctors or to patients that require transcription services. Whatever your reason for outsourcing such a service, the Internet can get the job done. Read more

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China’s Role In Global Outsourcing Arena
February 17, 2011

Outsourcing to China has many attractions. First of all, the huge population that is available for skilled labor. Since there are many college graduates in China, there are plenty of people ready to work for low wages. Moreover, China has established a communications and transport infrastructure that is up to par with the rest of the world. The recent Beijing Olympics ensured that China’s infrastructure has progressed with its presence on center stage. Besides all this, China is also seeing a supportive government that is capable of promoting foreign investment – this is something that was lacking in China’s hardline leadership in the past. However, analysts are still posing tough questions for China’s credibility in an already congested outsourcing marketplace. Read more

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Tips For Clients To Make The Most Out Of Outsourcing
February 16, 2011

The American Society of Quality did a survey among its clients and members and they found that more than half of the firms that are outsourcing are not satisfied with the services being delivered by their vendor. The ASQ study points out that just 34% felt that outsourcing firms had offered value for their money. About 41% of those surveyed said that their vendor met the required performance metrics. Read more

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Pros & Cons Of Direct Staffing Vs. Outsourcing
February 12, 2011

When an entrepreneur presents his business plan, he must decide what he can do and what needs to be outsourced. At the initial stages, it might mean that an owner of an enterprise plays several roles – those of a CEO,COO,CFO, and sales director. This would of course not be a good ideas, since it would leave you to spread yourself too thin. This would mean that you have to take care a large amount of work and still stay on target about the core business opportunities involved. Read more

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NASSCOM: India’s Software Exports On The Rise
February 11, 2011

According to published reports, software and services exports from India are on the incline – about 16 to 18 percent in the year up t March 2012. Read more

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Investors Focus On Congizant’s Forecast For 2011
February 7, 2011

Cognizant is expected to post quarterly results in the beginning of February 2011. Investors will be eyeing the company’s growth forecast for the year after Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp’s has set a sweltering pace in 2010. Read more

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Infosys To Acquire U.S. Outsourcers To Tap Into Government Contracts
February 6, 2011

According to media reports, Infosys is planning to takeover small U.S. government IT contractors. India’s No. 2 exporter of software is making attempts to make its entry into the $70 billion government outsourcing market in the U.S. Read more

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