IBM Korea Takes A Hit On IT Outsourcing With Computing Errors
May 26, 2011

Last year, IBM was shunned by IT outsourcers in Korea. Among the firms that canceled contracts with IBM include Oriental Brewery Company, Esquire, and Korea Credit Guarantee Fund. These companies have moved to other outsourcing service providers like SDS, Dongbu CNI, LG CNS and Samsung SDS. Read more

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H1B Visa – Out of Vogue
May 23, 2011

For the last twenty years or so, the H1B Visa was a status of envy, second only to the Green Card. If you didn’t get your green card, at least you had your HIB. This allowed IT personnel to live and work in the U.S. Read more

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Pros & Cons Of Outsourcing To Freelancers
May 20, 2011

In the last decade or so, unemployment has been a rampant phenomenon in the Western world. There is some controversy behind practices like outsourcing because some people say that it takes away their jobs and gives it to foreigners. That’s just part of the problem – or at least that’s what President Obama has been saying for a while. Read more

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Outsourcing Article Marketing To Enhance Advertising
May 19, 2011

Article marketing is an inexpensive way to promote your business and it is also an easy way to drive up revenue. However, it does require some time and the staff to manually write articles that push your product or service, reports articlesbase.com Read more

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Indian IT Firms Need To Do Better To Keep Investors Interested
May 13, 2011

Indian outsourcing giant, Infosys, has reported strong growth by American standards for the 2011-12 period. However, going by Indian standards, revenue  growth needs to be higher if it wants to keep investors interested in the stock. The benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange was also lower by 1.6 percent. Read more

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Long Term, Short Term Benefits Of IT Outsourcing
May 10, 2011

The Internet has proven to be a crucial tool in outsourcing since many outsourcers are working remotely. Apart from reading emails, browsing and chatting, it is also an advantage for businesses because they do not have to pay for rent or additional infrastructure bills while outsourcing virtually. Read more

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Is Benchmarking of IT obsolete?
May 9, 2011

Two weeks ago, I was asked to give my opinion on the proposition “when outsourcing is benchmarking required to prevent a failure” by an editor of an IT magazine. My first thought was: of course it is, as including a benchmark clause in a contract was standard practice when I drafted a contract. But then I thought again and come to a less back-and-white conclusion. Read more

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Best Practices In Outsourcing To Suppliers
May 8, 2011

Outsourcing has expanded so much that service providers now include giants like Infosys and Wipro, small-medium business enterprises, support providers for outsourcing and many more freelancers that are able to service companies through remote or virtual locations. Read more

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New Trends In Software Development
May 5, 2011

Some new trends have been reported in outsourcing. Software development firms are now transforming into IT outsourcing firms in order to cut costs and to enter the mainstream of talent. Read more

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Clinical Outsourcing To Go Up 11%
May 4, 2011

According to media reports, a survey of 241 drug manufacturers and their executives has revealed that research and development budgets are on the rise – at least one percent in 2011. Read more

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