Outsourcing Benefits Both Service Providers And Buyers
June 13, 2010

Outsourcing has become a phenomenon of the present and it is popular among those offering services and the firms that are buying services from outsourcing locations. Read more

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Arkansas politicians debate India and the question: What is outsourcing?
June 9, 2010

In a close Senate primary election in the home state of Bill Clinton and Walmart, two politicians are debating India and the question: What is outsourcing? Of course the answer naturally depends upon which politician you are: Sen. Blanche Lincoln or Lt. Gov. Bill Halter. Read more

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Factories Rethinking Outsourcing Strategies To Bring Manufacturing Back Home
May 29, 2010

With so many jobs being outsourced overseas, there is a rethinking in the U.S. that more jobs should go to American factories. In the last six years, about 6 million jobs have been shipped abroad with most of it going to China and India, as the cost of labor is cheap there. Read more

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IT-BPO provider? – Try to be as Germanic as possible!
May 25, 2010

To be successful as an outsourcing service provider you should put yourself in your client’s shoes. If you provide your services to other geographical destinations, try to consider their specialities as language, culture, the way of doing business and other local factors. And if you want to do business with Austrian, German or Swiss customers, try to be as Germanic as possible. Read more

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Outsourcing Strategies – Not One-Way Business Solution
May 21, 2010

It might be a foregone conclusion is that outsourcing is in vogue for businesses wanting to move up in a complicated corporate world. But there are many proponents of outsourcing who say that it does not mean there’s one site fits all kind of a policy when it comes to spinning off projects to faraway destinations. Read more

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Google Mail, An Example of Cloud Computing
May 16, 2010

If you think back to the time when you actually took pictures with print film, you’ll realize that we have come a long way from the 1980’s. Or even if you consider that most people now post on Facebook and Twitter and are connected socially with their friends, these tools are now integrated closely with our personal lives. You Tube is another example of one such tool. Read more

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HCL Bags Half Billion Dollar Contract With Merck; Sign Of More Mega Deals
May 12, 2010

HCL Technologies, India’s fifth-biggest IT services company has been awarded a $500 million IT outsourcing deal from Merck Sharp and Dhome (MSD) based in the U.S. The contract with one the drug-making giant is indicative of the comeback of large-scale agreements within the IT sector, particularly in India. Read more

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LPOs Should Study History of Product Recalls
May 6, 2010

“Quality is Job 1”
Many in the U.S. may remember that Ford Motor Company slogan in the 1980’s to 1990’s.  Quality was in fact a winning formula for Ford as it gained market share and proved its heritage from the days of Henry Ford. And ‘Total Quality Management’ (TQM) was one of those fads, or flavor of the month in management circles. And like all fads, they come and go, with managers looking for the next “buzz” management strategy to implement. The recent product recalls plaguing Toyota, Johnson & Johnson, and even Ford Motor Company ironically demonstrates how yesterday’s number one strategic initiatives can fall by the way side. That’s why lessons should be learned from past and present product recalls and applied to LPO management. Read more

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U.S. IT professionals project less-than-stellar attitude amid outsourcing
April 23, 2010

Though U.S. tech giants like Microsoft and IBM have dominated the IT scene for a number of years, there is a dubious question haunting IT professionals in America. With the advent of outsourcing and rising joblessness, it is no wonder that the young graduate in computer science or information technology has much to worry about. Read more

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Specialization in outsourcing
April 9, 2010

Specialization or the theory of comparative costis the main reason for the continued relevance of outsourcing. Of course the recent telecommunications revolution and the fall in the rates of communication and data transfer played their part. This is the reason why outsourcing works best for the service industry-where there is no physical product that needs relocating. Read more

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