Boutique Players Likely To Play A Big Role In India’s Outsourcing
August 25, 2010

According to a new report by Forrester Research, second tier outsourcers located in India can offer specialized services in certain areas that their larger counterparts like Infosys or TCS may find too niche to resolve. Read more

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U.S. Hikes Visa Fees For Overseas Workers; Angers Indian Outsourcers
August 15, 2010

The outsourcing industry, one of India’s flagship industries, responded vehemently to a U.S. law that is designed to toughen the control of the Mexican border. It will also spike visa fees for American work visas. Many Indian IT graduates are employed on the work visa by companies in the U.S. India is among the top outsourcing locations and has dominated the outsourcing landscape for the last decade. Read more

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Java & MySQL Thrive Under Oracle
July 17, 2010

According to a recent developer survey finding from Jaspersoft, an open-source business intelligence supplier, there has been little damage done by the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle. The report reiterates that Java and MySQL appear to be doing well n their abode. Read more

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Advantages Of Offshoring Business Process To India
July 3, 2010

Outsourcing has turned into a popular strategy used by businesses today. The reason: outsourcing offers an inexpensive strategy for completing all or part of the bpo task. Currently, outsourcing has emerged as the most recent trend in business. Read more

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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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Before outsourcing an LPO project
June 11, 2010

LPO industry is on growth today and expected to reach $4 billion by 2015. Many law firms and in-house legal departments of the companies hire the services of LPO providers on a temporary or ongoing basis. 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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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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Egypt Offers Incentive Packages for Burgeoning Offshoring Industry
March 25, 2010

CAIRO – One of the emerging destinations in outsourcing is Egypt and its burgeoning offshoring sector is expected to generate $2 billion in revenues toward 2013. That figure is projected to climb to $10 billion in just a decade. The increase in outsourcing is assisted by planned incentives for foreign firms, according to an Egyptian government official. Read more

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