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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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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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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Mixed Forecasts On IT Outsourcing Growth For 2011
March 11, 2011

There is a difference of opinion about the outlook on IT outsourcing in 2011. Some outsourcing giants say that demand for outsourcing will beat the figures for last year, while some say that the growth observed in the industry during 2010 was accidental. Read more

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Business IT Outsourcing Gains In Popularity
February 4, 2011

Outsourcing has becoming a popular phenomenon in Western Europe and in the U.S.  For the most part, services are being shipped to cheaper markets such as Eastern Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. Some justifiable reasons for this shift in sourcing services offshore has a lot to do w with a company’s strategic planning, cutting costs and improving customer service. Read more

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Time Is Right For Indian IT Industry To Diversify Markets To Include Africa, Asia & Europe
September 17, 2010

According to media reports, the Indian Government has said that it is time for Indian IT firms to diversify their markets to include more of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Read more

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American vs. Indian IT professionals: Who is more employable?
May 27, 2010

James Maguire has recently written an interesting blog post where he first acknowledged the continued American dominance of technology but then he proceeded to note just how beleaguered the American IT professional is in the face of a brutal recession, stagnant wages, H1B visa holders who work for less and a growing trend towards outsourcing IT work to IT professionals in emerging markets. Maguire then noted the stereotype that American IT professionals have not kept up with the global competition and worst, they have been educated in a dysfunctional school system and are distracted by an indulgent American lifestyle. Read more

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Specialization – Name of the Game in IT Outsourcing
May 4, 2010

In the last few years, the nature of outsourcing has changed, particularly in the wake of the recession. Read more

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Cloud computing: Just was the doctor ordered for Indian IT Outsourcers
February 5, 2010

Cloud computing is considered to be the next big thing and increasingly Indian IT outsourcers are trying to grab a piece of the cloud. After all, they are in a race to broaden the scope of their outsourcing services in order to compete for the high level work that usually goes to larger western rivals like Accenture, IBM and Hewlett-Packard. Read more

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