Will Outsourcing Survive Political Noise In U.S.?
June 5, 2011

According to an online article in CFO.com, outsourcing benefits not just large firms but smaller ones too.  Nitish Grover of GLG Research looks at how outsourcing is climbing and the hurdles that it faces, particularly in India. Read more

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Offshoring, The Dark Side Of Globalization
June 5, 2011

More and more people in the U.S. are now asking the question, “Is it possible for my job to be outsourced?” Read more

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Infosys Lawsuit Reignites Indian Visa Controversy
June 2, 2011

The buzz from the Infosys lawsuit last year seems to be flaring up again. After Jack Palmer, an Infosys consultant alleged that the outsourcing giant requested that he ink documents stating that company employees were traveling to the U.S. to participate in meetings. This implied that these Infosys employees were not working during their stay in the U.S.; this was seen as a means of bypassing the stringent H1B visa laws. Read more

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Hyderabad Sweeps Over Bangalore As Infrastructure Hub For Outsourcing
June 1, 2011

India’s domination of the outsourcing industry has contributed to the growth of key cities in the country; one of these is Hyderabad, located in the center of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Lately, the city has been referred to as ‘Cyderabad,’ since it hosts offices and facilities for the latest tech firms like Google and Dell. Read more

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New U.K. Laws Increase Employment Costs, Spurring Outsourcing
May 31, 2011

According to news reports, plans to cut hiring in the U.K. due to new legislation are expected to increase outsourcing. The problem? Increasing employment costs, i.e. pension plans and medical leave are eating into revenues of small-to-mid sized firms. Business owners are saying that there is no other option but to outsource to survive, reports thisismoney.co.uk. Read more

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China’s Ma’anshan City To Host Global Outsourcing Summit In May
May 30, 2011

According to anhuinews.com, Ma’anshan city in Anhui province will be the host of the fourth Global Outsourcing Summit. It will be held in the city from May 21-23. Read more

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India’s IT Outsourcers Report Increase In Earnings, Indicating Offshoring Demand
May 30, 2011

Despite a lag in the economy, Indian outsourcing service providers are riding a wave of increased revenues according to reports for the latest quarter. The recession brought on a decreased demand for IT outsourcing, particularly as companies decreased discretionary spending. Read more

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Outsourcing Rebounds Home As Indian Firms Expand In U.S.
May 29, 2011

With companies like Infosys adding more and more personnel to their American workforce, their presence in the U.S. is growing. Although there have been some tight scrutiny over alleged H1B visa manipulation by the outsourcing giant, Infosys has enjoyed a noteworthy reputation for global IT outsourcing. It is among the top three outsourcing firms in India. 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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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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