Tuesday, December 07, 2010Rural outsourcing on the rise in the U.S. A growing number of organizations are taking advantage of lower costs closer to home, by hiring outsourcing providers with operations in rural areas of the U.S.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010How the 'tech worker visa' is remaking IT Twenty years after U.S. Congress created the H1B visa, ComputerWorld looks at its effect on the industry
Thursday, September 30, 2010Five reasons legislation to limit outsourcing is bad With U.S. Congress focusing on mid-term election campaigns, outsourcing is a hot topic. Outsourcers can adapt to laws looking to cut H-1B use; trade and exports are key economic issues for state, federal leaders
Tuesday, May 18, 2010Cloud service users face confusing legal landscape Lawyers caution that companies should study the data protection laws in all the countries where their cloud provider operates
Monday, February 08, 2010Philippines more than a call centre Manila is pushing the country's educated, English-speaking, culturally aligned workforce to make it a business process outsourcing destination for North American firms
Monday, January 04, 2010Use outsourcing to boost your IT career in 2010 IT workers who are able to identify areas that can be outsourced and save their companies money will be in demand. Find out about other valuable outsourcing skills you can capitalize on
Wednesday, November 18, 2009IT takes biggest job-cut hit in the back office Consulting firm The Hackett Group takes a more detailed look at technology job losses during the recession and explains the key reasons for the deepest cuts
Friday, July 10, 2009Exchange rate pitfalls can sink offshore operations Foreign exchange rates tend to fall pretty far down the priority list at the negotiating table during offshore outsourcing talks. But ignoring the currency exchange considerations can be a multi-million dollar mistake
Monday, March 09, 2009Top 3 outsourcing initiatives in a down economy It's hard enough to handle planning, budgeting and forecasting in normal times, but it becomes a nightmare in the uncertain economic environment we live in now. Here's how outsourcing can help
Wednesday, September 24, 2008Indian outsourcers will be hit by U.S. financial crisis For outsourcers the outlook is quite grim as some of its customers, like Lehman Brothers, are no longer around, said a partner at one firm. But one analyst sees outsourcing increasing in the medium to long term as American companies try to cut costs
Monday, February 11, 2008Branham plans local outsourcing resource guide The consulting group puts the finishing touches on a directory of firms that can handle everything from call centres to IT support. Does this fall into the “bureau of unCanadian activities" or not?
Thursday, February 07, 2008India aims to double remote management business IT firms want to raise remote infrastructure management services revenues to $15 billion in five years
Monday, June 18, 2007Accenture beefs up IT consulting practice Firm to offer services around data centres, "green" computing
Wednesday, May 30, 2007Alternative offshore model emerging in India Foreign companies aiming to take advantage of India’s less-expensive IT and back-office employees often take one of two routes — they set up their own operations in the country, commonly referred to as “captive centres,” or they outsource work. But new market research suggests there are cost benefits to turning over software development or business processes to an outsourcer rather than setting up a subsidiary.
Wednesday, May 02, 2007North American firms 'can't find' qualified IT talent Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of top-tier executives polled by consulting firm Deloitte and Touche LLP "felt it was important to look overseas" for high-calibre technology professionals