Organisations must review outsourcing arrangements to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
According to Gartner, Inc., fears of geopolitical instability may impact the global offshore services market, as sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk.
BASF eyes offshore outsourcing
Worsening economic crisis is fueling demand for offshore outsourcing from first-time customers.
Offshore outsourcing business ban: US allays apprehensions
The US today sought to allay apprehensions that the ban would have any impact on Indian business, saying that the two nations would "get through this".
Ohio ban on offshore outsourcing not at all welcome: Sharma
India said several actions taken by the US with regard to outsourcing are not welcome at all.
India still world's No. 1 destination for offshore outsourcing
India remains world's top offshoring destination, but lower costs in Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia, and the biz's growth in China are posing tough competition.
IBM to withdraw its patent for offshore outsourcing
IT major IBM will withdraw its patent application for offshore outsourcing, second time in past few years.
UK tax authority begins offshore outsourcing pilot in India
This offshoring pilot is launched to reduce operational costs and explore ways to do more with its annual IT budget. Latest buzz in IT industry I Top M&As in BPO space
Firms must consider offshore outsourcing for IT skills
Indian organisations facing shortage of IT skills and "second-class" treatment from their local service providers will have to look towards offshore outsourcing to obtain high-end services, an IT research firm said.
Companies must review outsourcing to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
Geopolitical conditions have a direct impact on trade and economic activities of a country. According to Gartner Inc, recent events like the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks, the US-China trade dispute and political tensions in Hong Kong are raising fears of delivery disruptions. This could further affect global offshore services market.
Software Technology Parks of India to create around 15,000 direct jobs
STPI is an organization under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. A budget of Rs 50 crore has been allocated to incentivize the establishment of 5000 seats in respect of BPO/ITES operations in the region. This scheme aims at creating an ecosystem in the North East that will unleash development in the region.
Why a slump in US may not be bad news for Indian IT
Indian firms were among top winners in last two US recessions as cos outsourced work offshore to cut costs.
Cloud computing may be more harmful to IT cos than anti-offshoring moves
With its ease of set-up and cost benefits, cloud computing could become the politically correct alternative to offshoring, says John McCarthy.
Indian IT outsourcing companies reverse 20-year jobs flow by setting up centres in US
Indian outsourcing companies are finding it tougher to get visas for workers brought from India, and some US businesses want to outsource — yet keep jobs in the country.
Offshoring blamed for RBS' onshore glitch; bank clarifies fault was local
The unsubstantiated allegations, denied by RBS, reprise a familiar pattern of noise against offshore outsourcing from developed nations to India.
Infy raises concerns on negative sentiment about outsourcing
In a recent filing to SEC, Infosys has raised concerns that negative sentiment about outsourcing in countries, including US & UK could hurt its business prospects.
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