Software without Borders: Out-tasking vs. Outsourcing

“I’ll try anything twice!” is the old joke line. That’s about how many times people try outsourcing before giving up in frustration and disgust. But are they really outsourcing...
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Stat of the Week

The IT outsourcing market grew by 37 percent in 2004, but was characterised by a larger number of smaller deals and greater competition among vendors. Datamonitor measured all new outsourcing, systems...
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Optimizing Your India Captive Center Company

Technology companies such as GE, Texas Instruments and Motorola pioneered offshoring initiatives more than 15 years ago. The focus of these companies was building technology from their Bangalore Centers....
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Offshoring to China

Silicon India tackles the topic of Indian firms outsourcing to Chinese firms in “IT Outsourcing: The New Global Delivery Model.”According to the article, “Of the top Indian firms, TCS,...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Outsourcing to China, Part 2

Intellectual Property Concerns There's just one way to describe the record of intellectual property (IP) rights protection in China: appalling. Pirated DVDs and fake branded goods are ubiquitous on the...
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Locating in China

“Plotting a 'China Strategy' – the Bonus Points” is an interesting blog posting by David Scott Lewis on the prime geographic locations where he'd place his IT investments when it comes...
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An IT Outsourcing RFP Sample

In contrast to “A $10 million Dollar Outsourcing Failure,” the state of Virginia forges ahead with its IT outsourcing initiative. According to “Three companies are finalists in Va. outsourcing...
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Moving from Level 1 to Level 2 Transactions in HRO

In outsourcing, often the advice you’ll hear is to start with something simple and then move to more challenging and sensitive work with time. This gives you – whether you’re with the...
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Culture Matters: 5 Challenges India Offshore Teams Face in Working with Americans

As the foremost “hot spot” for America’s offshoring and offshore outsourcing of technology and business services functions today, India presents an important case study of differences...
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