Managing Change Means Managing Grief

Fascinating conversation with the Director of Planning and Education for the Society for College and University Planning, affiliated with School of Education the University of Michigan. The interview was...
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Offshoring as Competitive Edge?

I just reported on the NOA's recent awards for outsourcing projects, and friend Karen Watterson brought to my attention an article that ran in Customer Interface, the ICCM Journal. “Most Companies...
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Outsourcing and Offshoring Predictions for 2007

Alsbridge CEO and collaborative outsourcing pioneer Ben Trowbridge says as the outsourcing industry moves into 2007, higher priority must be placed on staying cost competitive and staying ahead of global...
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Manager of Application Development in Buena Park, CA

AdvectA is seeking a Manager of Application Development to facilitate the development process. Will manage internal staff and outsourcing teams, leading an enterprise software team, using formal management...
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Commitment, Consistency & Control to Successfully Outsource

Many companies – large and small, local and international, publicly traded and privately held – utilize outsourced relationships to improve their bottom line. Outsourcing service providers...
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Build Operate Transfer: Tensilica's Experience in Offshoring Engineering to India

Tensilica is a private, venture-capital financed semiconductor intellectual property company headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. It was founded in 1997 and currently has about 100 employees worldwide. We...
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Free Webcast on Outsourcing Security

An IT security expert-friend turned me onto a free 70-minute long video/PowerPoint presentation on the topic of “Security and Outsourcing.”It's led by John O'Leary, a trainer for the Computer...
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Culture Matters: Communication and Culture Tips for Global Managers

When offshore outsourcing or other cross-border business ventures run into implementation difficulties, managers and team members often point to “communication problems” as the root cause....
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Crawl, Walk, Run Strategy Leads to Success in Offshore Outsourcing

Some companies have successfully leveraged offshoring to grow their businesses. Others have failed in this arena by incurring “hidden” costs, due to a lack of planning and the inability to...
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