The Basics of Communicating with Your India Team

Two years ago, when healthcare technology company St. Croix Systems set up a subsidiary in India, one of the hardest tasks facing the project manager was one he had never anticipated: His overseas team...
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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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Agile Outsourcing: Managing Communication Effectiveness

In his book, Agile Modeling, Scott Ambler has an interesting chart that compares the richness of communication between documentation options and modeling options. Documentation options are less effective...
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Outsourcing IT on Campus

The Syllabus2004 Conference Yearbook, intended for IT people in university and college settings, offers an interesting sidebar, titled, “Outsourcing in a Nutshell.” (Scroll down the page to...
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Top 5 Misconceptions About Offshoring

There are companies that have gone to the extent of closing some of their local branches in favour of offshore subsidiaries. The common myth that often drives businesses into offshoring various processes...
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Offshore Outsourcing to China

What is offshore outsourcing? What is offshoring? Offshoring is a type of outsourcing. Offshoring simply means having the outsourced business functions done in another country. Frequently, work is offshored...
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Transform Your Organization Without Outsourcing

In those cases where there are not significant savings from outsourcing, but where executives are dissatisfied with an internal service provider, outsourcing may seem like a viable alternative. In fact,...
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Outsourcing Secret Weapon: Ultra-orthodox Jewish Women

Each service provider in the outsourcing industry seeks a competitive edge — whether it’s domain expertise, labor arbitrage or a particular type of talent that sets it apart from many other...
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Research: Indian IT Services Stocks Outstrip Western Giants

New research by independent market analyst Datamonitor has found that shares in the major India-based IT services providers have vastly outperformed their Western rivals so far this year, despite falling...
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