A Tale Of Two Cities

Take Bangalore and Mexico City as examples. Bangalore may well be the most recognized offshore global talent hub, particularly for information technology work. With more than 4,600 ITO and BPO companies operating there, including many of the world’s leading outsourcing firms, the city played a starring role in another book, Thomas Friedman’s The World is…

Nearshore Americas Power 50 2013

POWER 50 2013: The Real Operators The Official List of Most Influential Executives in Nearshore Outsourcing It is often said that outsourcing is a people business. And in this newly released 2013 Nearshore Americas Power 50 ranking, we see first-hand that the people inside the ‘war room’ of the Nearshore business community are hard-working, ambitious…

Explore The Tale Of Tier 2 Cities For IT Outsourcing Options

CIO — IT outsourcing providers are increasingly setting up operations in so-called tier-2 cities to decrease their cost of delivery and access new labor pools. “As offshoring grows, most leading offshoring destinations face pressures around availability of talent, escalating salaries, rising real estate prices, and high competitive intensity,” says H. Karthik, vice president with outsourcing…

Integrated Global Governance

Many organizations are recognizing that effective global Governance and Vendor Management requires more – often much more – than post period tracking of whether suppliers are performing in line with a signed contract. Instead, to produce lower risk and superior results, an integrated approach to global governance and scorecards weaves together real time transactional performance,…

General Motors To Hire 3,000 HP Workers

General Motors said Thursday it will take 3,000 workers from operations it outsourced to Hewlett-Packard and put them on GM’s payroll. It’s part of GM’s previously announced strategy to bring back IT under GM’s roof and hire as many as 10,000 IT workers over the next three to five years. The company said the IT…

Middle East Violence Deters Outsourcers

Companies are less likely to outsource IT jobs to Middle Eastern countries embroiled in sectarian or political violence, a point underscored by President Obama during his Tuesday address to the United Nations General Assembly. His remarks came two weeks after four Americans including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were slain in Libya, amid anti-American violence that swept…