Inside Outsourcing With Alan Hanson

INTERVIEWED BY LARRY JANIS LJ: Would you please share with us your current role & responsibilities. AH: As Senior Vice President, I lead our solutions, sales and marketing globally. Neo Group provides Globalization Advisory, Governance Solutions, and Supplier and Location risk analytics and monitoring services. All three areas are growing and the supplier risk and…

Beyond Bangalore

When you think of offshore IT outsourcing, you think of India. But “having all of your IT work done in one location is akin to having your entire retirement portfolio in a single stock – it’s an unnecessary risk,” says Esteban Herrera, partner with outsourcing consultancy Information Services Group. Smart IT leaders seek to complement…

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…

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…

Some IT Jobs Are Coming (Back) To America

Companies are pulling back on foreign outsourcing as they find cheaper ways to do the work themselves. Firms who had worked with outsourcers for years are finding they can use the cost-cutting tricks of their vendors in-house and have more flexibility. And companies have found outsourcing can lead to a loss of expertise within the…