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…

Mauritius: The Gateway To Africa

Following is an interview with Atul Vashistha, Chairman of Neo Group. Atul is a leading proponent and practitioner of globalization and futurizing enterprises. He is recognized globally as one of the leading advisors on globalization and outsourcing. Atul received the following awards in recognition of his work: Globalization Today Powerhouse 25, NearShore Americas Power 50,…

9 Global Services Trends For 2012

Out with the old and in with the new — well, almost! We do see ‘retro’ back in fashion in some areas of the outsourcing market when looking ahead to 2012. What follows are nine key trends that CIOs can expect in the coming year in terms of outsourcing and global services. 1. Demand outlook…

Globalization Today – Powerhouse 25

Thousands of votes were cast for our first annual Powerhouse 25 list. The competition was close with single clicks sometimes separating nominees. And Globalization Today’s panel weighed in with their expert knowledge. The Powerhouse 25 is an interesting mix of outsourcing customers, service providers, advisors and academia from around the globe from heads of their…