Calibrating The Reasons, Risks And Rewards Of Outsourcing

It all seems like a piece of cake. With the number of companies relying heavily on outsourcing, it is logical to presume that it is beneficial to everybody. It is, however important to seriously weigh in the importance and benefits alongside the risks involved with the process before indulging in it. If the industry experts […]

IT Outsourcing: Getting Started on the Path to Migration

The business model of in house IT to IT outsourcing is expected to undergo a change of operations with a focus on migration. Numerous businesses are expected to undertake a major migration spread over the next five years. As with any new trend, updating one’s business with the latest in the market is essential to […]

New Study Reveals Large Gap Between India and China In Outsourcing

It is a well-known fact that China is well ahead on the population graph in comparison to India. A study from a top rated US business school, however reveals that China catching up to the outsourcing volume in India is highly unlikely. This revelation maybe surprising as the Chinese central government has introduced several policies […]

IT outsourcing shows slump in the first quarter of 2013

A recent report from the ISG (Information Services Group), a leader in providing technology insights and market intelligence, states that in the first quarter of 2013, the IT outsourcing market was seen to have sagged. The company that also offers advisory services says that performance has improved in the Asia Pacific region. A total of […]

CIO’s review of IT outsourcing market in 2012

At the end of 2011, CIO magazine had predicted a couple of things for 2012 such as the end of cloud computing hype, migration of app development from offshore to in-house, relationship-oriented IT service providers and so on. At the end of 2012, CIO reviews its previous year’s predictions about the IT outsourcing market. A […]

IT outsourcing deals value down by 33% in Q3 2012: Ovum

U.K. based research firm, Ovum, has found out that the IT services sales has reached an all-time low in the third quarter of 2012. This has been the lowest it has reached in nine years. The IT outsourcing deals value decreased to an all-time low of $18.9 million in the third quarter which is a […]

Commoditization IT Outsourcing – good and bad

It’s become a trend that something that’ done faster is always better and something that is better need to be cheaper.  IT leaders and outsourcing partners have always preached for everything moving at a faster pace, be it transition of process, people recruitment or training sessions with the only aim to cut down costs. As […]

NASSCOM scales down BPM market growth expectations from 14% to 11%

Nov 14, 2012: In the midst of the financial year, NASSCOM (The National Association of Software and Services Companies) has scaled down the growth expectations of Indian IT outsourcing market for this year. Earlier, NASSCOM forecasted a growth rate of 11-14% in Indian IT servicing sector. In contrast to this figure, they now expect the […]

IT outsourcing holds 40% of South African IT market: IDC Report

January 16, 2012: South African IT outsourcing will hold 40% of the IT market in the current year. These statistics are published in the latest IDC report. IDC, a provider of market intelligence and other services to corporate sector has made a detailed study and according to which South Africa is showing healthy uptake in […]

Shanghai in China witnesses BPO services growth

October 18, 2011: According to an official from Commission of Commerce at Shanghai, Shanghai is planning to promote outsourcing of services as a backbone of the city’s economy. This announcement was made before the opening of Global IT Outsourcing Summit. According to Sun Jiarong, director of trade of services department at the commission, Shanghai has […]

The rise of IT Outsourcing in Europe

October 17, 2011: Today, Technology has touched every aspect of our lives. It has transformed the way we do business worldwide. New technologies keep coming up every day. Communications systems have grown rapidly in the last decade or so. Technology has made our earth a small place to live. Today, every corner of our globe […]

Procurement Outsourcing – Emerging BPO Opportunity Does India have a play?

Rewind back to 1990, and the troops were busy selling IT Outsourcing & Offshoring which traditionally started with pictures of Taj Mahal and discussions on Aryabhatta (an Indian mathematician who is supposed to have invented numeral “Zero”). Year 2000 acted as a catalyst resulting in IT Outsourcing and Offshoring becoming mainstream businesses. Then close to […]