New tax reforms proposed in US to check outsourcing

February 27, 2012: In an effort to control outsourcing by US companies, the United States President Barack Obama has proposed to introduce tax on earnings made outside the country. This move is to discourage the large US companies from offshoring jobs to destinations such as India. The proposed reform will make it difficult for the […]

Indian BPO vendors expect bigger pie of outsourcing work in 2012

February 15, 2012: Even though the Information Technology budgets for 2012 may be flat or even decline, there is enough space for the Indian IT service providers for breath as the share of off shoring in the overall budget is increasing. The amount of work off shored is of great importance for the outsourcing service […]

Pitfalls in working with larger BPO firms

December 20, 2011: When it comes to off shoring or outsourcing business functions, firms often look out for top Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in India or any other location as listed by agencies like Gartner or NASSCOM. Outsourcing to a top player seems to be a safe idea to the firm, but certain studies […]

Revisiting the CIO.com 2011 IT outsourcing forecasts

Predictions that came true during 2011December 16, 2011 One of the significant trends that were predicted was that the IT players will renew the existing contracts for cost savings. This was a reality as the CEO’s and CFO’s were mounted with huge budget pressures. Most of the IT players were engaged in renegotiations to generate […]

Economic crisis in West triggers outsourcing business surge in India

October 13, 2011: It is quite obvious that the developing economies are feeling the pain of the continuing economic downturn. But certain business segments in the developing world are delighted with the opportunities that have come up as a result of ongoing economic downturn. During times of recession outsourcing has always soared high as organizations […]