RCom to award $3 billion managed services deal to a single vendor

February 21, 2012: Reliance Communication has decided to outsource managed services to a single vendor. The contract is worth Rs 15,000 crores or USD 3 billion. Unlike any other service providers in India, Reliance communication outsources their functions to only a single service provider. The company is in the final stages of outsourcing and has […]

4 reasons for small online businesses to outsource

December 30, 2011: For anyone who is into a small online business, it is quite sure that it is impossible to perform all the work alone. In such instances, there are two options; either to recruit an employee or outsource the work to a third party service provider. Both the options have merits and demerits. […]

Samsung hints at contract manufacturing for laptops

December 22, 2011: Samsung has always manufactured their laptops, but now industry executives from Taiwan notes that Samsung has decided to outsource laptop manufacturing to an ODM in Taiwan. Sources say that it plans to outsource an insignificant contract manufacturing to vendors. Currently Samsung is manufacturing laptops from its Suzhou facility in China. Industry sources […]

Cloud play in standardizing business processes

December 02, 2011:  One of the important factors that make cloud computing attractive to organizations is that it offers an effective platform to outsource Information Technology. Since IT is not a core function of many of the business firms, they often tend to outsource the IT function to a service provider rather than making huge […]

US outsourcing web design to Central America?

October 24, 2011: The US companies have started to outsource functions other than call centers to Central America. Central America has become a favorite destination for web designing and development. There are local companies which operate exclusively for the foreign clients.   Ricardo Arce, an entrepreneur from Costa Rica says that there are companies with […]

Book Review

The ‘Lonely Planet’ of outsourcing to India! Like it or not, the outsourcing era is here to stay. One can safely say that at present, outsourcing to India is one of the best ways for a company in a developed nation to cut development and maintenance costs, and yet stay on the competitive edge. Already, […]