South Africa and IT Outsourcing – A Growing Relationship

The IT services market in South Africa is healthy and well as it is expected to reach R53.3 billion by the year 2015. This South African Forecast and IT services Market Sizing forecast is courtesy of BMI Techknowledge (BMI-T). Based on the positive forecast the South African market is still a viable option for all […]

British Telecommunications Considering India and Malaysia as Outsourcing Destinations

The British Telecommunications group seems to be following international trends in its recent decision regarding outsourcing. The group has some captive centers in Malaysia and India and is planning to be shifting some outsourcing processes to these centers. Most large multinational corporations have been consistently pulling back on outsourced technologies and seem to be holding […]

Is the IT Industry Shifting Base to Latin America?

An interesting meeting between Sajan Pillai and Vicente Fox has sparked an idea that the IT industry might be leaning toward Latin America. Sajan Pillai is the CEO and Founder of UST Global, an IT company based in California. Vicente Fox is a leading businessman and the former president of Mexico. IT Jobs on offer in […]

How Philippines Got The Edge Over India In The Outsourcing Arena

Since the term outsourcing began making rounds in the international market, the first world clientele has looked towards Asia to create acute profit margins. Asian countries are considered to be the best option for outsourced services as they have the skilled work force and the cheap resources. Further English-speaking skilled employees were easily available. The […]

Middle Eastern And African Countries Gain BPO Recognition

The Philippines, India and China have lost traction as the world powers in the Business Process Outsourcing domain. While these countries are trying valiantly to recover from loss of contracts and higher running costs, various other destinations across the world are gaining recognition on the BPO map. The new BPO destinations According to the Tholons […]

A Roadmap to Enterprise Crowdsourcing

Enterprise Crowdsourcing, an offspring of the idea of outsourcing, is fast becoming the next big idea that everybody wants a piece of. Crowdsourcing is not a new idea, with Wikipedia and other major businesses relying heavily on the idea for a while now. Uses of Enterprise Crowdsourcing The following three ways are examples of the […]

New American Bill Threatens Indian Outsourcing Companies

Outsourcing companies are largely dependent on the legislation of the land from which work is exported. Indian companies are currently being threatened by the new American immigration bill. The threat mainly arises from the limitation on the number of foreign workers that companies in America can employ. The immigration bill The immigration bill is currently […]

Telstra Plans To Outsource 170 Cloud Jobs To India

Telstra, a telecommunications operator based in Australia, recently announced an outsourcing decision that was met with an array of emotions. The cloud services division which is a part of the network applications and services division in Telstra is all set to send nearly 170 jobs abroad to India. This move was seen as an unnecessary […]