Features for KPONearshoring – almost like at home
by Anna Nowicka, International Business Development Manager, JCommerce
Due to the increasing demand for IT professionals in virtually all sectors of the economy, and also to the deficiencies in local labour markets, the outsourcing of IT services through the nearshore model is growing in popularity. However, companies often hesitate before deciding to utilize outsourcing in the scope of body and team leasing with foreign companies, fearing the associated risks. The way to overcome these fears is to find a business partner who is experienced in the implementation of outsourcing projects to jointly develop an effective model for project management. Also important when it comes to cooperation is to ensure an effective onboarding process for incoming employees at the client’s company.
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by Bartosz Zaleski, JCommerce
The development of information technology is one of the strongest drivers in the acceleration of the globalized world economy. For business, borders are disappearing; gaps in the local labour market can be made up by specialists available in other parts of the world. For professionals it’s much the same – huge demand for specialist knowledge and skills opens up broad possibilities for cooperation with employers from all over the world. Besides the obvious benefits and advantages resulting from this state of affairs, there are also areas of risk, and consequently, more or less justified fears. Does hiring specialists from outside the company, even working remotely from a completely different country, lead to a loss of control of the teams and processes within the company?
more Knowledge Knowhow in Outsourcing
The knowledge knowhow in outsourcing focused on effective knowledge management, transfer and retention to ensure Outsourcing Works
more The Infosys business model in an evolving economic climate
by Matthew Mower, sourcingfocus.com
Following Infosys’ disappointing revenue guidance, shares slipped by around 2% today as investors continued to sell stock. Infosys announced growth predictions at 8%-10%, despite the industry association NASSCOM predicting growth of 11%-14%.
more KPO: The way to go?
by Nicolette Allen
Vendors and end-users alike have been aspiring towards KPO for the last couple of years. But where has all the talk got us, asks Nicolette Allen?
more The sourcing crystal ball
sourcingfocus.com asks what 2010 will bring the outsourcing industry?
more Latest from the legal world
The law is truly an ass, to paraphrase that famous Dickensian line. Though outsourcing in its current form was not prevalent at the time Oliver Twist was written, Dickens could not have known how perpetually right his turn of phase would be.