Outsource To Win


Outsourcing Hasn’t Hit Its Peak
February 18, 2006, 10:59 am
Filed under: Offshoring, Outsourcing

As per a CEO of an Indian company outsourcing has reached only 10% of the total available jobs. So there is a lot of potential for growth. The same magazine, Business Week had a cover story of a ‘Transformational Outsourcing’ which has a potential to grow to about $500 billion. A long way to go baby…

Read the interview here:
http://businessweek.com/technology/content/feb2006/tc20060217_160237.htm

 



Outsourcing to last for 30 years
February 18, 2006, 6:36 am
Filed under: Offshoring, Outsourcing

Labor Arbitrage: Is the Clock Ticking on Outsourcing?

The key finding of the report, released by Everest group, reveals that if current conditions persist, labor arbitrage will sustain in most offshore destinations for 30 years or more. The exceptions being Ireland where arbitrage with the US will last for three to five years, and Canada, and Czech Republic where it is expected to last for 8-20 years.

Read it here:
http://www.outsourcereporter.com/2006/01/02/labor-arbitrage-is-the-clock-ticking-on-outsourcing/


Why Outsourcing fails
February 18, 2006, 6:15 am
Filed under: Offshoring, Outsourcing

Gartner: Five reasons why offshore deals go bust
Many projects will fail because of poor planning, the research firm says

Businesses will spend more than $50 billion on offshore and near-shore outsourcing by 2007, but many of the offshore projects will fail because of poor planning, according to a recent report from Gartner Inc.Some organizations are rushing into deals hoping to gain a competitive advantage, often through cost-cutting or a boost in productivity. But the expected gains can be severely crimped by many factors. Gartner’s report identifies five areas where outsourcers should apply more thought before taking the plunge:

 Read the complete story here: http://www.computerworld.com/managementtopics/outsourcing/story/0,10801,102677,00.html



Ev’body is Outsourcing
February 14, 2006, 7:17 am
Filed under: Offshoring, Outsourcing

www.silicon.com has this story 

Egypt touts itself as next offshore outsourcing hot-spot

Ancient land of the Pharaohs looks towards a high-tech future…

Egypt is making a pitch to be the next offshore outsourcing hot-spot, claiming that its foreign language skills and low labour costs put the country in a strong position to compete with India and eastern Europe.

AT Kearney recently ranked Egypt number 12 in a list of top offshore outsourcing destinations and while the country’s share of the offshore call-centre market is still very small, analyst Datamonitor predicts it will grow by 52 per cent over the next 12 months.

Read it here http://services.silicon.com/offshoring/0,3800004877,39156347,00.htm



Can somebody help me not to sign google account for every service?
February 11, 2006, 7:37 am
Filed under: Google

As a fancy rider I have installed almost all Google Desktop 3 plugins, barring the shot that enables multiple PC to share files. Multiple files also include Google, that’s why.

To use my desktop I have to Login. To use my Bookmarks on the Google Toolbar I need another Login. I need some testing, but my Google Talk may also need another Login. Why on earth should I do so many logins. Why can not we have all in one place?

Windows Live is still not that Live. Take Microsoft standard, this will start working properly by Live 3.0. Till then Bill will go to press, Google will do to Desktop 6.0. Google being a company run by very fast riders is a good challenge to Microsoft.

 



Same wine in the same bottle
February 10, 2006, 12:37 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

I am seeing the new offerings from Google – Desktop and Toolbar; as well as the (going-to-be) big daddy Live.com from Windows. Yahoo does not have anything new to offer. I do not know Yahoo’s plans but if you are not in the market you are slowly gone.

All such offerings from Yahoo as well as Google or Microsoft have everything in common. They are just the same. With Yahoo Messenger, bloatware is revisited.Live looks to be a clever thing. Maybe because they know the PC market more than anybody. A simple thing they have done in their “Live Favorites’ offering. In the options section, they have provide ‘Export’ facility. Why can not expect such a kind gesture from everybody else?

Expect least from Google. They are degrading the privacy policy from one version to the next.

 



Welcome >
February 8, 2006, 2:04 pm
Filed under: Offshoring, Outsourcing

Welcome to Outsource to Win. This site delves deeper in the benefits (naturally!) of asking your necessary but not-so-critical jobs to somebody, somewhere.

Outsourcing has got attention from both the sides and it is good that both agree that it is crucial for the world economy. No wonder 90% plus Fortune 500 companies outsouce their jobs, from departments like HRD, accountancy, manufacturing etc. Review predict outsourcing will stay for next 30 years.

This site will provide news and views on outsourcing from around the world. So, join the party.