Friday, May 1, 2009

News of the Day

Document Outsourcing on Growth Path as Manufacturers Cut Costs ran a story that says interest in strategic document outsourcing has surged as companies look for ways to cut expenses and capital cost. A Gartner analyst is advising organizations to ensure that outsourcing print and electronic document publishing improves customer communications without sacrificing quality, efficiency and confidentiality.

Plan an Outsourcing Deal's End at it's Beginning ran a story advising that the time to set the groundwork for a termination transition plan is when you negotiate the original contract. How can you mitigate this risk? Start by making sure your contract addresses the minimum requirements for a termination transition plan. The plan should provide a detailed rule book for doing this in an organized way.

Indian IT Firms Abroad Plan to Hire Foreign Hands advised that due to increasing sentiments against offshoring jobs from the US in particular and other countries in general, Indian IT majors are planning to hire more non-Indians in foreign countries. The IT companies however, claim that this is not due to pressure from the US or other countries and is in line with their strategy. Read more via this link.

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