Tuesday, May 19, 2009

News of the Day

Outsourcing Demand May Revive in Early 2010: Infosys
Live Mint.com reported today that Infosys Technologies Ltd expects outsourcing demand to revive in early 2010. Although 2009 has been sluggish India’s second-largest software services exporter is looking to spend between $200 million to $300 million to acquire firms and is sharpening its focus on newer markets such as Australia, India, and China to boost growth.

Outsourcing's Five W's
WA Today.com posted a story that correlates the premise of the 5 W's that journalism schools teach novice reporters to offshoring activities. The five W's: who, what, where, when and why should be studied with each venture because the answers to those questions can help minimize costly mistakes.

The Outsourcing Boom Grows for Non-Core Pharmaceutical Activities
Scientist Live.com presented an article that states: "Like their counterparts in other commercial sectors, pharmaceutical organizations are being forced to re-examine their core and non-core activities to determine where new efficiencies can be found, and to drive greater productivity and competitive agility into their operations".

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