Monday, May 18, 2009

Offshoring Update

Guide to a Perfect Offshore Outsourcing Vendor Deal
An article in Computer discusses the pitfalls many companies encounter due to knee-jerk decisions made during times of economic turmoil. When the pressure to cut costs is most intense, many companies turn to offshore outsourcing. They see it is a quick way to reduce IT and other back-office expenses. The author of this article reviews 8 of these pitfalls and ways to avoid them. Much of the advice provided here is consistent with the information in Bob's book, the Services Shift".

Offshoring to China.
There is a blog dedicated to the practice of outsourcing, mainly to China that can be found by accessing the following link.

Offshoring in Western Europe
Near Shore Outsourcing is a blog focused on Western European countries sourcing services to East Europe. Follow this blog if you want to be up-to-date with the latest developments in this arena.

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