Tag: China

Study: U.S. Companies Prefer “Farshore” to Nearshore Outsourcing, Send Higher Value Work Abroad | Article

Study: U.S. Companies Prefer “Farshore” to Nearshore Outsourcing, Send Higher Value Work Abroad | Article

For all the talk of the new allure of nearshore or even stateside outsourcing, most U.S. companies today still prefer to base their service operations half a world away, according to researchers at the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the International Offshoring Research Network’s (ORN) Project at Duke University’s Fuqua School […]

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing Part 2 | Article

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing Part 2 | Article

In part 2 of this series, we’ll discuss common problems in tooling as well as tooling in the real world and the importance of comprehensive, enforceable tooling arrangements.   Part 1 defines tooling as part of the integrated outsourcing process as well as tooling financing and ownership. As a result of globalization and the ability […]

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing – Part 1 | Article

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing – Part 1 | Article

As a result of globalization and the ability of consumers to purchase products at the lowest cost, manufacturers in China have become an integral part of the supply chains of many consumer product companies. With the high level of integration of consumer product companies and their overseas manufacturers in China, there is an increasing reliance […]

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China – Part 2 | Article

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China – Part 2 | Article

The entire value chain for consumer products sourced or manufactured in Asia has become increasingly interconnected and mutually reliant—ownership of physical manufacturing assets and intellectual property rights has become more ambiguous and contentious. With ambiguity over ownership and rights to manufacturing assets, customers lose the key leverage of mobility. While brand companies were able to […]

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China — Part 1

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China — Part 1

The product supply chain from China is not what it used to be. Over the past 20 years, Chinese consumer-product manufacturers have become increasingly sophisticated and capable of taking on more “value-adding” tasks or segments of the product creation supply chain and have moved from mere manufacturers to multi-functional suppliers. In doing so, they have […]

China Outsourcing Seminar (ITO & BPO) | Event

China Outsourcing Seminar (ITO & BPO) | Event

December 6th 2011 Canary Wharf, London, UK Register Join senior executives from some of the UK’s leading corporates to hear cutting edge case studies and participate in interactive panel sessions to hear how the likes of DSM, Ernst & Young, Logica, Clifford Chance Alsbridge and others have used China as a high quality, low cost […]

Independent Insurance Agencies Embrace Outsourcing to Thrive in a Challenging Market | Article

Independent Insurance Agencies Embrace Outsourcing to Thrive in a Challenging Market | Article

It’s not easy being an independent insurance agent these days. Margins are down, the market is soft and direct sellers are promoting a virtual, ‘click-and-pick’ approach to an industry traditionally built on personal relationships and trust. To increase profitability, these agencies have to run lean, automating as many processes as possible. However, even with the […]

Belatrix – Software Product Development Services | Service Provider

Belatrix – Software Product Development Services | Service Provider

Belatrix Software Factory is a software product development outsourcing vendor originally from Argentina and with delivery centers in Argentina, Peru, and China. Belatrix specializes in providing nearshore and blended-shore outsourcing services for complex and demanding software development and software quality assurance engagements. By leveraging its nearshore location and full overlap with US-EST time zone, Belatrix […]

Infosys BPO Boosts Cisco’s Sales Support | White Paper

Infosys BPO Boosts Cisco’s Sales Support | White Paper

Cisco Systems Inc., a leading supplier of networking equipment and network management solutions, partnered with Infosys BPO to enhance its World Wide Partner Support Program. Infosys BPO adopted a multi-pronged strategy to create awareness about partner programs at Cisco and ensure consistent support across them. Their robust delivery model, automated processes and best practices helped […]

Neusoft – Beyond Technology | Service Provider

Neusoft – Beyond Technology | Service Provider

Neusoft is the largest IT solutions and services provider in China and your premier BPO partner in China. To date, Neusoft has set up six software bases, eight regional headquarters, and a comprehensive marketing and service network in over 40 cities across China. In the global marketplace, we have also incorporated subsidiaries in the United […]

Setting up the Engagement Properly and Constantly Rotating Freeborders Personnel, Help Travel Company Compete | Article

Setting up the Engagement Properly and Constantly Rotating Freeborders Personnel, Help Travel Company Compete | Article

When you are outsourcing a huge application development and maintenance (ADM) project to another geography, how do you create teamwork and maintain momentum? Interval International and Freeborders believe there are two factors: constantly rotating the key offshore people onshore and taking the time to prepare in advance. In 2008 Interval International, a vacation exchange company […]

Infosys BPO Ltd. – Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values | Service Provider

Infosys BPO Ltd. – Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values | Service Provider

Infosys BPO Ltd., the Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, was established in April 2002. Since then, it has grown consistently to close FY 2009-10 with revenues of $352.1 million. Our company has centers in India, the Czech Republic, China, the Philippines, Poland, Mexico, the USA, and Brazil, and employs over 19,300 people. Infosys BPO […]

Why Green IT Matters at Wipro | Article

Why Green IT Matters at Wipro | Article

Wipro Academic Thought Spot: A Discussion with Indranil Bose, Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, A Wipro Council for Industry Research Initiative In December 2007 Gartner published an article entitled “Green IT The New Industry Shock Wave.” Its report revealed that the information and communications technology (ICT) industry accounted for two percent of the […]

BDO Annual Technology Report Finds CFOs Outsourcing More Work to China, India, Reversing Last Year’s Trend | Article

BDO Annual Technology Report Finds CFOs Outsourcing More Work to China, India, Reversing Last Year’s Trend | Article

What a difference a year makes. A 2009 study of American chief financial officers in U.S. high-tech companies predicted the new hot location was the United States. The 2010 study discovered the opposite: China and India regained their position as the primo offshoring locations for IT services, according to Don Jones, Partner, International Tax Services […]

In-house Language Skills Enhance Offshore Engagement and Enable Greater Savings | Article

In-house Language Skills Enhance Offshore Engagement and Enable Greater Savings | Article

Application development costs and speed to market are critical for a startup with a new concept. Because the founders had to prove the concept, they didn’t want to spend a lot of capital. Hiring U.S. developers was not in the budget. A Chinese service provider got the job done at half the cost.

Areas Where Outsourcing Will Grow in the Next Five Years | Article

Areas Where Outsourcing Will Grow in the Next Five Years | Article

Our experts predict several areas of the industry will experience significant growth over the next five years. Reverse outsourcing, verticalization, emerging markets, business analytics, healthcare, transportation, and ERP are some of the areas that will enjoy increased attention. Industry trends Andrew Pery, Chief Marketing Officer, Kofax, says reverse outsourcing will pick up steam. This trend […]