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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | July 26, 2017

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The future of retail outsourcing: Amazon versus Walmart

March 27, 2017 |

Wow! Isn’t it amazing how quickly things change? In the early 2000s, the very pinnacle of outsourcing was Walmart. Walmart didn’t outsource its own operations. Instead, it made history by working with offshore suppliers, introducing American consumers to low-cost Chinese … Read More

Fashion and apparel: labour practices in the supply chain

January 6, 2017 |

In 2015, the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress reported that the fashion industry globally is valued at $1.2 trillion. (Ref. 1) Of that $1.2 trillion, more than $250 billion is spent annually in the United States alone … Read More

Q&A: Alejandro Camino, Softtek

December 14, 2016 |

Alejandro – Alex – Camino is the CMO of Mexico-based IT provider Softtek, and a prominent and increasingly influential thought leader in the Western Hemisphere’s nearshore sector (including playing a key role in the development and growth of theLatAm Alliance). … Read More

The other shoe just dropped

November 1, 2016 | 1

For years, the outsourcing world has been buzzing about reshoring (or “backshoring”), taking the jobs we sent offshore years ago and bringing them back to the US and Europe. Low wages, cheap property, and favourable taxes made offshore manufacturing very … Read More

Q&A: Haitao Qi, Devott

June 14, 2016 |

Haitao Qi is the CEO and founder of Devott, the leading Chinese research and advisory firm focussed on the country’s technology markets and business services, whose annual Devott Global IT & Sourcing Summit (DGITS) is now the largest of its … Read More

Q&A: Toni Jackson, SAP Fieldglass

April 27, 2016 |

Toni Jackson is the Director of SAP Fieldglass, APAC, responsible for launching the brand in the region and subsequently growing the business to encompass a team of over 50 serving some of the largest organisations in Australia and beyond. Ahead … Read More

SIG (Sourcing Industry Group) Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of Outsource Magazine

January 15, 2016 |

Press release: Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) January 12, 2016

SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces the acquisition of Outsource magazine and welcomes Jamie Liddell to the SIG executive team.

Jamie joins SIG to head … Read More

OPINION: “It is not robots, but humans who can save the economy…”

May 27, 2014 |

I am an industrial engineer by qualification, and I love business process improvements as well as workflow automation. Being in the BPO industry it is one of our responsibilities to deliver faster and accurately, handling data securely.

There has been … Read More

Visions of the Future: The Next Decade in BPO

July 5, 2013 | 2

This article originally appeared in Outsource magazine Issue #32 Summer 2013.

This is an extraordinary time for the BPO space, with huge leaps in business technology, process, and theory taking place against the backdrop of tumultuous economic conditions, the ongoing … Read More

Quality trumps cost-cutting in outsourcing shift

May 29, 2013 |

Businesses are increasingly prioritising quality over cost in terms of which countries and which firms they turn to for their outsourcing needs. Companies are seeking more sophisticated skills and capabilities to adapt to the ever-faster pace of change in business … Read More

Hangzhou Municipal Foreign Trade & Economic Cooperation Bureau

November 14, 2012 |

Hangzhou was defined as the “China Service Outsourcing Demonstration City” in February 2009. It is also one of 21 software industry base cities in mainland China. It has currently formed the several industries including telecommunication, software, integrated circuit, digital TV, … Read More

China is good to go

November 1, 2012 | 1

With economic globalisation and international industrial restructuring, the world service trade market has gained momentum and as a result industrial restructuring has gained speed.

As a result, emerging industries such as ITO, BPO, and KPO have gradually become the mainstream … Read More

Chinese choices: location selection considerations for global enterprises

April 5, 2012 |

The size and growth curve of the Chinese economy, relative to those countries more seriously affected by the recent crises in global finance and sovereign debt, is stimulating many companies to think more deeply about where their business is represented.  … Read More

Salvo Global

April 3, 2012 |

What we do

Salvo is in the business of Corporate Events, operating in the B2B (business-to-business) environment and servicing corporate entities of varied Industries. As a Business networking company, Salvo differs in business nature from just an events management company … Read More

China: a different view

March 20, 2012 |

I’d like to comment on the article ‘Can China’s IT Services market live up to the hype?‘ by Kevin Parikh (16 March 2012)

It comes down to perspective, I think. Do we look at China’s actions through a western lens – … Read More

Can China’s IT Services market live up to the hype?

March 16, 2012 |

Since 2006, China’s market for the outsourcing of technology services has experienced rapid growth and has been heralded as a challenger to India’s market dominance. According to China’s Ministry of Commerce, the total contract value of executed outsourcing contracts in … Read More