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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | August 19, 2017

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What President Trump needs to know about software development outsourcing

May 5, 2017 |

Many US companies have turned to outsourcing their software development to get quality software that supports innovation, generates revenue, and grows their business while benefitting the US economy. However, current US political discussions raise concerns about offshored jobs.

With the … Read More

Immigration worries for outsourcing

January 30, 2017 |

Little more than a week into his presidency, and Donald Trump has already taken plenty of steps to ensure that anyone hoping or fearing that his more aggressively populist pre-election promises were merely vote-summoning rallying cries that would be forgotten … Read More

Sin to cross the oceans?

January 3, 2017 |

Our ancestors in India always told us that it was a sin to cross the oceans (and many in India do not cross oceans even today). There was something about globalisation that they just did not like and I have … Read More

Brexit migration controls will lead to more offshoring

October 1, 2016 | 1

One of the key arguments that really defined the Brexit referendum in the UK was migration. British voters supported an exit from the European Union largely because they wanted more control over their borders. Those arguing for Brexit say that … Read More

US candidates return to familiar outsourcing arguments

September 2, 2016 |

For as long as I can remember, arguments about outsourcing have played a part in the US election cycle. In the final stages of the presidential election the two candidates will make promises they can’t keep and declarations about how … Read More

Q&A: BVR Mohan Reddy, NASSCOM

May 8, 2014 |

Later this month, a trade delegation from the Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) will be presenting at the Nordic IT Sourcing & Innovation 2014 event in Stockholm, Sweden, as part of a broader mission to the region. Ahead … Read More

Home or Away?

April 11, 2013 | 2

This article originally appeared in Outsource magazine Issue #31 Spring 2013.

Globalisation requires companies to compete globally, and offer better products and services that are appealing to customers. In several industries, global outsourcing today enables the business value chain, providing a mechanism … Read More

The Professionals: Robert Gaunt, Transfield Services

May 30, 2012 |

Our new series of Q&As with buy-side professionals continues with some wise words from Transfield Services’ Global Service Delivery Manager…

Outsource: What are the three most important attributes you seek in a potential partner – and what one single factor … Read More

Visa fraud puts the spotlight back on outsourcing

March 9, 2011 |

At a time when a sustained period of unemployment is proving problematic for organisations all over the world, the news of charges faced by Infosys Technologies over tax and visa fraud has posed new questions about the way the outsourcing … Read More

Wish They Weren’t Here?

December 14, 2010 |

The anti-immigration lobby in the US is growing in strength and prominence. But what does this have to do with outsourcing? We take a look…

Many of the voters who turned out in November’s mid-term elections to deliver the Democrats … Read More

The Provider View

December 14, 2010 |

Antonio Moreira is CEO North America for Stefanini, a global services company founded in Brazil (and US-incorporated since 2001) with offices in 16 countries worldwide. Outsource spoke with Antonio to get a provider’s perspective on the immigration question…

outsource: Antonio, … Read More

The Professional Perspective

December 14, 2010 |

The impact of the immigration question upon outsourcing is an issue affecting every corner of the outsourcing space – so in addition to our lead feature, and our provider interview, in the Winter 2010 issue we threw the debate open … Read More

Immigration cap – is it really business-friendly?

December 8, 2010 |

It’s been another busy week in the halls of power at Westminster, with the government’s decision to slash the number of migrant workers allowed to come to the UK causing a great deal of consternation.  David Cameron recently claimed that … Read More

Cameron admits mistakes over immigration cap. Or does he?

November 10, 2010 |

Sometimes there can be no greater show of strength for a man than admitting you simply got it wrong.  If the Prime Minister’s recent hints that he will listen to the protests from major international firms and look to water … Read More

Nothing north of Watford

September 21, 2010 |

“Make it In America” is Obama’s newest jobs battle cry. Not to be undone, David Cameron went to Bangalore to push for jobs creation in Britain. With unemployment in the US alone at over 1.4 million people who have been … Read More