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Cost Reduction: IT Offshoring vs. Implementing Lean Methodologies
Cost Reduction: IT Offshoring vs. Implementing Lean Methodologies

Which Is More Effective For Cost Reduction: IT Offshoring vs. Implementing Lean Methodologies   Many companies operate with IT spend of between 3 and 10% of revenue so during the recession, many CFO's...

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Date posted: 27-02-2010
February 2010 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
February 2010 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Dell Bets On Asia For Growth Ever since Dell bought Perot Systems in September 2009, consolidation has been a major initiative. They recently merged Dell Services with Perot Systems to create a 14,000 strong...

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Date posted: 26-02-2010
Lean Sourcing: Define
Lean Sourcing: Define

Lean Sourcing: The first step: Define   In the last newsletter, we introduced the concept of Lean Sourcing, based on the Lean Six Sigma methodology. The objective of many organization nowadays is to...

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Date posted: 26-02-2010
The Importance Of Project Management When Outsourcing
The Importance Of Project Management When Outsourcing

How often do you read about an outsourcing deal that has gone sour? One of the main culprits of these failures is poor project management. When the outsourcing deal was signed a few years back it was all song and...

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Date posted: 29-01-2010
Lean Sourcing: A Better Way
Lean Sourcing: A Better Way

It seems that after a severe economic crisis, we are finally recovering. One of the lessons learnt by businesses has been the need to be as agile as possible. In this way, they will be able to adapt rapidly to...

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Date posted: 29-01-2010
January 2010 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
January 2010 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Dell To Tap Into Mid-market Outsourcing Ever since Dell bought Perot Systems in September 2009, the executives at the top Indian outsourcers must have felt the competition. In the past 4 months they have pitched...

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Date posted: 29-01-2010
December 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
December 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Indian Companies Focusing On China Top Chinese companies like Bank of China and China Telecom are going global, and they are increasingly turning to companies like IBM India and TCS to help them develop and...

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Date posted: 18-12-2009
Minimising The Overhead Of A Successful Multisourced Environment
Minimising The Overhead Of A Successful Multisourced Environment

One of the hottest outsourcing trends over the past several years has been "Multisourcing". Since Linda Cohen and Allie Young's 2005 release "Multisourcing: moving beyond outsourcing to achieve...

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Date posted: 11-12-2009
Penalties and Incentives in Outsourcing Contracts
Penalties and Incentives in Outsourcing Contracts

Financial penalties and incentives can play a key role in managing an outsourcing partner. By effectively defining penalties and rewards tied to specific business objectives, clients can create powerful incentives...

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Date posted: 11-12-2009
November 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
November 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Africa To Compete In Outsourcing Countries like Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa are all becoming increasingly aggressive in their push to compete with India in outsourcing. I was at a NOA event...

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Date posted: 27-11-2009

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