Offshoring

Best practices, tips, how tos, trends and updates on offshoring, including risk management, cultural differences, and risk levels of offshoring destination.

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H-1B Loophole May Help California Utility Offshore IT Jobs

Southern California Edison is outsourcing part of its IT operations, and the jobs may be going overseas. Full Story »
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Tata Revenue, Profit Up on Strong Outsourcing Demand

The Indian outsourcer expects to do better in the current fiscal year

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India's Infosys Posts Strong Revenue, Profit Growth

The outsourcer brought back its first CEO to help revive the company

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IT Service Providers in Ukraine Deliver Despite Political Tensions

It's been business as usual for IT outsourcing providers in Ukraine, though the ongoing military and political uncertainty has had a public relations impact.

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U.S. Hits H-1B Cap with 'High Number' of Petitions

The U.S. government said today it has reached the H-1B cap, and if this year is similar to previous years, 70% of applicants are under the age of 35, and a major portion will take jobs at offshore outsourcing companies.

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Offshore Firms Took 50% of H-1B Visas in 2013

Data from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services shows clearly that the largest users of H-1B visas are offshore outsourcing firms.

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Ukraine's Growing IT Outsourcing Industry in Danger of Disruption

The increasing threat and possibility of further violence in Ukraine is likely to impact its growing IT outsourcing industry. The current tensions threaten service delivery both in the short- and long-term.

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6 IT Strategies to Stay Ahead of Data Center Trends

Automation, virtualization, cloud computing -- these technology trends are transforming the data center and enabling companies to lower costs, increase flexibility and improve reliability. However, these shifts require IT, and their outsourcing providers, to rethink traditional strategies.

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The Risk of Offshoring Security

Over the past twenty years or more, corporations in nearly all industries have been outsourcing and offshoring at hyperdrive.

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Smaller, Shorter-Term Deals Shake Up IT Outsourcing Industry

It's not just cheaper prices pushing down IT outsourcing contract values. The 'new normal' for outsourcing presents risks and opportunities for customers and IT service providers.

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10 IT Outsourcing Trends to Watch in 2014

IT outsourcing experts tell CIO.com what to expect in the year ahead. And if they're right, this could be the year customers -- and a few robots -- take greater control of the IT outsourcing space.

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What STEM Shortage? Electrical Engineering Lost 35,000 Jobs Last Year

Will the Internet of Things create jobs in the U.S. or offshore?

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Tata posts strong revenue, profit growth as outsourcing market recovers

Other Indian outsourcers are also benefiting from an improvement in the outsourcing market

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Infosys' Profit Grows on Cost Cutting, Offshore Work

The company has restructured its management to return to high growth

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What's Next for India's Outsourcing Industry?

CIO.com talked to Som Mittal, departing president of India's National Association of Software and Services Companies, about immigration policy and protectionist politics in the U.S., political and economic instability at home, and what the future holds for the Indian IT services industry.