Tag: Asia

Emerging Markets are Changing How Medical Devices Firms Do Business | Article

Emerging Markets are Changing How Medical Devices Firms Do Business | Article

A Wipro Trend Setter Conversation with Jyotirmay Datta, Global Industry Head for Medical Devices Emerging markets will play a “big role” in altering the business mix of medical device manufacturers, posits Jyotirmay Datta, Global Industry Head for Medical Devices for Wipro. Medical devices include any and everything physicians and caregivers use to treat patients or […]

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 […]

How to Successfully Manage Multiple IT Suppliers | Article

How to Successfully Manage Multiple IT Suppliers | Article

Outsourcing to two different suppliers is tricky but doable. But cutting your IT into six different pieces? Sounds like a guarantee for a migraine — but not for the Alliance Group. It has written an outsourcing policy that insures great benefits, including a return on investment of 20 percent.

Sign Manufacturer Cuts Manufacturing Costs in Half by Outsourcing to China | Article

Sign Manufacturer Cuts Manufacturing Costs in Half by Outsourcing to China | Article

Creative Mailbox and Sign Design outsourced to a Chinese supplier. But things didn’t work well. Switching suppliers solved the problem. BaySource Global, the new Chinese supplier, now not only tweaks the manufacturer’s products but has come up with processes that slashed time to market for new products.

Maquiladora Shelter Services Provider Keeps Manufacturer’s Supply Chain Nimble, Affordable | Article

Maquiladora Shelter Services Provider Keeps Manufacturer’s Supply Chain Nimble, Affordable | Article

Powerbrace Rail Products was in expansion mode and decided offshoring was the answer. The manufacturer looked at Asian opportunities but chose a Maquiladora solution in Mexico. The company needed a service provider that knew the ins and outs of Maquiladora. Take an inside look at a successful nearshore relationship.

Sabre Tests Strategic Offshoring with NIIT Technologies, Then Opens Captives Around the Globe | Article

Sabre Tests Strategic Offshoring with NIIT Technologies, Then Opens Captives Around the Globe | Article

In 2001, Sabre Holdings evaluated options to reduce its sales and distribution costs. But the company also wanted to minimize the risk of having all its IT knowledge in one region. Its first offshoring relationship was with NIIT. That has been so successful Sabre has since opened its own captive centers in Poland, India, Argentina, and Uruguay. This story relates the benefits of this model.

Outsourcing is Taking Three Forks | Article

Outsourcing is Taking Three Forks | Article

Traditionally, outsourcing has been IT oriented. Today, however, outsourcing is taking three different paths. I see outsourcing falling into three distinct categories: the traditional IT suppliers,† the application service providers (ASP), and the business process outsourcing (BPO) suppliers. Different currents are buffeting each sector. Historically, IBM, EDS and CSCformed the top tier of the IT […]

International Disputes | Article

International Disputes | Article

An American company decided to outsource sensitive software development to a prominent Israeli firm. The outsourcing contract clearly stated that if a dispute arose, all judicial action would take place in New York City, the buyer’s domicile.

Debate, Duplication, Delivery and Development | Article

Debate, Duplication, Delivery and Development | Article

Outsourcing has grown so much that we are having a hard time getting a true handle on it,says renowned analyst/lecturer, Michael F. Corbett. I think the major growth areas for 2000 will be the Application Service Providers (ASPs), the movement of robust software applications out onto the Internet, and BPO…

When a Fixed Solution Won’t Work… | Article

When a Fixed Solution Won’t Work… | Article

John Fretwell had a problem. His company, ING Barings Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, needed to improve the quality of service provided through their whole organization, as part of a fast track upgrade program for their equity business.