Tag: recession

Is There Too Much Currency Risk in Your Offshore Outsourcing Deal? | Article

Is There Too Much Currency Risk in Your Offshore Outsourcing Deal? | Article

As the rupee hits new lows against the U.S. dollar this year, the issue of how foreign exchange rates impact offshore outsourcing arrangements has again come to the fore. But how swings in currency valuations affect outsourcing parties remains a complex question. A weak rupee, for example, theoretically boosts the top line of Indian service […]

The Big Challenge that Will Reshape Outsourcing from 2011 – 2015 | Article

The Big Challenge that Will Reshape Outsourcing from 2011 – 2015 | Article

With industry experts predicting such a high degree of change in outsourcing over the next five years, Outsourcing Center asked Peter Bendor-Samuel, an industry pioneer and thought leader, for insights and predictions as to exactly where the industry is headed and what’s driving that movement. Bendor-Samuel, CEO and Founder of Everest Group, an advisory firm […]

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Like a pre-storm sky, a look at the investments outsourcing service providers are currently undertaking presents evidence of tremendous change over the next five years. They’re mapping out a new course, and buyers of outsourcing services need to understand where providers are headed so they can make informed decisions. Outsourcing Center asked 12 leading ITO […]

Outsourcing Experts Discuss New Flexible Pricing Models | Article

Outsourcing Experts Discuss New Flexible Pricing Models | Article

Outsourcing Center assembled a panel of industry experts to discuss the changes in outsourcing contracts and pricing models over the next two to five years. Their insights reveal buyers and providers will approach outsourcing initiatives differently than in the past. Q. Outsourcing pricing models and contract vehicles have evolved over the past few years. How […]

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Which industries will experience a surge in outsourcing in the next few years, and what risks will buyers of those services face? Are there business processes or functions that will begin turning to outsourcing in the next two to five years? What value opportunities and risks will they bring? In what geographic regions will companies […]

Past and Future: Our List of Top Events in 2009 and Predictions for 2010 | Article

Past and Future: Our List of Top Events in 2009 and Predictions for 2010 | Article

This year we didn’t need a top 10 list of important past events and future predictions. The worst recession anyone still working can remember and its impact is our list. Our experts shared their sage assessments. Here’s what they think: Top Events of 2009: ACS: The global recession – pure and simple. The current downturn […]

How to Manage an Offshore Relationship During a Recession | Article

How to Manage an Offshore Relationship During a Recession | Article

Four managerial concerns arise during a recession, which significantly impact the buyer and provider. A Stanford academic shares mitigation techniques.