Research by three leading companies finds a new trend in contact center outsourcing: a growing preference for domestic or nearshore locations. Why? Greater ease in managing the engagement and lower risk of alienating important customers due to accent and cultural issues. Today, more companies are increasingly reluctant to consider offshore locations. Read about changing landscape and the forces creating that change.
Offshore activities are nothing new for Europe. But what’s new is nearshoring is now starting to be internal to the EU, especially in Eastern Europe. Read why this is happening, what kinds of work are best for this region, and which suppliers are currently dominating the landscape.
The fight for IT resources gets tougher across Eastern Europe. In Russia many software development companies have seen more success on the local IT market than abroad. The Russian economy finally showed a need for the talented engineers back home. The Polish IT labor pool is almost exhausted and the outsourcing industry in Romania is sold out. Here’s what’s happening.
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Small-to-medium businesses in the US are turning to IT experts in Romania. Cost is not the only consideration. They say Romanians are harder working and more reliable with deadlines In addition, they didn’t pester them with requests for payment before the job was completed.