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    Emerging Locations Still Hotspots for Shared Services Centres

    Companies are increasingly expanding their shared service centres (SSCs) in emerging markets, regardless of skills shortages, time zone differences and language barriers, according to Deloitte’s latest survey. SSCs are increasing in number and size in emerging countries, while their number is decreasing in advanced economies. “...

    Oracle to Hire 1,000 New Regional Sales Staff

    Customer service IT giant Oracle says it will hire 1,000 new sales staff across the Asia-Pacific region in a bid to create more business for its cloud computing operations. Its group vice-president for strategy and sales development in APAC, Sujith Abraham, said Oracle has drawn up an aggressive hiring target in Asia because the fi...

    Aussies Need to Adapt for Offshoring: Manpower CEO

    Manpower Group CEO, Jonas Prising says more offshoring of Australian jobs is inevitable as local businesses compete with cheaper overseas labour. Prising said Australians needed to better embrace the global nature of the workplace. “You cannot stand in front of it and hope it will go away. It is going to continue,” he told News...

    Caterpillar Leans on Data Analytics

    The mining and equipment giant Caterpillar recently announced the formation of a new division, Analytics & Innovation (AI), in order to exploit the growing importance of data analytics. The division will be led by its Vice President, Greg Folley. The analytics and innovation unit will draw on workers from across the company and...


    MyBiz: Looking Up To Cloud To Manage Costs

    By Azwar Aizam In today’s economic climate, controlling your business spending is not an option but a requirement. Hence, it is important for SMEs and large corporations alik...

    Maserati Owner Trashes Car To Protest Against Poor Customer Service

    A Chinese Maserati owner has taken the extreme step of hiring four sledgehammer-wielding men to smash up his US$420,000 car in protest over claims of poor customer service. The car owner, ident...

    TCS set to increase Brazil revenues

    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is looking to raise Brazil's revenue contribution from the current 20% of the group's total Latin American revenues to almost a third by 2016, according to a company...