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Sourcing In A BYOD World

By Deepak Bharathan Remember, back in the 90s, when the CEO wanted a fancy Apple Mac instead of that staid IBM machine? The IT department (grudgingly) gave in and supported this VIP request. Your company might still have only ...

Impact Sourcing: Implementation Guide

The International Institute for Outsource Management (IIOM) announced on Sept 21, 2012 the release of the Impact Sourcing Implementation Guide. Supported through the generosity of the Rockefeller Foundation the guide is targeted at small startups ...

Most Americans Remain Foggy On Cloud Computing

A new national survey by Wakefield Research, commissioned by Citrix, showed that most respondents believe the Cloud is related to weather, while some referred to pillows, drugs and toilet paper. Those in the know claim working from home in the...

Managers Are In The Middle

By Arlyne Diamond My friend Carolyn Gannon reminds me that managers reside in the middle of a sandwich. They’re accountable to their bosses for deliverables, and responsible to staff members for their well-being, creativity ...

Industry & Academia

The Collaboration Conundrum in Global Services By Bobby Varanasi The story is old, rehashed, and has become archaic in the minds of most professionals today pursuing globalised careers. Academic institutions have – for l...

Outsource First, Partner Later

This is the FIRST part of a series by Dr. Wendell O. Jones. here, he provides his take on ways for companies to look for cooperative relationships if developing certain competencies internally is not commercially feasible By Dr. Wendel...

Providing Real Perspective On Outsourcing

By Jerry E Durant We are in a world of uncertainty. Societies, businesses and governments are facing some of the most challenging issues that they have ever seen. In the midst of the chaos wild suppositions and downright untru...

Why Linkedin Makes The World Flat

By James Hill and Namami Ghosh Social media is the new buzzword in communications that has taken the world by storm, pretty much like a spring twister in Texas, transforming everyone’s ability to connect with anyone, anywher...

Outsourcing: Social Media Differentiator

By Deepali Sathe Online interaction between customers and companies is common and clientele typically turn to social media to know more. While social media absence may turn them off, presence that sends out confusing or errone...

Change of weather for IT Jobs, says Gartner

Rise in cloud computing business may see the end of certain IT jobs.Increased take-up of cloud computing in business may herald the end of some traditional IT jobs.  The information comes from Gartner’s 2011 CIO Agenda Survey. The surve...

How Impactful Can Global Sourcing Be?

By Pumela Salela “There is a massive generational shift occurring that will blur the distinction between doing good and doing business ... and the message is the same everywhere: we must change the way we do business”. ...

Additional Traits Of Great Leaders

By Dr. Arlyne Diamond “Somebody said that it couldn’t be done.
But he with a chuckle replied
that ‘maybe it couldn’t, But he would be one
who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.
So he buckled right in with a t...

If You Are Experiencing Turnover ... It May Already Be Too Late

By Jerry Durant It might not entirely be a true (title) statement but if you are experiencing this all too common situation, it is too late to proactively stem the bleeding from employees that are already looking for a fresh s...

The case for really knowing what you have

By Deepak Bharathan Over the last decade, corporate shared services have rapidly expanded in scope and scale. New areas of services in HR, IT, finance, supply chain and BPO have emerged and have been widely adopted across the ...

Seeking Global Employment? Here’s Five Things to Consider

By Atul Vashistha As the economy continues to be challenging, many are looking at opportunities outside their domestic markets and often with companies that are global players. We particularly heard from jobseekers looking at ...

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