Five months ago officials in Petersburg, Virginia, hired the Robert Bobb Group to turn the city’s fortunes around. Now plans are starting to emerge and outsouring is very much on the Group’s agenda. The Group specialises in turnarounds and has now had its contract extended until the end of September,…news | 23.03.2017
Brazil has put laws in place to legalise the outsourcing of any job, in a move designed to bring it up to speed with other countries around the world. According to a Reuters report this wasn’t legal until now and has been contested extensively by unions. Temporary contracts will now…news | 23.03.2017
Datacenter Dynamics has posted a debate on whether it’s best to outsource or build your own operation in Indonesia. No doubt vested interests are at work in the choice of Indonesia specifically as a talking point, but many of the issues raised apply wherever you are. The article runs through…news | 22.03.2017
CIO Magazine is forecasting a slowing down of growth for IT outsourcing in spite of a strong 2016. In the UK, certainly, it’s only two years since we interviewed the head of the then National Outsourcing Association who was bullish about public sector outsourcing in the light of the Conservative…news | 22.03.2017
An unexpected angle to the American controversy over outsourcing and overseas workers has cropped up, as TechEye carries an article suggesting that the US preference for offshoring will actually damage its position when it comes to automation. In many cases it has appeared for some time that robotic process automation…news | 21.03.2017
The Transformation of Shared Service Centers
The Loughborough Center for Global Sourcing and Services is undertaking a major research enquiry into the continuing development of Shared Service Centers (SSCs). This large-scale survey aims to produce objective research into the way SSCs are being transformed, the impact on skills and professions together with the strategic positioning of…
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