Another day, another report suggesting there’s a new top destination to which multinational companies outsource their core tasks. This time it’s back to Asia as India, Singapore and Malaysia have been named as the locations most organisations choose, in a report by A. T. Kearney. Asian nations are at the…news | 17.09.2014
The Government is starting to take steps to make outsourcing engagements a little more open in the UK. The Ministry of Justice will take the lead, publishing revised guidelines over what should be disclosed after a Freedom of Information request, although no timescale has been set either for publishing the…news | 17.09.2014
A new BPO centre has opened up in Saudi Arabia with a major difference from the norm – it’s going to employ only women. Arab News reports that the centre was inaugurated on Sunday and that it will offer jobs to 3000 women over the next three years. It is…news | 16.09.2014
Outsourcing giant Cognizant has announced its plan to buy healthcare IT solution seller TriZetto. The combined company will renew the attack on the healthcare business in the US, which accounts for some 17% of GDP. The deal is worth $2.7bn and will be paid for in cash. “Healthcare is undergoing…news | 16.09.2014
Outsourcing giant Serco has confirmed that it is checking allegations from an internal whistleblower that its staff have been on the fiddle, inflating expenses claims in a contract with Toyota. The This Is Money website is portraying this as a blow to the company’s credibility following CEO Robert Soames’ declaration…news | 15.09.2014
Could Benefits Research Survey 2014
The Outsourcing Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science is undertaking major research into cloud computing through means of this large-scale survey. We aim to produce objective research into the best and emerging practices for achieving real business value from cloud computing. Our larger three year cloud research…
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Congratulations on a great first edition of Professional Outsourcing magazine. Really informative features and strong editorial - well done!