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What Is Outsourcing?
What is outsourcing and why do companies outsource is explored.
Labor Arbitrage
An article describing how labor arbitrage works.
How to Develop a Plan for Outsourcing
Before you start your outsourcing plan, you need a plan to identify the right projects. Developing criteria for outsourcing is critical to a successful program.
8 Lessons From Indiana’s Largest Failed...
Learn why Indiana's $1.4 billion outsourcing contract with IBM failed, and ended up in court!
8 Things to Understand About Co-Employment and...
The relationship between a worker and employer is important for legal and other reasons. In some outsourcing programs we confuse the role of the employer, having both the vendor and the client playing some manager roles. Learn about the risks of co-employment, and how to avoid liability!
Core (and Non-Core) Work
: Link text A critical rule of outsourcing is that a firm should not outsource "core functions." While
7 Must Read Articles That Explain Government...
Explaining the rising trend in government outsourcing.
What Should A School Janitor Cost?
The high cost of janitors is creating a wave of school service outsourcing.
Outsourcing And the Environment: 5 Trends to...
New trends in recycling will move the work to outsourcers.
The Next Big Cloud Service: Crowd Funding
An article describing the hot new topic of crowd funding!
Law Firms Get An “F” For Document...
The cost of legal document review is too high and the quality is too low; law firms are failing at document review!
Outsourcing Police Functions
Governments are looking for ways to outsource police and security functions. Is this a step into the future or into the past?
Top Six Stories About Legal Process Outsourcing
Learning the basics about Legal Services Outsourcing (LPO).
Schools Are Learning the ABCs of Outsourcing
Budgets are getting tight and school boards are looking for innovative ways to reduce costs.
Groupon. Outsourcing.
Disaster Planning Works Best With Outsourcing!
How to improve your disaster recovery plan with an element of outsourcing.
School Bus Outsourcing Can Be Complex!
School Bus Outsourcing Can Be Complex!
Know if You're Outsourcing BPO or KPO
An article describing the difference between Business Process outsourcing and Knowledge Process Outsourcing.
Innovative Outsourcing Ideas for Education
Schools face tremendous financial pressure, but well planned and innovative outsourcing projects may just the right solution for your school board or college!
Avoiding the Dark Side of Help Desk Outsourcing
Avoiding the Dark Side of Help Desk Outsourcing
Clothing, Outsourcing and the Poorest Workers...
The problems with textiles move with every new outsourcing project.
Does America Benefit from Offshoring?
Are there benefits to the US economy from offshoring?
Outsourcing Pitfalls (continued)
IT outsourcing is now well into its third decade, having passed through generations of technology and platforms: mainframe, client/server, personal and now into the cloud. Page 3.
Municipalities Need to Outsource in 2013
A growing number of municipalities have gone bankrupt, and more are in trouble; aggressively outsourcing antiquated and under-performing services might fix their financial and service problems.
Five Important Issues When You Renew Your...
When it's time for your second contract, what are the most important issues to consider?
Improve Outsourcing With Onshore Projects!
Why are firms turning towards America as a location for outsourcing?
Onshore and Offshore Compensation Trends
The cost of offshore labor is impacted by multiple factors such as: the skills of workers, their seniority, and location. Since most clients pay a single fee rather than individual costs, changes in wages may not have the expected impact when you write or renew a contract.
Space Has Been Outsourced!
Now that the space shuttles are grounded, will outsourcing
Harley-Davidson Outsources:
Learn about the outsourcing happening at iiconic American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley-Davidson.
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Avoiding the Dark Side of Help Desk Outsourcing. Page 2.
Business Process
A description of business processes and how they are related to outsourcing.
Planning a BPO Strategy
Preparing and implementing a BPO strategy can take as long as six months, depending on the scope of the project. No two deals are exactly alike. However the basic steps are the same.
IT and Business Management Changes Needed to...
Cloud computing is a new disruptive technology
CEO Becomes Prisoner Of His Outsourcing Plan!
An American CEO is held captive by his outsourced workers in China.
Knowledge Transfer
A brief description of the Knowledge Transfer process.
Outsourcing Experiment: The Outsourcing of War
There have been big changes in how we wage war; today, outsourcers work on the battlefield, alongside troops!
Reality Star Chef Gordon Ramsay on... Core...
You can learn a lot from reality star Gordon Ramsay, even how to manage core competencies.
Request for Proposal
: The Request For Proposal (RFP) is a document sent to vendors by a prospective client, to solicit bids
Business Case Development
Outsourcing, either IT or BP, parts of the organization’s IT or business processes is a major organizational decision that, in most organizations, required board approval. For most enterprises, the main vehicle for these decisions is a business case
The Counterfeiters!
Where is the capital of counterfeit goods... China!
Cyber-Spies, Security Risks and Unnatural...
If your business is dependent on the Internet or on Cloud Services, then you need to know about the cyber-threats to your data, and your firm!
Outsourcing Experiment: Don’t Just Move,...
When you outsource, you always run into problems; every outsourcing program needs process improvement process to increase the value of your program , and offset the cost of unplanned problems.
Outsourcing Experiments: Baxter, the Face of...
Can a new generation of robots change the way we outsource? The designers of the new Baxter robot think they can!
Continuous Improvement
How continuous improvement works.
The Risks and Rewards of Outsourcing
The Risks & Rewards of Outsourcing Increasing the Probability & Rate of Your Success
Foreign Exchange Rate (Fx)
How does foreign currency affect outsourcing programs?
California's Hyperloop and the Art of Estimation
How can Elon Musk's $6 billion estimate for the Hyperloop transportation system be so far off from the $100 billion transportation experts believe his idea will really cost?
Learning From Failure
How does modern medicine find cures? Through a lot of trial and error. MOSTLY error!
What’s Going on in LPO?
An explanation of what Legal Process outsourcing (LPO) is, and why it's growing.
Groupon: Powerful Outsourcing, But Use With...
Groupon is a powerful tool for outsourced marketing, but you always need to be sure that YOU are in charge!
A glossary of common terns used in outsourcing.
The Maywood Experiment
Small towns across America are facing bankruptcy. Can outsourcing save small town America?
Fixed rate contract
How to use a fixed rate contract
Outsourcing: Is this the end?
Will outsourcing fade away in the next few years?
What is a Drone? Outsourcing.
ACT Don't REACT (continued)
The Risks & Rewards of Outsourcing Increasing the Probability & Rate of Your Success. Page 2.
Quick Reference Guide to Accelerating Change
Change Management is a key element of Outsourcing
Staff Augmentation
Does Outsourcing have a new name?
Cyber-Storms Could Be Worse Than Hurricane Sandy!
Super-Hurricanes are now in the news, but super computer attacks could do more to damage your business. Learn how outsourcing can limit your risks.
The importance of the Rupee to an offshoring contract.
Outsourcing Failure Mars London Olympics
Something went wrong with the security contract at the London Olympics!
The Outsourcing of Money
How cash is turning into electronic payments.
India's Management Gap
How the lack of managers in India is the biggest threat to the success of outsourcing!
The NSA's New Target: Everyone!
The new mission of the National Security Agency is to collect information from.... EVERYONE!
Crowd Funding
A definition for crowd funding. Outsourcing.
Outsourcing Experiment: Values and The Vendor...
Do outsourcing vendors follow your values when you're not around? Here are some tips to know to make sure that what your vendor does matches your values.
Lessons in Outsourcing: Waste Management
For years garbage has been flowing from the US to China, now we may have to find new ways to deal with our own trash.
Linear Review Has Got To Go!
Why has linear document review fallen behind?
Multi-Shore. Outsourcing.
Water Outsourcing Is Coming To The US!
Rising water needs and falling municipal revenues makes water outsourcing a top outsourcing priority!
Management Report
: In outsourcing, a "Management Report" is a regularly produced (usually monthly or weekly) report that
Outsourcing Pitfalls
IT outsourcing is now well into its third decade, having passed through generations of technology and platforms: mainframe, client/server, personal and now into the cloud.
Legal Process Outsourcing
A brief description of Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO).
How Much Can You Save With TAR Reviews?
Why you need to move from linear to Technology Assisted Reviews (TAR)!
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Definition of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Disaster Recovery Technology Enables Outsourcin...
Technology that helps you when a disaster strikes your office also helps you to develop an outsourcing plan.
More on Offshoring your Health Care
Are you ready to outsource your medical care? If so, learn about medical tourism!
Yelp! … That’s Some Magical Database!
Is it time to use Yelp!, or time to find an alternative?
Open-Book Project Helps Schools To Outsource
Why the new Open Book Project may change the way that schools work, and outsource work.
The (Supercomputer) Power of Outsourcing
The arrival of Cloud Services has created inexpensive virtual supercomputers that can aid complex scientific, biological and computational intensive projects.
The Outsourcing of America’s Oil Production
How did America outsource it's oil production?
The Devil, And Expertise, Is In The Details
Learn about the knowledge that is often missed when you start an outsourcing project.
Outsourcing Experiment: Labor Rights on the Rise!
Labor disputes in china re on the rise. How will this affect outsourcing?
Outsourcing the American Home
Remember when we all took care of our own homes? Here's an article about the change in American culture, and how we've outsourced the American Home!
Robotistan: The Final Destination for Outsourcing
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Bad News Keeps Piling Up In Detroit
Detroit gets more bad financial news, making big outsourcing programs more likely.
Will China Continue To Ignore Intellectual...
China continues to patents and steal intellectual property, endangering outsourcing and international trade.
More Knockoffs From China!
There are counterfeits and there are knockoffs, what would you call the new Goophone from China?
World’s Biggest Outsourcer Investigated...
Corruption in China may be on the way out!
Definition of a scanner and it's uses.
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