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What Is Outsourcing?
What is outsourcing and why do companies outsource is explored.
India
An article providing background information on India, and reasons why it is the world's premier location for knowledge based outsourcing.
Labor Arbitrage
An article describing how labor arbitrage works.
8 Lessons From Indiana’s Largest Failed...
Learn why Indiana's $1.4 billion outsourcing contract with IBM failed, and ended up in court!
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.
7 Must Read Articles That Explain Government...
Explaining the rising trend in government outsourcing.
Outsourcing And the Environment: 5 Trends to...
New trends in recycling will move the work to outsourcers.
Core (and Non-Core) Work
: Link text A critical rule of outsourcing is that a firm should not outsource "core functions." While
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!
What Should A School Janitor Cost?
The high cost of janitors is creating a wave of school service outsourcing.
Siri
Siri is the best known natural language software, which may redefine human interactions.
Foreign Exchange Rate (Fx)
How does foreign currency affect outsourcing programs?
Efficiency
Definition of efficiency and how efficiency changes over time.
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?
Will China Continue To Ignore Intellectual...
China continues to patents and steal intellectual property, endangering outsourcing and international trade.
Multi-Shore
Multi-Shore. Outsourcing.
More Outsourcing Projects for Colleges
New projects to reduce the cost of obtaining a colleges degree.
Yelp! … That’s Some Magical Database!
Is it time to use Yelp!, or time to find an alternative?
Does America Benefit from Offshoring?
Are there benefits to the US economy from offshoring?
Five Important Issues When You Renew Your...
When it's time for your second contract, what are the most important issues to consider?
School Bus Outsourcing Can Be Complex!
School Bus Outsourcing Can Be Complex!
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.
Outsourcing Experiment: The Outsourcing of War
There have been big changes in how we wage war; today, outsourcers work on the battlefield, alongside troops!
The Real “India Price”
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Know if You're Outsourcing BPO or KPO
An article describing the difference between Business Process outsourcing and Knowledge Process 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.
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!
India Turns to Europe for Growth
Can India make inroads outsourcing work in mainland Europe?
Scanner
Definition of a scanner and it's uses.
What’s Going on in LPO?
An explanation of what Legal Process outsourcing (LPO) is, and why it's growing.
Fixed rate contract
How to use a fixed rate contract
Drone
What is a Drone? Outsourcing.
The Next Big Cloud Service: Crowd Funding
An article describing the hot new topic of crowd funding!
India Price
: The " India Price" is a colloquialism for, "The lowest price to pay a vendor to outsource work." Because
Top Six Stories About Legal Process Outsourcing
Learning the basics about Legal Services Outsourcing (LPO).
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.
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!
Avoiding Poor Choices for Help Desk Outsourcing
Avoiding the Dark Side of Help Desk Outsourcing
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.
Improve Outsourcing With Onshore Projects!
Why are firms turning towards America as a location for outsourcing?
Business Process
A description of business processes and how they are related to outsourcing.
Water Outsourcing Is Coming To The US!
Rising water needs and falling municipal revenues makes water outsourcing a top outsourcing priority!
Harley-Davidson Outsources:
Learn about the outsourcing happening at iiconic American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley-Davidson.
Groupon
Groupon. Outsourcing.
Globalization
What is globalization? Outsourcing.
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.
Schools Are Learning the ABCs of Outsourcing
Budgets are getting tight and school boards are looking for innovative ways to reduce costs.
Management Report
: In outsourcing, a "Management Report" is a regularly produced (usually monthly or weekly) report that
Is Outsourcing Broken In Bangladesh?
Can the industrial accidents in Pakistan be fixed by an agreement between outsourcing clients?
Retained Staff Reaction to Outsourcing
Retained STaff Reaction to Outsourcing is explaiend
Innovation And The Industrial Model For...
How can your outsourcing program benefit from an industrial model?
Outsourcing Failure Mars London Olympics
Something went wrong with the security contract at the London Olympics!
What Will Happen To China's Outsourcing...
Newly rich Chinese millionaires are ready to leave China for the US!
Yelp!
Yelp!, one of the world's best known social marketing sites.
Total Outsourcing
: "Total Outsourcing" occurs when a firm converts an internal service into an externally managed product.
Supply Chain
Description of a supply chain, how it operates and how it relates to outsourcing.
China
An article providing background on outsourcing in China.
Open-Book Project Helps Schools To Outsource
Why the new Open Book Project may change the way that schools work, and outsource work.
Amazon Web Services Grows Up
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world's largest cloud data service, is now 8 years old!
Innovation
How innovation affects performance and cost.
The Outsourcing of Money
How cash is turning into electronic payments.
Why Crowd Funding Is Different From Shopping On...
You can get great gifts from crowd funding campaigns, but it's not the same as shopping for gadgets!
Outsourcing Experiment: Labor Rights on the Rise!
Labor disputes in china re on the rise. How will this affect outsourcing?
Statement of Work
: The statement of work is a section of the outsourcing contract that states the general business conditions,
The Maywood Experiment
Small towns across America are facing bankruptcy. Can outsourcing save small town America?
The Risks and Rewards of Outsourcing
The Risks & Rewards of Outsourcing Increasing the Probability & Rate of Your Success
Six Sigma
A brief history and detailed description of the Six Sigma improvement process.
An Undesirable Ratio
Understand why so many IT positions get outsourced.
The Counterfeiters!
Where is the capital of counterfeit goods... China!
The Best Exotic Marigold… Hospital?
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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.
In Source
: "In sourcing" is the process of taking a function that was previously outsourced, and then making a
Legal Process
: " Legal Processes " are the tasks and functions performed specifically by legal firms and departments.
Intellectual Property (IP)
The definition of Intellectual property and its connection to counterfeits.
Fracking
Fracking allows for the cheap local production of petroleum, but at the cost of local pollution.
General Electric
A brief discussion of the role of General Electric in developing the concept of offshoring.
Staff Augmentation
Does Outsourcing have a new name?
Rupee
The importance of the Rupee to an offshoring contract.
Quick Reference Guide to Accelerating Change
Change Management is a key element of Outsourcing
Outsourcing: Is this the end?
Will outsourcing fade away in the next few years?
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
Disaster Planning Works Best With Outsourcing!
How to improve your disaster recovery plan with an element of outsourcing.
Be All That You Can Build: The New Robotic Army!
Robots take over the Army! Wait a minute, those are American robots!
India Institutes of Management
: The India Institutes of Management (IIM) is comprised of a collection of colleges in India. IIM is
Contract Incentive
: During the contract writing process, clauses may be added to pay the outsourcing vendor additional
Knowledge Transfer
A brief description of the Knowledge Transfer process.
Can Outsourcing be… Shoreless?
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Outsource
A glossary of common terns used in outsourcing.
Clothing, Outsourcing and the Poorest Workers...
The problems with textiles move with every new outsourcing project.
McKinsey Consulting
A brief discussion of the role of General Electric in developing the concept of offshoring.
Robotistan: The Final Destination for Outsourcing
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How Do You Share Data With Your Outsourcing site?
When you outsource, your outsourced workers need data. How will you provide it?
The Return of Privatization
In the 80's the government was focused on privatization. Now we call it government outsourcing.
Is Net Neutrality Obsolete?
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Outsourcing To India Will Get More Difficult
Modern outsourcing in India swept away barriers to doing work, but old rues and problems may be coming back.
The NSA's New Target: Everyone!
The new mission of the National Security Agency is to collect information from.... EVERYONE!
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.
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.
Knowledge Process
: A "Knowledge Process" is a task or function in a corporation or organization that requires a degree
How Much Can You Save With TAR Reviews?
Why you need to move from linear to Technology Assisted Reviews (TAR)!
Outsourced Matzo? Oy Vey!
How a little farm in Yuma Arizona is helping a Hassidic community in New York make a better Matzo.
Why America Wants “Just a Little”...
An update on safety issues in Bangladesh.
Linear Review
A definition of Linear, or manual, document review.
World’s Biggest Outsourcer Investigated...
Corruption in China may be on the way out!
Ratcheting Up Outsourcing Success
Ensure that the progress you make in outsourcing stays with you year after year!
The NLF and the “Secret Sauce”
What went wrong when the NFL outsourced its referees?
The Not So Magical Decline Of Ethanol
What is ethanol and why is it so important to American budgets?
India Institutes of Technology
: The India Institute of Technology (IIT) is comprised of a collection of colleges in India. IIT is counted
Linear Review Has Got To Go!
Why has linear document review fallen behind?
Kill Email & Take Back Time
Email is the big time killer at work, and it remains a big time killer even if you outsource. Its time to understand how to tackle this problem!
More on Offshoring your Health Care
Are you ready to outsource your medical care? If so, learn about medical tourism!
More Knockoffs From China!
There are counterfeits and there are knockoffs, what would you call the new Goophone from China?
Freshers
How new employees become part of your center in an offshore outsourcing center.
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.
Call Center
: A "Call Center" is a service-delivery center that answers and routes incoming calls from the client
How to Communicate with Your Outsourcer
Once your outsourcing program has started, you need to have regular meetings with your vendor. If you don't, your program may not meet all goals. You need to commit to a regular and ongoing communications process to make outsourcing successful.
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!
The Devil, And Expertise, Is In The Details
Learn about the knowledge that is often missed when you start an outsourcing project.
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
A description of knowledge workers, and how KPO differs from BPO.
Outsourcing Can Fix “No Child Left...
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Responsive Documents
: In a legal document review , documents that meet the court issued instructions are "responsive." Documents
The Top Labor Issues Are Changing!
Labor is back in the news. Around the world, labor issues are on the rise. Political theory tells us that when the economy gets better, and workers feel more secure, they begin to ask for more. The long economic downturn has been preceded by a big upturn in corporate profitability, but wages have been flat or falling, in onshore and offshore countries. How will major changes in labor impact the way that we work and that work is outsourced?
Counterfeit
What is the motivation for creating fake goods, and how did China become the center of fake goods?
Cloud Service
: The "Cloud" is a term used loosely to describe a shared virtual service or function provided on or
Seismic Shifts In Pakistan and Bangladesh
New protests change the political landscape in Bangladesh.
Space Has Been Outsourced!
Now that the space shuttles are grounded, will outsourcing
Zildjain: America’s Oldest Family-Owned...
Zildjain, a 400 year old family-owned company, has never fired an employee. What can we learn from their management model?
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!
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?
The Outsourcing of America’s Oil Production
How did America outsource it's oil production?
The Rich, Full Aroma Of Fresh Roasted…...
Will your next premium cup of coffee come from a robot?
The Perfect Storm of Christmas Shipping
Will the Christmas failure at UPS happen again?
TUPE
Description of U.K. laws for changing vendors
Outsourcing Keeps Gaming Going for Another...
Nintendo's new plans for outsourcing updated version of Mario games will deliver big dividends for the Mario franchise!
Tracking Coolness: Social Media Outsourcing
Why is everyone outsourcing their social media campaigns?
Outsourcing Shrinks College Administration
College tuition has skyrocketed, but college administration costs have risen even faster; here's five projects to shrink bloated administrative costs.
CEO Becomes Prisoner Of His Outsourcing Plan!
An American CEO is held captive by his outsourced workers in China.
Our Food, Our Outsourcing
New technology hits the American Farm!
Outsourcing Sometime Goes Too Far
Will outsourcing repeat last year's mistakes in 2014?
Review of China Readiness for Outsourcing
A review of the potential for China to become a major source in the outsorucing market
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!
Metadata Matters to Your Outsourcing Program
Understanding how Metadata hides information about your documents, how to remove this data, and why developing a metadata process is important for an outsourcing program.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Definition of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Offshore Centers NEED Improvement Programs!
Why do successful outsourcing programs use process improvement?
It’s Christmas Time!
Is Christmas time the time of year to think about how outsourced workers are paid in other countries?
Where’s The… ummm Horse…...
How did the horsemeat scandal start in Europe?
Redaction
: The broader definition of "redaction" is to edit, compress or alter a document or text. In Legal Process
How To Outsource and Offshore… Simplified
If you ran a start-up, how would you decide which services to outsource?
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