The Indian Data protection law, which was introduced a couple of months ago, created uncertainty in the outsourcing sector.
The new law looked like putting lots of extra work on suppliers providing BPO.
The FT ran an interesting article expressing the views of Nasscom about the post-recession period.
The statement, from Nasscom's head Som Mittal, that the Indian services sector will grow 15% to be worth $70bn this year revealed confidence that businesses are spending on IT services...
The use of Intra Company Transfers is contentious at the best of times. But when the economy is struggling, the practice of bringing offshore workers to the UK, is highly contentious.
Here is PA's Alex Blues' take on the final day of the Nasscom India Leadership Forum.
Interestingly it appears the IT industry believes that the outsourcing recession is over.
Yesterday was the first day of the Nasscom India Leadership Forum in Mumbai. We have a blogger at the event in the form of PA's Alex Blues.
Yesterday we posted
Alex Blues, IT Sourcing Specialist at PA Consulting Group, has agreed to blog for me from Nasscom's big event again this year.
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US state of Ohio's decision to ban the offshoring of government work to countries like India has triggered a debate that could be an important one for the UK as the government looks for ways to cut costs.
Here is the latest report from Angelica Mari in Brazil, where she has been seeing what IT services are on offer. This time she reports the views of people at the event about the importance of the English language.
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India has lead the way for IT offshoring over the last ten years but like any sport the pioneers are always pegged back eventually.
Cricket, Football and Rugby were once dominated by England but then it shared it with others, who often put even more focus on it and become better than...
This is the third blog from Nasscom by Alex Blues, PA Consulting Group's head of IT sourcing. See his