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By the looks of it, social media is not satisfied taking over our private lives, now it is entering ERP services as well. As SAP announced, it is now in co-operation with Jive SBS, a new social media ERP tool helping each and everyone and each and everything in your company stay connected. If employees are wasting time on Facebook anyways, why not give them a company internal social media platform to play with AND be productive at the same time? So far, no objections.
TCS has announced that it is planning to hire 60,000 staff in the upcoming fiscal year – just 10,000 down from 2010/11’s 70,000 new additions. Meanwhile, rivals Infosys and Wipro are also said to be on a hiring spree, rubbishing rumours that Indian offshore software development is unable to move forward in a changing market situation.
When Apple previewed iOS 5 yesterday, they set the Mac-related blogosphere on fire. Thank God the iPhone gets a Hardware Camera Button, they exclaimed. Instead of the God, iPhone users should redirect their thank-you notes to Bill Gates. Actually, the new iPhone 5 operating system has a handful of features that Microsoft introduced with the Windows Phone 7 that has been shipping since last fall. Windows mobile application development is already catching up on the iPhone application market, as more and more people realize the innovative potential of Microsoft that was long considered Apple-only territory.
Bangalore has been India’s IT hub for a while now but at the moment it is on the verge of loosing this reputation as offshore software development center to Noida and Gurgaon. The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry in India (ASSOCHAM) have conducted a survey that showed the following result:
Canadian businesses have recently discovered the benefits of legal process outsourcing (LPO). The numbers are increasing on a constant basis. Whereas the sales in the year 2010 where estimated to revolve around $640 million, independent technology and market research company Forrester Research claims that those number could rise to $4 billion by 2015.
After many complaints and difficulties the Indian government has taken steps to form rules concerning the protection of private information. What is not clear right now is whether these new laws will have a major impact on the outsourcing business as a whole.
In 1997 the Kyoto protocol was founded and in 2005 it was put into action. The protocol is aiming at preventing global warning by committing the 191 countries that have signed and ratified it to reduce four major types of greenhouse gases.
The business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in India is currently caught between two stools, witnessing excellent demand while providers are simultaneously beating down the prices. This blog entry discusses how acute pricing pressure is challenging the otherwise booming BPO industry according to the latest research results of the Everest Group.
Attrition seems to be the new, worrying trend in the outsourcing sector that is challenging offshore service developers in India. The so called “talent wars” are fought between service development providers and an overall salary increase is the widespread consequence. But what to do if you staff is starting to leave your company for a better position? This blog entry provides service development companies with useful tips on how to prevent attrition.
The situation of Mexico as a country can be followed on the news thoroughly and it does not seem to be in a very good state. Newspapers and television stations report constantly about drug smuggle and other drug related crimes. Almost weekly stories about people murdered for in this pool of drugs and violence are streamed. During the last couple of years more than 35.000 people became victims through no fault of their own.
The recently released Q1 2011report represents the latest research on the global outsourcing and offshoring industry. The steady growth of the global outsourcing market is one of the most important insights of the report that is published by the Everest Group. This blog entry provides you with the latest statistics on the global offshore outsourcing market.
IT Outsourcing to India is a business strategy that bears numerous advantages such as cost-savings, high-quality services and so on. However, only for those who are smart enough to avoid the potential pitfalls. Capacious information on the potential provider of choice is crucial in this regard. One key to success is to know about potential traps that might cost your company precious time, effort and money. This blog entry elaborates on 5 potential pitfalls buyers should pay attention to before they engage in IT outsourcing relationships to India.
Once again the time has come that the United States of America is slowly but surely preparing for upcoming elections. According to Obama administration officials, the controversial issue of outsourcing might be one hot topic during these elections. This blog entry explains why the balanced trade relations between the US and India could make a controversial campaign discussions on offshore outsourcing to India redundant.
India and South America have been tough competitors on the outsourcing market for a long time now. But recently they have learned that not only can they compete with each other, but they can also learn a lot from each other.
The debate between who has the better economy, India or China has been going on for quite a while. Recently the magazine The Economist has published an article claiming that exactly this has happened – in 2010. And nobody noticed it.
The global outsourcing sector is marked by permanent aspiring growth. Altered by technological innovations and the global economy, the sector is subject of constant change. Witnessing a vast speed in development, buyer companies might be wondering what are the latest outsourcing trends? This blog entry elaborates on the question: Onshore, nearshore, offshore or bestshore, what is the best outsourcing strategy?
Last Saturday, the entire Miracle Group met for an outdoor event of special nature. To show our sportive side in line with the ongoing enthusiasm of India winning the Cricket World Cup 2011, the Miracle family decided to leave the PCs and keyboards behind and organize its annual Cricket Match.
The online job portal PeoplePerHour.com currently witnesses a vast growth of Indian freelancers registering on the website. That makes Indian job seekers 14% of the entire freelancers registered on PeoplePerHour.com. Regarding registered freelancers in the entire Asian-pacific region, India is the leading nation with the most independent laborers that seek work online.
There are several benefits of custom software application development include giving your company the ability to approach the market competitively and more practical than before. It also enhances your internet presence by designing it more flexible and dynamically.
IT outsourcing companies prefer Indian professionals even for their US branches. That was the latest research finding reported in yesterday’s blog entry. Relating to this, new market research indicates that Indian IT companies are the business entities, which require the biggest amount of working visas in order to move their human resources from India to the United States.