Indian service providers: The darlings of the outsourcing industry

28 12 2007

Due the increasing interconnection of people and places as a result of advances in transport, communication, and information technologies tech work has gone global, Now businesses not only have to decide what outsourcing company they want to hire, but where they want that work done.

 This Question is often asked –Will India be able to sustain its Position? A/c to “Sabrina Siddiqui” Indian Outsourcing Has peaked and there are a number of factors to blame

(1)The Rupee Riddle.

(2)Cost (In)Efficiency

(3)That Age-Old Infrastructure

But still Indian service providers are the leading the market. “India is still the number one destination for service jobs”- According to a new study by IBM. 

 Indian is still the darling destination for the outsourcing world because it owns around 70% of the world’s CMM Level 5 companies and one of the world’s largest pools of scientific and technical talent.

 Benefits of Hiring India Service Providers  Organizations of every shape and size (Large & SMEs) are outsourcing to India today. Some are looking for ways to increase their business performance while others for profitability and competitiveness.

Indian Service Providers do not just offer cost effective solutions, but also value addition by improving productivity and quality. Apart from Low Cost and Focus their have been a major reason to attract world to India.

 Indian data centers are reasonably secure according to those who have inspected the facilities. “… Most outsourcers are compliant and certified for BS779 and ISO17799 controls, the two U.S. best-practice controls for information security  

In my previous blog It has been disused that for the past years, India has been growing tremendously and Indian talents are currently recognized and respected by the world. In my opinion India is the right place to outsource here they can get low-cost labor business cost-focused technology services.

 Author:- Vikas Jain
Contact:- mailto:vikasjain26@yahoo.com

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SMEs :- Know How To Utilize Your Outsourcing decision

20 12 2007

According to the article written by Roger Trapp, “SMEs could improve in their HR-related functions as well as cost-saving on their different IT functions. The article also mentioned that outsourcing was able to help companies “focus on what was important to the organization”.

 A known fact in the corporate world is that however big or small an organization is, one of the most important targets of that organization is to be able to manage the finances now it is the right time for SMEs to consider adopting outsourcing/offshoring model.  The primary reason why most SMEs outsource is cost and focus. Coming up with a reason aside from cost & focus is quality, which can give a tremendous pace in their business.One of the moral benefits of Outsourcing are Participants can find collaboration to be stimulating, challenging, and fun. By giving participants an opportunity to work with individuals at other institutions, Outsourcing provides participants a chance to expand personal and professional contacts and, by so doing, may lead to personal and professional growth. At a minimum, it can be a change of pace from regular activities, an opportunity to meet new people and learn new ways of doing things.

SMEs will no doubt get the best deal possible they only need to have the right information at their fingertips in order to make informed outsourcing choice from India. 

 In summary, think twice before outsourcing your work to a foreign country.In my opinion India is the right place for SMEs to outsource; here they can get low-cost labor business and cost-focused technology services.

The five factors needed to be looked while making an Outsourcing/off shoring choice

(1) Quality (2) Technical capabilities of their outsourcing vendor (3) Affordable Cost (4) Qualified and Expert team to support with (5) Reliability

Author:- Vikas Jain

Contact:- vikasjain26@yahoo.com