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Outsourcing's New Reality: Choice Beats Cost
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kranga030
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9/9/2012 | 1:52:48 PM
re: Outsourcing's New Reality: Choice Beats Cost
The article's example of CIO Mamatha Chamarthi is very amusing to say the least. On one hand, Mamatha Chamarthi complains that she can't find talented IT workers in Jackson, MI to staff her higer value add projects due to competition from the newly re-surgent GM (Auto Industry). On the other hand, we are expected to believe that HCL Technologies (low cost Indian outsourcer) will be able to staff close to 400 in Andrew, MI in their new Michigan Tech Dev Center nothwithstanding the afore-mentioned compettion from the likes of GM. The only way I see this work for HCL (given their own margin/business pressures) is the classic outsourcing model - HCL hires project co-ordinators and a few staff in Andrew, MI and ships the remainder jobs to low cost centers in India or the other parts of the world. I would expect Info Week to do some more detailed analytical analyses before presenting such info to their readers.
The example of Mamatha Chamarthi and Consumers Energy is simply to put a new spin on the decade old outsourcing trend t make it more to its palatable to US constituents.
cxf
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8/30/2012 | 1:25:27 AM
re: Outsourcing's New Reality: Choice Beats Cost
Perhaps IW can tap their offshore innovation partner for some excellent, cost effective work..barf.
Leo Regulus
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8/29/2012 | 7:11:49 PM
re: Outsourcing's New Reality: Choice Beats Cost
Somebody's gone to a lot of work and written an excellent article. However,
GET THIS TO YOUR EDITOR:
You have made some client-unfriendly changes.
When we hit the 'Print' Icon, we expect to see the entire article as one page and relatively 'free' of garbage.
On this article, it was necessary to go to page 2 etc., etc. to get the whole article.
The result was also littered with garbage.
Couldn't you have at least given us the courtesy of a .pdf option?
Thank You.


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