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    Can China’s IT Services Market live up to the hype?

    Since 2006, China’s market for the outsourcing of technology services has experienced rapid growth and has been heralded as a challenger to India’s market dominance. According to China’s Ministry of Commerce, the total contract value of executed outsourcing contracts in 2010 with Chinese-based service providers was approximately $19.8 Billion, a 43.1 per cent increase from the prior year.

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    Essential Certifications for Call Centers and BPOs

    This paper outlines the essential certifications for Business Process Outsourcing companies with details on the Organizational Certifications, Individual Certifications, Industry Specific Certifica-tions, and key Compliance Laws of the client nations. This paper outlines the essential certifications for Business Process Outsourcing companies with details on the Organizational Certifications, Individual Certifications, Industry Specific Certifications, and key Compliance Laws of the client nations.

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    Enhancing Effectiveness of Investment Promotion – Strategies for Developing Economies

    As the world economies accelerate towards increasing the contribution of the services sector in their GDP, access to Capital is no longer the only criteria for increasing competitiveness of a nation. Given this scenario, a number of developing nations, which were traditionally engaging in performing low value-added activities like agriculture or low end manufacturing, have started demonstrating that they can also compete in knowledge intensive activities such as software development, business process outsourcing, biotechnology or R&D etc, with right strategies and focus.

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    Destination Africa: Is Africa Emerging As A Viable Outsourcing Destination?

    The unprecedented growth in the global sourcing of Technology, Business and Knowledge Managed Services has seen the emergence of multiple geographies and countries as provider destinations of these services. As clients evaluate alternate service provider geographies; many African countries, with an inherent advantage of a large, young workforce as well as good linguistic capabilities are gaining traction to exploit this market shift.

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    Capacity Building in IT/BPO Sector- A Perspective

    In the past two decades, the world has experienced rapid growth in the IT/BPO sector. It touches the lives of millions of people worldwide and is a source of livelihood for many. In recent times, some countries have been able to exploit this sector and transform their econ-omies from a stagnant and depressed state to a vibrant and rapidly growing one.

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    China’s Outsourcing Market – A Perspective

    China's market for the outsourcing of technology services (outsourcing services) has experienced faster growth. Over the past 5 years, both foreign IT service providers and home grown IT and BPO service providers have established and expanded business operations in China primarily to serve domestic and East Asian region customers.

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    Africa and Surviving the Global Recession: GlobeTalk with Avasant

    This episode of GlobeTalk with Avasant focusses on Africa-The Last Frontier in an interview with Bruce McCracken, Sr. Research Analyst (Horses for Sources). Bruce discusses on rise of Africa to the global economy. We will also speak with Bob Randolph,CFO Avasant, who would discuss on surviving the global recession.

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    Cloud Computing: GlobeTalk with Avasant

    This episode of GlobeTalk with Avasant focused on the phenomenon of cloud computing and how it is altering the way business think about their IT requirements. We interviewed David Mihalchik, who successfully led Google’s effort to be the first provider of cloud computing services to meet the Federal Government’s FISMA standards and Professor Vijay Gurbaxani, who provided us an overview of the economic case behind this latest innovation in technology services.

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    Doing Business in India: GlobeTalk with Avasant

    This episode of GlobeTalk with Avasant focuses on India, arguably the epicenter of the changes that have taken place in the technology services industry over the past 2 decades. India has rapidly changed from a developing country to a world economic power that is vying for a seat on the UN Security Council.

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    Globalization of Services: GlobeTalk with Avasant

    This episode of GlobeTalk with Avasant was focused on the phenomenon of globalization services and how emerging countries are positioning themselves to be players in the global market for technology services.

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    Business Innovation and Obama Healthcare Reforms: GlobeTalk with Avasant

    This episode of GlobeTalk with Avasant had 2 topics; we spoke with author Deepa Prahalad, on the secrets behind why some products succeed, and others fail in the marketplace. We switched gears and spoke with Professor Joe Greco regarding the Obama Health Care Reform law, the most far reaching legislation in the United States enacted in 40 years.

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    Sourcing Drivers 2011: Realigning Business for the New Normal

    Organizations are pursuing outsourcing today to gain more than just cost savings. But will the same old sourcing strategies be relevant in a world where the economy is in constant turbulence? In this note we take a look at the Top 5 Sourcing Drivers for 2011 that we believe will help unlock greater value for your organization and form the basis of more sustainable sourcing practices.