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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | February 24, 2018

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Outsource is the leading magazine dedicated to the outsourcing space providing news, views, analysis and thought-leadership for the global outsourcing community since 2005. Through our website, OutsourceXpress email & social media tools, including our Global Community LinkedIn Group and Twitter, Outsource delivers unrivalled content direct to the movers, shakers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space. Our in-depth coverage of important events and trends, interviews with both high-profile industry figures and unsung heroes, and commentary from the Outsource network worldwide gives us an unparalleled perspective on outsourcing across sectors, verticals and geographies. Outsource enjoys a variety of other national and international print, online & event partnerships including KPMG, ACCA, Aecus, Great Ideas, Gartner, UBM, Global Sourcing and more, giving us superb reach into key established and emerging markets.

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Cisco restructures Asia Pacific ops

November 30, 1999 |

All the news of the moment points to the emergence of a new centre of global influence in the far East and so it was, perhaps, not so surprising when Cisco announced, in a release on 11 January 2010, “a … Read More

Gartner names offshore Top 30

November 30, 1999 | 2

While India remains the prime location for IT offshoring, new contenders have entered the market, according to analyst firm Gartner, which has published a list of 30 destinations for outsourcing.

The countries were rated according to 10 criteria that will … Read More

BT Global Services suffers

November 30, 1999 |

BT’s Global Services business is dragging the group’s overall profits down below expectations, sending the share price plummeting and costing its CEO his job.

Francois Barrault resigned after 18 months as chief executive at BT Global Services, replaced by Hanif … Read More

Dell turns to outsourcing

November 30, 1999 |

The downturn in the PC market may lead to Dell outsourcing the production of its machines to allow it to focus on sales and marketing, a major revision to its celebrated business model.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Dell … Read More

Western Europe outsourcing booms

November 30, 1999 |

The Western European IT services market is set to grow by almost five per cent over the next five years, according to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), to reach  $249 billion (£142 billion) by 2012.

“The growth we expect … Read More

US firm heads up UK census deal

November 30, 1999 |

A consortium led by US vendor Lockheed Martin has won £150 million contract from the UK Office for National Statistics to support the 2011 census in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The consortium, which includes Broadcasting Support Services, Cable & … Read More

EDS HP merger wins approval

November 30, 1999 |

As Hewlett Packard’s merger with EDS gains shareholder approval, the firms have denied reports that they plan to lay off 20% of its US staff, saying they are “completely factually incorrect.”

HP agreed to acquire EDS in May for $13.9 … Read More

Press No Option

November 30, 1999 |

It’s going to come as no surprise to anyone, but call centres are now a ubiquitous part of our every day lives – even if the sound of the dreaded words “please choose from one of the following options” is … Read More


November 30, 1999 |

To old romantics, getting married is a commitment for life. You’re both ideally suited and you’re obviously going to live happily ever after for ever and ever and ever, aren’t you? In truth, probably not. The harsh reality is that … Read More

A Prescription To Outsource Success

November 30, 1999 |

An interview with Paul Bateman, operations director, Boots Group

“Jesse Boot was an interesting character,” notes Paul Bateman, Boots Group Operations Director. “If he was still alive, one of his sayings would be ‘if you want something done properly, do … Read More

Documentary Evidence

November 30, 1999 |

While the paperless office remains an elusive holy grail for most organisations, there are some sectors that are more document driven than others – such as finance, insurance, healthcare and manufacturing vertical industry markets.

According to a recent multi-disciplinary study … Read More

Driving In My Car

November 30, 1999 |

The company car in the UK is a very emotional subject, declares Zafar Currimbhoy, analyst with market research firm Datamonitor. He can say that again! We all heart our company cars as the bumper stickers repeatedly remind us.

The company … Read More

Share + Share Alike

November 30, 1999 |

Shared services is an idea already tried and tested by a number of large commercial organisations, but over the past few years it’s begun to catch on in the public sector as a way to cut costs. The basic principle … Read More

Talent Show

November 30, 1999 |

Traditional recruitment methods – such as third-party agencies, specialist headhunting firms or basic print advertising – are time-consuming and costly. According to the market research firm Aberdeen Group, three-quarters of corporate spending goes on human capital assets, while labour costs … Read More

Perot expands into engineering

November 30, 1999 |

Perot Systems has expanded into outsourced engineering services through the acquisition of eServ for $21 million in cash.

The deal, which includes the payment of additional $7 million if certain performance targets are met, broadens the firm’s suite of BPO … Read More