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DEFINITION: Offshore outsourcing, a type of business process outsourcing (BPO), is the exporting of IT-related work from the United States and other developed countries to areas of the world where there is both political stability and lower labor costs or tax savings. Outsourcing is an arrangement in which one company provides services for another company that could also be or usually have been provided in-house.  … 
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The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in Web Conferences
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil the top 7 biggest things to avoid when conducting web conferences so that you can efficiently and effectively lead meetings even when online.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Identify the Hidden Costs in Your Records Management System
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This guide is designed to help you identify your biggest, untapped cost-saving opportunities and see how outsourcing your records management can dramatically cut business expenses while improving your service to internal and external customers.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the benefits of off-shoring and the challenges that stand in the way of a successful outsourced project.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

The Business Case for Outsourcing to Vietnam
sponsored by LogiGear Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a business case for considering Vietnam as an offshore outsourcing destination, and offers specific examples from the IT and software industries, including a US software testing firm with a facility in Vietnam.
Posted: 14 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

LogiGear Corporation

Financial Giant Cuts Costs through Offshore Testing Services
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how one company was able to utilize cost effective offshore support for use acceptance testing (UAT) of customer applications, ensuring cost benefits and reduce failure rates.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hexaware Technologies

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM Projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn why ETL development projects place a particular emphasis on quick turnaround, optimal performance and iterative development. Explore how you can execute EPM projects smoothly and with utmost efficiency, coordination and cost effectiveness.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hexaware Technologies

ALM in Geographically Distributed Development Environments
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A formal Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and change management infrastructure significantly increases the chances of project success for geographically distributed software development teams. This whitepaper explains why.
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

SERENA Software, Inc.
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OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING DEFINITION (continued): …  Offshore simply means "any country other than your own." The Internet and high-speed Internet connections make it possible for outsourcing to be carried out anywhere in the world, a business trend economists call globalization. In general, domestic companies interested in offshore outsourcing are not only trying to save money in order to be more price-competitive against each other, but also to enable them to compete with businesses in other countries.Critics of offshore outsourcing worry that if too much IT-related work is farmed out to other countries, home-grown IT talent will "dry up." They … 
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