Archive for February, 2010

Selection of service provider should follow a clearly defined process – What to keep in mind

Filed by team twago on February 26, 2010
Selection of service provider should follow a clearly defined process – What to keep in mind

How do I find a professional service provider? This is one of the key questions of almost any customer who is thinking about outsourcing or offshoring a task or process to a local (homeshoring) or a global service provider (offshoring). A simple and easy way to find high quality services is to use service marketplaces […]

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Application of Outsourcing and Offshoring

Filed by team twago on February 21, 2010
Application of Outsourcing and Offshoring

Outsourcing and offshoring are very extensive terms for complex processes and various performances. It is possible to subcontract jobs, which seem unlikely at first, while others, like programming or web design, are self-evident. The manner and style of outsourcing and offshoring can be very diverse. All sectors, which are part of the value chain of […]

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Outsourcing

Filed by team twago on February 15, 2010
Outsourcing

“Outsourcing,” describes the transference of tasks and processes to external resources (service providers), independent of their location. Outsourcing (derived from “Outside Resource Using”) is not a modern age invention: in the 18th century, Adam Smith had already introduced the principles of the division of labour and of specialization, in order to increase the productivity of […]

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Different forms of work distribution : Outsourcing and Offshoring

Filed by team twago on February 10, 2010
Different forms of work distribution : Outsourcing and Offshoring

The terms Outsourcing and Offshoring are fundamentally different, though a definite differentiation seems difficult upon superficial examination. Where Outsourcing is concerned, one predominantly asks “Who?” while Offshoring answers the question of “Where?” Both business strategies are designed to achieve the aspired competitive advantage (i.e. cost reduction). Every company has to ask itself the basic question, […]

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