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    Extra Effort

    By Khanna, Vimal Kumar Global companies looking to develop product components featuring advanced or new technology often outsource these projects. However, this outsourcing poses more challenges for clients than getting…

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    State of Flux

    By Patra, Priya The world of outsourcing is chockfull of transitions. An organization might choose to transition services from itself to an outsourcing vendor, or it might move services from an incumbent vendor to…

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    External Influence

    PM Network asks the project management community: How do you ensure outside talent quickly aligns to the project's strategic objectives?

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    Outsourcing and Agile? No Problem

    By Patra, Priya I am an agile evangelist. I believe that by focusing on individuals over processes, agile approaches help to deliver more value to the customer. But some insist agile is a bad fit in an outsourcing…

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    The Freelance Effect

    By Rockwood, Kate The gig economy keeps growing. Researchers estimate that half of the U.S. workforce will be part of the gig economy by 2020 (compared to more than 33 percent in 2015), according to entrepreneur…

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    Outsourcing Done Right

    By Lev-Shamur, Gilad Organizations often encounter a range of challenges when they outsource their project management. Some of these issues need to be addressed at the beginning of the journey, while others require…

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    Only the agile survive

    By Burba, Donovan India's outsourcing firms are getting nervous. They may still be leading A.T. Kearney's global list of top players, but changes are afoot. One big sign: pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca's…

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    Repeat performance

    By Mixon, Imani A synopsis of Tholon's 2015 Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations shows Asia reigning supreme and highlights frontrunners from non-Asian cities, along with the sectors they specialize in, such as…

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    Outsourcing to innovate

    By Fister Gale, Sarah Outsourcing no longer means tapping the cheap pool of labor in developing countries for low-value tech work. Organizations are increasingly seeking offshore vendors who can take on higher-value…

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    Hired help

    By Mustafa, Abid In our age of austerity, organizations are constantly seeking new ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency. It's increasingly common for departments across an organization to be gutted and then…