Due to the symbiotic relationship it has with Windows, IE has dominated the browser space since it beat out Netscape almost ten years ago.
Nonetheless, dot net developers
say that a steady stagnation following the release of Windows XP in 2001, competitors like Firefox and Google Chrome made headway. With IE celebrating its 15th birthday as a market leader, it is also in stiff competition with rivals.
Added by Jacob Cherian on August 17, 2010 at 10:09pm —
There has been rising controversy regarding outsourcing, particularly as unemployment is rising in the U.S in the wake of a recession. Adding to the loss of jobs in the U.S are sensitive issues like immigration which has soured international relationships with other countries.
Nonetheless, the practice which has been in use for nearly two decades continues to offer business solutions for achieving cost efficiency. For most positions, an outsourced job offers at least a 50 percent… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on July 18, 2010 at 10:00pm —
An open source venture in Spain is spearheading an effort to augment the development of php applications. The company offers documentation and tools for php developers
who wish to produce Android apps.
The project is known as php for Android (PFA and it shores up support for Google's Scripting Layer the Android (SL4A) project. This was earlier tagged the Android Scripting Environment (ASE).
PFA founder and… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on July 18, 2010 at 1:12am —
According to news reports, the Filippino American community has opposed the recently proposed Shcumer bill, which puts a tax on outsourcing. The group went to Washington DC to visit Senators Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand in person. Continue
The proposed bill by Senator Schumer puts a tax on call centers positioned overseas by U.S. firms. The bill places fees on companies that offshore customer service. This includes…
Added by Jacob Cherian on July 4, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Recently, churches in Kerala were holding prayers outsourced from U.S. churches, i.e mass was conducted by Indian churches in exchange for a fee. This might sound bizarre but outsourcing now includes a variety of functions and much more than just simple voice based outsourcing that began as call centers. Continue
In fact, Indian firms are doing high value outsourcing for companies around the world. According to…
Added by Jacob Cherian on June 6, 2010 at 8:00pm —
A report by the Harvard Business Review states that outsourcing is a significant business solution – perhaps the most important one for the last 75 years or so. Continue
The idea of outsourcing has been buzzing for a long time and many large companies have already reaped profits by it. What is causing a glitch about outsourcing now, is that so many people from where projects are outsourced are unemployed. So much so that, this practice is no longer about how to get the job done efficiently,…
Added by Jacob Cherian on May 30, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Amid the long string of news about outsourcing in the media, some of the deals that stand out the most are Microsoft’s outsourcing agreement with Infosys and Fisher-Price offshoring its IT work.
In fact, 2010 statistics on outsourcing to India
, reveal that outsourcing providers in the subcontinent are gaining momentum, making it one of the… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on May 23, 2010 at 12:45am —
SEO is a method used in online advertising to obtain more clients. As more and more businesses are going online, doing business itself has changed drastically. And newer techniques have made businesses more successful.
Outsourcing SEO services to seo firms
in India is one solution to in terms of making your company’s presence known. A company can do lots of things to gain in popularity online.… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on May 14, 2010 at 3:36am —
Without a doubt, rapidly growing Asian economies like China and India have become the front-runners in the IT outsourcing industry. In a sense, they lead the IT outsourcing revolution as well.
The BDO 2010 Technology Outlook Survey reveals that China ranks first as the favored destination for current and future markets. In this regard, China has overtaken India, which has dominated the outsourcing scene for the last twenty years. Trailing China in the BDO survey was Southeast Asia… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on May 13, 2010 at 8:40am —
Although the figures seem to suggest that the IT outsourcing industry is experiencing a rebound following a downturn in the global economy, contract values point to renegotiations dominating the outsourcing scene in IT. Continue
In comparison to year ago figures, contract vale for application plus infrastructure and application development contracts inked in Q1 of 2010 have more than doubled. Deals involving application development totaled $3.2 billion while the application plus…
Added by Jacob Cherian on May 1, 2010 at 9:30am —
The combination of globalization with outsourcing is a major thrust for China’s blistering economic growth. However, the end result has also caused a trade imbalance with the U.S.
Most recently, American factories, jobs, and niche technologies have been offshored to top web design companies
, web development firms
Added by Jacob Cherian on April 18, 2010 at 7:46am —
When outsourcing was just blooming, the threat of terrorism particularly to the business community was thought to be a third world phenomenon. But, with the attack on American soil during the 9/11 attacks, the business world opened its eyes to the way terrorsim impacts the way we do business.
India is one of the favored destinations for outsourcing, It has also seen its share terrorism with the Indian parliament attack in 2001 and the recent Mumbai attacks that brought the country to… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on April 1, 2010 at 11:30am —
BPO has expanded boundaries for underdeveloped countries to global business and this has inspired local talent to rise to excellent credentials and compete with top-notch rivals. Philippines is one of these third world countries. Continue
Since Philippines has a proven track record for outsourcing, trailing behind Asian rival India, companies around the world are sending projects to the Philippines Philippines, which…
Added by Jacob Cherian on April 1, 2010 at 10:30am —
According to Chairman of Mumbai-based IT solutions company Mastek, Sudhakar Ram, says that in order for the U.S. to modernize after its recession phase, the financial industry in the country will need help from IT outsourcers in India
Ram has masterminded the repositioning of Mastek with special focus sectors such as government and insurance and he is the recipient of the CNBC Asia’s India Business… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on March 15, 2010 at 10:12am —
New York -- According to reports, Convergys Corp. has announced that it has been selected as a Service Winner in the Outsourcing category by the Customer Relationship Management Magazine. Convergys is a worldwide leader in relationship management.
CRM Magazine is a forerunner in the customer relationship management publications industry. CRM magazine's yearly CRM Service Awards is in honor of the vendors, end user firms and consultants that focus on customer experience via… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on March 12, 2010 at 10:30pm —
In the last year or two, knowledge process outsourcing or KPO has been elevated in status – in some ways it is thought of as a progression of business process outsourcing. However, there doesn’t seem to be enough evidence to support the idea that the KPO sector is as well developed as some think it might be.
According to a recent report, a speaker at the NOA Sourcing Summit asked a question about how many people in the audience would refer to their existing business relationships as… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on March 5, 2010 at 2:44pm —
Outsourcing has been termed the sunshine industry for a long time and rightly so. It has been able to survive the recession and going into recovery, it looks like outsourcing is here to stay. But there are a couple of glitches that may hinder its progress.
With India being one of the top outsourcing countries
and host to outsourcing giants like Wipro, Infosys, and Tata Consultancy Services, the… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on February 27, 2010 at 10:19pm —
According to Forrester Research, Western European firms are showing a preference for contract IT staff and this appears to be eating into the outsourcing business in these locations.
Though outsourcing is popular in the U.K., companies at other Western European locations have a preference to add to their internal IT staff with staff that are supplied by contractors who work within the company premises.
Interestingly, Western European firms are not scurrying to slash costs… Continue
Added by Jacob Cherian on February 20, 2010 at 6:30pm —