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A guide to global sourcing : offshore outsourcing and other global delivery methods
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Publication Information:
UK : British Informatics Society Ltd, 2005
Physical Description:
xvi, 167 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN:
9781902505619

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Commercial organisations are increasingly looking at outsourcing and offshoring to help manage costs and improve efficiencies. Elizabeth Sparrow offers a detailed examination of the opportunities and obstacles you are likely to face when considering outsourcing, and includes a country-by-country assessment of offshore services. Other global delivery models are also considered including setting up joint ventures or shared service centres and acquiring overseas companies.


Author Notes

Elizabeth Sparrow is an IT leader and has particular expertise in improving supplier relationships and in working with outsourcing partners. Previous positions include IT Projects Director at the Home Office. Since 1999 Elizabeth has worked as a freelance interim manager and consultant for companies including One 2 One and NatWest Bank Card Services.