Bargain Hunting in IT Outsourcing: What are the Savings?

Bargain Hunting in IT Outsourcing: What are the Savings?

Organizations talk about offshore outsourcing being a strategic initiative, but what is the driver? It takes time and patience for an investment in India to deliver real results, but just as that investment is starting to pay off, companies are beginning to eye China. Why? Is it because macro economic pressures are forcing salaries and other costs up in India? Is it an attempt to protect initiatives through diversification to other countries? Is it competitive marketing? Why abandon a valuable investment in one country, for the unknowns of starting over elsewhere?


    • Ahmed Mahmoud, Chief Information Officer, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
    • Michael F. Corbett, Chairman, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)

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Ahmed Mahmoud

Ahmed Mahmoud, Chief Information Officer, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Ahmed Mahmoud is the Chief Information Officer of AMD, and is responsible for managing the company’s global technology infrastructure to best meet internal needs and serve AMD’s customers. Ahmed joined AMD in 2008, bringing more than 20... More   View all posts
Michael F. Corbett

Michael F. Corbett, Chairman, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)

Michael F. Corbett is one of the best-known experts in the field of outsourcing and Chairman of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) – IAOP is the global, standard-setting orga... More   View all posts
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