The term Outsourcing has a “dirty” reputation, with an unfortunate negative connotation. Often, the word is associated with cheap labour, human exploitation, and unemployment. What makes these correlations unfortunate is that the reputation was built through misinformed, one-sided perspectives of the term. This post aims to cover the reasoning behind these misconceptions and provide further insight into the true meaning of outsourcing. Read More
Outsourcing has become very popular in the last couple of decades, especially within the IT industry. Globalization and wide availability of services are making it increasingly easy to export production. In developed economies like USA and Western Europe the prices for IT services are ever-increasing because of the difference between the demand and supply of such skills. On the other hand, the lucrative nature of careers in high-tech and software development makes it a popular choice for professionals in less developed countries. As a result both small and large companies are outsourcing development, infrastructure and IT management.
At Eastsource we pay close attention to outsourcing market developments and make sure our partners commit to best practices. This is the first in a series of posts dedicated to IT outsourcing trends.