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Massive Data Leak Revels Offshore Money Hidden By World Leaders And The Super Wealthy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A massive leak of information about the secret financial holdings of wealthy people and world leaders reveals some potentially serious corruption

8 things to know before working with an offshore dev team

The Next Web

Most of us have been tempted to outsource some or all of our development work to an offshore team in order to save money. I asked them the following: I’m considering working with an offshore development team.

6 Legitimate Reasons To Have An Offshore Bank Account

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Other than privacy, what are some other reasons celebrities like Emma Watson might use offshore companies

BitAngels Invests in BlueSeed, an Offshore Incubator

SiliconHills

BitAngels, a network that invests in early-stage Bitcoin and cryptocurrency startups, has invested $100,000 in BlueSeed, an offshore Bitcoin incubator. The venture is based offshore in international waters in the Silicon Valley area so it’s not subject to U.S.

Indian outsourcing at the cross roads

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NASSCOM: More Moore, less ABAP

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Offshoring (other vendors) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Offshoring Negotiations/Best Practices Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS) Outsourcing (other vendors) Outsourcing Negotiations/Best Practices My friend Phil Fersht was at the annual Nasscom event in Mumbai last week and wrote “More MBA, less ABAP is the recipe for India’s digital success”. There is much to like in what he says, but I would go.

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Indian outsourcing: The lost decade

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant The WSJ profiles Dave Smoley, CIO of AstraZeneca in a story about how cloud computing is pressuring Indian outsourcing. Dave is one of my favorite CIOs and he had allowed me to showcase in SAP Nation his remarkably brave initative.

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Onshore vs. Offshore Mobile App Development: 4 Factors to Guide Your Decision

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Differences in time zone and language along with payment security are all risks when offshoring your mobile app. Applico CEO Alex Moazed discusses 4 factors to guide your decision - onshore vs. offshore

Sikka and the state of outsourcing

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS Vishal Sikka, the new CEO of Infosys, has some candid commentary on the state of the IT services market "It''s like a treadmill of increasingly lower cost, hiring people faster and faster, from more and more mediocre places, training people.

Vishal Sikka at Infosys

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant Vishal Sikka has landed as CEO of Infosys, a few weeks after a tumultuous exit at SAP. My reaction – beyond the short term calming of jittery investors, Vishal will have his plenty of other opportunities. As I wrote last.

Retro Motorcycles Signal Innovation In Goshen, IN

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

You don’t reverse a 40 year trend of offshoring just by talking loud. Manufacturing in America — Using the Past to Create an Innovative Future. It’s heartening to learn about a small USA manufacturer who’s doing something creative, new, and intere sting.

8 Reasons Not to Offshore For Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There is an increasing chorus of caveats from businesses that outsource overseas

Big Brains focused on Big Things

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Industry Commentary Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant Five years ago, I heard Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE use the term Industrial Internet of locomotives, wind turbines, aircraft engine and MRI scanners to differentiate from the Consumer Web that Apple. Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others have made part.

Barbarians at the Cloud Gate

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS In the last year, as I built the model for SAP Nation, I have had conversations with several cloud vendors and shared my view that outsourcers/SIs from the on-premise world are looking for new parking places for their massive workforces.

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Are You Properly Managing Your Core Competency?

Startup Professionals Musings

Dont expect a contract company, either offshore, onshore, or near-shore, to implement a vision that is still in your head. core competency entrepreneur near shoring offshoring outsource startup

Nasscom and outsourcing innovation

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Offshoring (other vendors) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS The Nasscom Leadership Forum, an annual fixture in Mumbai is on this week. It exudes a bullish tone after a subdued one the last couple of years. But while there is plenty of talk of innovation at the event, the.

DefCon 2: Cloud and Digital Service Providers

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Offshoring (other vendors) Outsourcing (other vendors Wipro is acquiring Appirio. Congratulations to my friends at Appirio which I have profiled in many of my blog posts and books as a cloud pioneer. But the move needs to come with a warning. The Appirio deal is the.

Outsourcers need better performers, not marketers

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Offshoring (other vendors) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS) Outsourcing (other vendors My friend Phil Fersht laments outsourcers are poor marketers. Marketing is easy if you are delivering standout solutions to customers.

How To Manage Your Offshore Investments

YoungUpstarts

Offshore investments often get a bad reputation, but contrary to some popular myths, this investment strategy is perfectly legal when done properly. Managing offshore investments is a complex business that’s best done with professional assistance.

How Infosys lost its sheen

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant Narayana Murthy is a revered figure in India. So, not surprising he is hearing murmurs to return, Steve Jobs style, to Infosys, the firm he co-founded. Reading this interview with him though it struck me how little of a.

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What happened to NASSCOM?

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Globalization and Technology Offshoring (other vendors) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (other vendors For a while, the annual Leadership Forum in Mumbai was the IT equivalent of a pilgrimage to Mecca – you had to go at least once in your career. But, last week’s event came and went without a whimper.

Outsourcing: Gullivers Travels

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Offshoring (other vendors) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS) Outsourcing (other vendors I was struck by two lists I saw this past week. One was in an advertising section in the back of the Fortune 500 issue from the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) with its list of 100 outsourcing leaders.

Is outsourcing success an oxymoron?

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Industry Commentary Offshoring (other vendors) Outsourcing (other vendors Phil Fersht and his team wrote a pretty stern column recently : “Let’s cut to the chase here – “outsourcing”, for most buyers, is like purchasing a wedding dress – a one-time transaction followed by seven years of relationship struggles.

The Other Innovators Dilemma

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I like to believe, somewhat naively, my innovation case studies and talks inspire everyone. Reading this GE Innovation Barometer report, it becomes clear that innovation stories also cause anxiety and stress. I guess I have had several clues myself. Brian.

Cognizant: Run Better AND Run Different

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS It is on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired List. It is on Forbes Fast 25 Tech list. Its revenues grew 2.5 times through the deep recession. Things are peachy. So why has CEO Francisco D’Souza been tinkering with the company over.

Memo to Infosys

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Industry Commentary Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant You guys are killing me. I make a living blogging about innovation, writing books about it, presenting on it. Innovation should make people go “wow” – your presentation at OOW made the lady next to me go to sleep.

The End Offshore Secret Banking & Subsequent US Spying?

Chaganomics

Monday, July 01, 2013 12:46 PM GMT "PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is demanding that the United States immediately stop its alleged eavesdropping of the European Union. According to weekend reports, U.S. intelligence agencies have bugged EU offices in three cities.

Reshoring, New USA Manufacturing Trend?

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Many believe that the USA simply can’t compete with offshore countries like China. I’m in Cincinnati next week to help pitch a recycling business concept to investors. It’s an exciting idea — taking waste plastic and transforming it into high value-add products.

Everyone’s Business: Drinking on the job, Overpaid NBA Players, Offshore Accounts

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Holy jeebies: The Guardian is reporting that secret financial records of offshore funds were uncovered. Everyone''s Business Beer entrepreneurship Forbes NBA Offshore account The Guardian

Virginia Beach hoteliers against proposed offshore drilling

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Virginia Beach's hotel association has voiced its disapproval of offshore drilling VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP)

The Static Outsourcing Market

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Offshoring Negotiations/Best Practices Outsourcing Negotiations/Best Practices“Is it just us, or does the outsourcing sector evolve much slower than other tech sectors?” asked a client recently. Yes and No” I replied. Many companies sign multi-year contracts, then renew with incumbents so there is a definite feel.

Wilmington the latest to oppose offshore drilling

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Wilmington has become the latest city in the Carolinas to oppose offshore drilling for oil WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)

Why I disagree with most offshoring

Alien Entrepreneur

My goal is just to articulate why I believe arbitrage of human labor, specifically with countries with whom the United States has a major trade deficit hurts us all, and why some companies engaged in offshoring are literally destroying their client base.

Kure Beach opposes offshore drilling and seismic testing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KURE BEACH — Another coastal community is on record opposing offshore drilling for oil

Kure Beach opposes offshore drilling and seismic testing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Another coastal community is on record opposing offshore drilling for oil KURE BEACH, N.C. (AP)

The Brave New World of Software and Services

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Globalization and Technology Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing Negotiations/Best Practices On the anniversary of GE’s launch of the Industrial Internet, CEO Jeff Immelt presented an update last week in Chicago. You can watch his full talk here.

Scalise to take peers on tour of Gulf's offshore drilling

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is taking a batch of congressmen on a tour of the Gulf of Mexico's offshore oil and gas industry

Maine's LePage joins governor's offshore energy coalition

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Paul LePage has joined a coalition of state leaders that wants the federal government to allow more offshore energy development AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov.

NC governor applauds move Carolinas offshore drilling

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Pat McCrory says moving closer to drilling offshore of the Carolinas is a step in the right direction RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov.

An ongoing discussion on linkedin about Offshore Web Development and building a team in Europe.

Scalable Startup

This discussion began last week and has fostered some great comments and resources… Offshore resources/Europe company for U.S. I’ve used some local and some offshore resources and avoided larger outsourcing companies. I have been able to successfully scale three different software development service centers offshore. This will allow you to bring more and more value out of your offshore resources.