Why Entrepreneurs Should Look At Offshore Banking

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Global diversification is a great move for your investment portfolio, but you might want to start with a savings account in your home country before venturing offshore for greater investment or lending. However, entrepreneurs should consider establishing an offshore savings account instead.

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.

Profitability Of Offshore Outsourcing Of Android Development

YoungUpstarts

With the Android platform continuing to grow in popularity across the globe, the need for application development has never before been greater.

BitAngels Invests in BlueSeed, an Offshore Incubator

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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.

Implementation Ground Hog Day

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Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I was recently introduced to Bonnie Tinder, founder of Raven Intel. Her startup is on a mission to “quantify the quality” of HCM implementation projects, especially the role of the SI partner. As her site says “We’re amplifying the voice.

The truth about digital offshoring

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No one is sending kids down mines with digital offshoring. Tags: entrepreneurship outsourcing offshoring time management entrepreneurs startups web 2.0 BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) are the buzz word in business for good reason.

Indian outsourcing at the cross roads

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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.

SAP and Outsourcers: Fool me twice, shame on me

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Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I am often asked why I was tough on SAP in SAP Nation.

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.

SAP and Outsourcers: Fool me twice, shame on me

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Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I am often asked why I was tough on SAP in SAP Nation. I usually correct them and say I was tough on SAP’s partners and how SAP did a poor job monitoring and managing them. I must say I.

Infosys in a world of Amazon, Workday and Foxconn

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO of Infosys. In a blog post he says “It is clear to me that despite our successes over the last three years, and the powerful seeds of innovation that we have sown, I cannot.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

The H-1B Visa Pivot: A major opportunity for Indian outsourcing

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Globalization and Technology Offshoring Negotiations/Best PracticesMichio Kaku, the renowned theoretical physicist, has called the H-1B the “genius visa” for US employers. That was certainly the goal with the usage designed for “specialty occupations”. In reality, many of the visas have been used for tactical.

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.

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.

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.

Thoughts on Offshore Outsourcing

BeyondVC

When offshoring it is important to think about what can and cannot be offshored, whether management can handle it, and whether or not you open your own office with your own infrastructure or outsource completely. Given that an increasing number of companies that I come across either currently utilize offshore resources or plan on using offshore resources, I thought it would be beneficial to share some of my thoughts and experience related to this matter.

A sobering moment for IT Services

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS Two large agencies, Publicis and Omnicon, announced a merger yesterday. Famous brands such as BBDO Worldwide, Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi will be part of the new empire.

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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.

Is India finally getting serious about software, not just services?

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Globalization and Technology Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant The big irony about India is it has produced tens of thousands of software engineers, but hardly any successful software or web services companies.

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Five lethal mistakes in offshore software development

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The MurkyGrey blog Survive and thrive in software startups Frontpage Return home Browse By topic About About this blog Subscribe RSS feed Announcements For Newbies For Senior Techies Life, the Universe and Everything Mar 5, 2010 Five lethal mistakes in offshore software development As I’m sure you’ve heard, there are far-away lands where the best and brightest youths flock to science and technology schools. To avoid this mistake: Hire a local manager for your offshore team.

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.

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.

Insight HCL

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I am spending the day at the HCL Influencer Day in Boston today. I have long been impressed with HCL’s Product Engineering practice, which still has unlimited runway as it goes after the $ 1.4

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What have you done for me lately?

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Whither Outsourcing Advisory Services?

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Offshoring Negotiations/Best Practices Outsourcing Negotiations/Best PracticesPhil Fersht has a sarcastic post on the Insight HCL event we both attended on Tuesday. To start with I think he is a bit too tough on HCL. I thought they did a fairly good job with the event.

Talent Sourcing fool me twice, shame on me

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IBM goes even further and says we are short talent in every aspect of what Cognizant calls the SMAC stack (social, Industry Commentary Offshoring Negotiations/Best Practices Outsourcing Negotiations/Best PracticesMcKinsey says we are already critically short of “data scientists” even as the hype about Big Data takes off.

Can A Startup Do OffShore Development? Part 2

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Can A Startup Do Offshore Development? Part 3

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Prosperati HOME BLOG ABOUT CONTACT Blog Can A Startup Do Offshore Development? Part 3 Posted 02.02.2010 in Blog A few months ago I wrote up my thoughts on offshore development within a technology startup context. 3 comment(s) | 1599 view(s) Can A Startup Do OffShore Development?

Can A Startup Do OffShore Development? Part 1

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Prosperati HOME BLOG ABOUT CONTACT Blog Can A Startup Do OffShore Development? Contrary to popular belief, most issues typically associated with offshore development are easily resolved. Related Posts Can A Startup Do OffShore Development?

Multi-Tenancy: Where are the outsourcers?

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Cloud Computing Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS I was reading Phil Wainewright’s nice note on multi-tenancy “The cloud operates within a service-oriented architecture, where providers achieve economies of scale by delivering their services in volume and operating them from pooled resources.” italics mine) I drifted off wondering.

NYC Entrepreneurs and Offshore Resources

BeyondVC

Having met with a number of NYC entrepreneurs recently, I am refreshed to see that many of them are utilizing offshore resources to develop their products. Combine access to customers with an ability to manage and use offshore resources effectively and you really get a good opportunity to build some interesting companies in New York. The post NYC Entrepreneurs and Offshore Resources appeared first on BeyondVC.

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.

Insourcing more than a political slogan

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Industry Commentary Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS Insourcing is on US TV every day thanks to back and forth between the Obama and the Romney campaigns. Outsourcers may chuckle, smirk and discount the term as it is used in an opportunistic, nationalistic way. But they should be.

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.

Global SIs: The Forest and the Trees

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS A short talk with some Cap Gemini BPO execs at SuiteWorld last week and reading Phil Wainewright''s post about Cloud SIs had me thinking how the global service firms are changing - and in many ways resisting change. Most larger.

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Not your dads outsourcer

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Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS Readers of this blog know I have been cataloging massive changes in outsourcing for the last few years – many new entrants driven by mobile, social, cloud technologies; changing business models to non-linear, usage and outcome based; changes in delivery.

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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.