Browsing All posts tagged under »offshoring«

Throwback Thursday: The Origins of Failure for ERP – Jon Hansen on the Coupa Cabana

April 24, 2014


Keeping within the spirit of the social media world’s Throwback Thursday practice – I have used an old photo from my days as President of a publicly traded software company to comply with the image requirement – I thought that I would share the following article that was posted on the Coupa Cabana blog back […]

Teague post in the Procurement Leaders blog regarding the repatriation of call centers timely, but is it too narrow in it’s focus?

January 31, 2011


I have for some time, been covering the impact of government policy in key areas such as outsourcing and offshoring including its economic effect in relation to the Clark and Fourastie three (now four) sector hypothesis regarding the evolution of a wealthy nation’s economy.  You can access these as well as other links from past […]

Buy American: Establishing Artificial Boundaries or Removing Unwanted Barriers?

September 6, 2009


“This idea of international free trade is a fallacy. We don’t need free trade. We need smart trade . . . Even Canada is not truly a free trade partner. Their regulations require broadcasters use a specified percentage of Canadian-produced programming. That’s protectionism, and to deny it is to be the patsy to foreign governments […]

What would you prefer for cost cutting, Offshoring or Process Improvement? (A PI Q&A)

July 10, 2008


Network Member Question   It is quite common to jump on the bandwagon of offshoring to cut costs.  Some are questioning the productivity of this approach.  What do you think should be given more preference and how would you drive the implementation?   Dr. Ravi Pandey Executive Coach, Management Consultant (Lean/DMAIC/DFSS, and Business, Product & […]