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Coordination Costs Of Offshoring

December 20, 2007
Here is a list of the offshoring ‘coordination’ costs that frequently surprise the companies that don’t look beyond the lower wages of foreign workers when estimating the savings that offshoring could bring. These extra costs range from 12 percent to 57 percent of a project’s total cost, an expert says.
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Brazil Seeks Outsourcing Dominance

November 30, 2007
No single nation dominates the IT and business process outsourcing industry in the Western Hemisphere, and Brazil is eager to claim the title. It ultimately wants to compete with India, and industry promoters say proximity and cultural similarities to the U.S. make it a better fit than India or other outsourcing nations in Asia.
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