“In May last year, co-founder and chief executive officer of India’s leading online retailer Flipkart.com, Sachin Bansal, called Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA – Analyst Report) a role model. And it seems like he was very serious about it. It is the growth story, not the profit story, that investors eye in the US,” says Yugal Joshi, practice director at Everest Group.” Read More.

 

“Understandably, some experts liken Wipro’s decision to bring an outsider in as COO to cross city rival Infosys appointing Vishal Sikka as the first non-founder CEO of the company last summer. ‘This move follows in the footsteps of Infosys, which similarly brought in outside leadership,’ said Peter Bendor-Samuel, founder and CEO of Everest Group.” Read more.

 

“When talking about impact sourcing it is easy to think about rural areas in India or Sub-Saharan Africa. However, impact sourcing can also happen much closer to home. According to Everest Group, two of the requirements for the impact sourcing model are using an untapped talent pool with skillset aligned to match client needs, and that it fulfill corporate social responsibility and diversity objectives.” Read more.

 

“Peter Bendor Samuel, CEO of Everest Research, says there tends to be a more intimate relationship with smaller vendors. “Often the CEO of these firms will be involved and the customer gets more attention,” he says. Smaller Indian IT services companies tend to get overshadowed by their larger counterparts. But many are doing vital work for some of the biggest companies around the world. And they are able to win customer confidence because of their concentration on select areas. ” Read More.

 

“A study by Everest Group, an international consulting firm specializing in consulting, ‘outsourcing’ and services abroad, called Buenos Aires as the best city in Latin America to produce services.” This article is in Spanish. Read more.

 
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