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The Business Standard a couple of weeks ago reported that Infosys is close to acquiring Thomson Reuters’ healthcare division in a US$700-750 million transaction. To be clear, I have no concrete evidence that Infosys will make this acquisition or is in fact seriously considering it. However, the industry rumors and news articles pose a fascinating [...]
Since our last posting and its companion white paper, a lot of our clients have been asking us what all the noise around potential U.S. government changes to the work visa policy really means. Honestly, we can’t say with any real level of certainty. We may be headed down a path by which use of U.S. [...]
In March 2009, the Visa credit card company launched a new global slogan, “More People Go with Visa.” Cool! Catchy! But when applied to the other type of visa – right to work in another country – the coolness factor disappears. The recent allegation against Infosys of manipulating U.S. immigration law to allow it to [...]
Per our observations of the evolution of the service provider landscape before and after the recession, the single most important factor we have seen for creating differentiation in the IT applications outsourcing (AO) market is significant strengthening of vertical/domain expertise. And recognizing the need for “vertical-specificity” in the AO market, earlier this year we launched [...]
Is it wrong to plagiarize yourself? In 2008, Everest Group published a report entitled “Understanding the Waking Giant: The Mid-Market and FAO” highlighting how mid-market companies had turned the corner from point solutions in finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) to adoption of more robust and integrated multi-process FAO solutions. In turning to HR outsourcing (HRO), [...]