The term “outsourcing” may have outgrown itself, such is the rate of innovation within an agile industry
Successful outsourcing requires a partnership between client and supplier to achieve trust, transparency and an agile working relationship
Now that the dust has settled, how can the outsourcing sector get back on track following the collapse of Carillion?
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union could impact the outsourcing sector more than most, but early signs are of a robust response
Robotic process automation is already transforming aspects of outsourcing, enhancing efficiency, cutting labour costs and boosting profits, while freeing workers from boring, repetitive tasks
Freelancing is growing and offers benefits for both the gig worker who gains autonomy and the company that needs specialist skills on a project-by-project basis
Outsourcing is no longer the preserve of big corporations as smaller companies and startups realise the advantages to be had
Finding an overseas outsource provider close to home can have significant advantages including an educated workforce with specialist skills within easy travelling distance