Today we have a great guest author, Tom Hickman, here to share with us 20 blogs about outsourcing that he reads and enjoys and are relevant to our recent discussions.
Outsourcing is something that I do often and encourage you to do as soon as you are able to, it really does make a huge difference in your business and your ability to focus on the things that grow your business. It's always good to have a variety of different sources that you can go to and trust when it comes to outsourcing your projects. With that, I give you over to Tom…
Outsourcing is big business these days and keeping up with recent developments in the industry as well as staying relevant on the subject matter can be the difference between success and failure for your business.
Waiting too long to learn about the matter and whether it might be right for your company could cost you big time. If you are looking for some relevant blogs about outsourcing, here are twenty that might fit your needs.
Brought to you by Global Sourcing Specialists, their blog, hosted by Aston Udall, is geared toward the building of your products, business, and the global economy.
Found at www.it-outsourcing-to-india.blogspot.com, IT Outsourcing India covers a variety of industry related news from countries around the world.
Through his blog PragmaticOutsourcing.com, author Nick Krym uses his 25 years of experience in the IT industry to bring you his ‘Thoughts, Tools, Tips, Tricks, and Traps of outsourcing.'
From titles like ‘Rural Outsourcing Not About Anti-Globalization/Patriotism But Alternative To Offshoring' and ‘New challenges and opportunities for the Indian outsourcing', there is plenty to be found regarding the subject matter at founder Mani Malarvannan's, OutsourcePortfolio.com blog.
Read about trends, strategies, and a variety of other industry-related subject matter at business process outsourcing provider Infinit-o's blog.
For those looking for information, activity, and developments related to what may be referred to as Legal Process Outsourcing or Legal Services Offshoring, Rahul Jindal's blog could be a good blog to check out.
Supported by Alsbridge, a consulting firm providing advice on ‘Outsourcing, Shared Services, and Offshoring', Blog.outsourcingleadership.com's contributors provide subject matter related to ‘outsourcing, offshoring, shared services, and benchmarking.'
8. Law Scribe
Lawscribe is a Legal Process Outsourcing company. Their blog, Legal Process Outsourcing, focuses upon the LPO and offshoring industry as well as the legal profession both in the U.S. and U.K. While it was geared toward the U.K. legal industry, the site's title, ‘Low Value Personal Injury Claims Ripe for Outsourcing' from September 2009, was a particularly interesting read.
9. Sourcing Mag
From categories on BPO and offshoring to companies and call centers, the Sourcingmag.com blog offers hundreds of articles written by a variety of authors about a number of topics and aspects.
10. BPO Blog
Hosted by Manoj Jain, the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Blog, discusses and shares information relating to BPO, as well as BPO in the US and India. Manoj claims over a decade of experience in the infotech industry as well as being the founder, managing director, and CEO of several companies.
The Software Outsourcing Blog, hosted by Prakash Rajput, updates you with some of the latest software news and developments in the industry. There's plenty here for audiences from a number of countries around the world who are interested in the matter.
12. Talent Gurus
At the TalentGurusBlog, you can select their ‘BPO', ‘ITO' or ‘Outsourcing' tabs for a variety of industry related posts.
13. TriNet HR Blog
At blog.trinet.com, you can find TriNet's HR Blog. You can select their ‘HR Outsourcing' tab from their categories list for industry related posts.
Accenture offers a number of blogs from which to choose. You might want to check out their ‘Accenture Blog for Internal IT'. As a company whose internal IT organization supports a workforce in 52 countries, you might find some relevant industry information here.
Brought to you by Kathleen Goolsby, the Outsourcing Buzz Blog provides a forum for a variety of voices, opinions, and conversations relating to the topic. Their BPO, HR Outsourcing or ITO archives may be good places to start.
Join Mark Kobayashi-Hillary as he posts about a variety of topics. You can investigate a number of categories including, ‘offshore outsourcing', ‘management', ‘innovation' and others.
17. HR Outsourcing
If you're looking for a blog about HR outsourcing, this blog could be a good blog to try. In their ‘HR Outsourcing Blog Categories,' you can find tips, how-to posts, and get ideas.
18. Information Week
Information Week provides a variety of pertinent posts by various contributors. You might want to check out a post by Michael Healey entitled, ‘What's Your Outsourcing Vision?'
If the name doesn't hook you, maybe the posts will. Founded by Phil Fersht, the Horses For Sources site offers a broad array of posts on topics like avoiding sourcing catastrophes.
20. Inside Outsource
Here you can find Tom Hickman hosting Inside Outsource, his blog where he utilizes his years of experience with software and IT systems to fill you in on outsourcing and related topics.
Tom Walker designs graphics and writes blog posts for an online supplier of HP 901 ink cartridges, toner and other supplies to the print industry. He often writes about advertising design and art on their blog, CreativeCloud.