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CIO Talk Network Podcast

Jun 10, 2009

Organizations talk about offshore outsourcing being a strategic initiative, but what is the driver? It takes time and patience for an investment in India to deliver real results, but just as that investment is starting to pay off, companies are beginning to eye China. Why? Is it because macro economic pressures are forcing salaries and other costs up in India? Is it an attempt to protect initiatives through diversification to other countries? Is it competitive marketing? Why abandon a valuable investment in one country, for the unknowns of starting over elsewhere?

Guest 1: Ahmed Mahmoud
Title: Chief Information Officer, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Guest 2: Michael F. Corbett
Title: Chairman, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)

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