16 Jul 2013 | The Australian Financial Review
A few fresh high-profile examples have thrust the topic of offshoring Australian jobs back on to the agenda, but in reality, the practice is age-old business wisdom. Globalisation and outsourcing go hand in hand. Both have evolved and matured together over the past 200 years.
Technology advancement and low telecommunication costs have made the globe a virtual office, and human resources a commodity. Geographical distances are no longer a limitation; instead they provide an advantage of operations over across time zone which enables organisations to operate 24 hours a day. Outsourcing has been replaced by “right” shoring.
Critical infrastructure gets shipped in.
Wants new liaison group and more tech trials.
Increased demand for Watson and Bluemix.