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China

Japan, Korea drive ITO in China

China has seen increased IT outsourcing (ITO) coming its way from regions such as Europe and the US. Japan and Korea have also begun outsourcing to China to utilise the availability of huge labour forces. Minimal costs have also been attracting th...

China speaks better English than India: study

Emerging market giant China has pipped neighbouring rival India in English language proficiency skills, despite the South Asian nation's strong colonial legacy, according to a new study by Education First (EF), the world's largest privately held e...

Oracle launches cloud computing solution centre in Beijing

Oracle announced recently that the Oracle Cloud Computing Solution Centre has been established in Beijing. This facility will showcase the latest innovations and provide a complete solution to support the entire cloud computing technology stack in...

Sustainability meets sourcing

By Wanda Poluch A couple of months ago I was invited to present on the topic of sustainable global sourcing to an audience of entrepreneurs and representatives of municipal governments in southeast China. While working on the ...

Accenture acquires Beijing-based Mogenesis

Management consulting firm Accenture PLC has completed its acquisition of a Chinese software company that provides mobile software outsourcing services. The acquired company is formally known as Beijing Genesis Interactive Technology Co. but g...

China: The drive for global leadership

By John Pickup There is no doubt that China is driving to lead the world in outsourcing. At present China’s share of world outsourcing is small, less than 10% is one estimate. But a comprehensive and well-funded strategy is ...

Genpact celebrates 10 years in China

Genpact Limited , a global company in business process and technology management, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its entry into the Chinese market in Dalian on Sept 10. Genpact’s global President and CEO Pramod Bhasin and newly-appointed CEO...

Foxconn to employ 400,000 workers in China

FoxConn Technology Group has announced that it plans to hire nearly 400,000 additional workers in mainland China over the next 12 months. The Taiwan-based outsourcing giant said it aims to increase its employee base to 1.3 million, according t...

China surpasses India for outsourcing: KPMG

China has replaced India as the primary destination of outsourcing and shared services for Asia-Pacific companies, KPMG revealed on July 14. The KPMG survey, which covered 280 senior company executives across Asia, showed that China’s outso...

Ericsson in China telco deal

In the largest outsourcing deal of its kind to date in the Asia-Pacific Region, Ericsson said it will take over network operations and management for China Mobile in Hebei Province, China. The Hebei province has a population of 70 million and ...

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