International Outsourcing Forum 2012 in Sopot, Poland

BPO and ITO outsourcing remains a hot topic. That’s what we can conclude after the International Outsourcing Forum (IOF), which took place last week in Sopot, Poland. For Gdansk, Sopot & Gdynia, all together known as Tri-City, this event was a unique opportunity to present themselves as an outsourcing destination for both BPO and ITO. For all the delegates, the knowledge updates and the business meetings were most important.

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Proudly reviewing 5 Goyello years

by Peter Horsten November 29, 2011 Management
Thumbnail image for Proudly reviewing 5 Goyello years November 29, 2006 we almost missed our plane to Gdansk. Because of the traffic jams and the very fact that Cologne/Bonn Airport appeared to be a bit further than we’ve thought, we arrived just in time to board the plane. Fortunately, my business partner Arie managed to convince the guy at the check-in desk that [...]
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Outsourcing 2011: A major shift is ahead of us

by Peter Horsten January 7, 2011 Management
What do you think about the New Year? Is the future looking bright for you? If you are in outsourcing we believe it is. After concluding our 2010 outsourcing predictions proved to be quite ok, we already promised you to share our opinion for 2011. Based on the changes we’ve noticed over the past months we will try [...]
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Reviewing the 2010 outsourcing trends

by Peter Horsten December 28, 2010 Management
About a year ago I shared my 2010 forecast for the 5 major outsourcing trends. Writing such a prediction is rather easy and in general nobody will remind you about it. But I think it’s important to review what happened before we raise the glass and light the fireworks, because from that moment we think [...]
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Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing list includes 3 Polish cities

by Dorota Jaguścik November 17, 2010 Best practices
The outsourcing market is shifting from offshore to nearshore outsourcing. That can be concluded bases on this year’s Top 100 Outsourcing Cities ranking. While Bangalore retained the first place for the fourth year, Mumbai moved up to the second place. Last week during a webinar Tholons presented the list, announcing Bangalore will be facing severe competition in [...]
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Poland a very attractive outsourcing destination

by Peter Horsten October 22, 2010 Outsourcing
The Consulate General of Poland in New York recently hosted an event to portray Poland as an attractive outsourcing Destination for BPO, ITO and KPO. The event was organized by the Trade and Investment Section of the Consulate. The event attracted many global companies like: JP Morgan Chase, Citi Group, Accenture, Berclays Capital, Chartis Insurance, [...]
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Highlights of the International SOA and Cloud Symposium

by Peter Horsten October 6, 2010 Books & Events
Two days long we participated in the International SOA & Cloud Symposium in Berlin. We attended many presentations and had some great discussions around these two subjects. In the upcoming time we will share our knowledge and experiences with you. In this post we will present you some of our highlights and conclusions.
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Poland among Top 10 outsourcing nations

by Peter Horsten October 22, 2009 Best practices
As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, the IT outsourcing industry is slowly expanding despite the downturn. Outsourcers continuously seem to be aware of the advantages of outsourcing. But what location do you choose once you have decided to move your IT development to a service provider? And how important is the location, [...]
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IT offshoring providers need innovation-driven approach

by Peter Horsten October 14, 2009 Best practices
You need to provide a new managed-services model if you want to satisfy your customers. IT offshoring companies require innovative actions if they strive for maintaining the competitive edge. The long term price focused outsourcing contracts are definitely over.
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Cooperation between Indian and Western providers will increase

by Peter Horsten September 8, 2009 Outsourcing
Yesterday IT News published that the business process outsourcing market is set to undergo more consolidation among the mid-sized tier-two providers. But this is not applicable to the BPO market alone. About a year ago, at the Baltic Innovation Forum in Gdansk Indian and Eastern European IT providers already came to similar conclusions. No longer [...]
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