Here are the top 10 riskiest locations as ranked by Brown & Wilson, authors of the annual “Black Book of Outsourcing”: 1. Bogota, Colombia 2. Bangkok, Thailand 3. Johannesburg, South Africa 4. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5. Kingston, Jamaica 6. Delhi/Noida/Gurgaon (NCR), India 7. Manila, Philippines 8. Rio do Janeiro, Brazil 9. Mumbai, India 10. Jerusalem, Israel
Poland among 10 safest outsourcing destinations
The top 10 safest outsourcing destinations ranked by Brown & Wilson, authors of the annual ““Black Book of Outsourcing”“: 1. Singapore 2. Dublin, Ireland 3. Santiago, Chile 4. Krakow/Warsaw, Poland 5. Toronto/Montreal, Canada 6. Prague/Brno, Czech Republic 7. Budapest, Hungary 8. Monterrey, Mexico 9. Beijing, China 10. Cairo, Egypt
Better draw your own conclusions
As a Poland based Software service provider we should not mind the above mentioned result. It is great to be seen as one of the safest destinations for outsourcing. To be honest I really think Poland is a good destination for a lot of companies. For more information please read my previous post: “Poland still among the top offshore locations”.
On the other hand I am rather shocked by the list of so-called risky locations. Based on recent research by AT Kearney, I do not understand the risky list. As always this most probable has to do with “definitions”. Also our own experiences and several comments you can read online show that at least the list with risky places is rather doubtful.
In general I would advise to use these lists to make up your own mind. It all boils down to one obvious conclusion- a destination has to fit your company’s needs and this entails a complex evaluation process. It is highly probable that you will take into account different indicators that will be more relevant in the case of your company. Our consulting and outsourcing experience have shown us these differences already many times.
Feel free to contact us in case you don’t feel like investigating this all by yourself. We would love to share our experience with you. The initial talk is free of charge and we do not bite. Nothing too lose, I would say. Feel free to share your opinion by leaving a comment below or raise a discussion on our Twitter account @GOYELLO. On our website you will find more information about our services.
VP Software Development Europe for Aspire Systems. Sociologist and electrotechnical engineer, a great combination that stimulates him to look for the best working software solutions for clients. Passionate about converting great ideas into new solutions. Married and a proud father of 3 great sons. Training for and participating in triathlons/runs to stay fit.
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