Hidden Costs of Offshore Outsourcing

“Moving IT work overseas can be a much more expensive proposition than you may think”

The current stampede toward offshore outsourcing should come as no surprise. For months now, the business press has been regurgitating claims from offshore vendors that IT work costing $100 an hour in the United States can be done for $20 an hour in Bangalore or Beijing.

If those figures sound too good to be true, that’s because they are”.

Of course it is. It’s mostly a PR hype show by India, while the failures are costing western companies hundreds of millions or billions in losses.

Just ask Rolls Royce for example.