Posts filed under 'Why choose Romania?'
High language and IT skills, coupled with low costs, makes Romania a new haven for outsourcing, such as call centres, help desks, IT and payroll, says The Diplomat.
In financial attractiveness, people skills and the business environment, a 2009 AT Kearney Global Services Location Index shows Romania climbed from the 39th to 19th place last year as an outsourcing location.
March 9th, 2010
India and China continue as top offshoring destinations; but Central/Eastern Europe falls while Southeast Asia and Middle East countries rise
Deteriorating cost advantages and improved labor quality are driving a dramatic shift in the geography of offshoring according to the latest edition of global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney’s Global Services Location Index (GSLI), a ranking of the most attractive offshoring destinations.
May 21st, 2009
Latest research finds Eurozone ahead of US in contract volume. Plus, 2008 was a record year despite recession onset.
European companies signed more new outsourcing contracts, with a greater combined value, than those in the US for the first time in 2008, according to a new report from outsourcing analysts TPI.
Private sector companies in the Eurozone signed 271 outsourcing contracts in 2008, compared with 243 in the US, the TPI Index found.
January 27th, 2009
This report analyzes Romania’s suitability for offshore outsourcing, based on 10 criteria: language, government support, labor pool, infrastructure, educational system, cost, political and economic environment, cultural compatibility, global and legal maturity, and data and intellectual property security and privacy. Sourcing managers can use this report to judge whether Romania might be a good location for their organizations’ captive or outsourced offshore IT and business process services.
• Romania’s key strength is its availability of skilled IT services labor pools at competitive low costs.
• Romania is transforming its entire economic and political systems to bring them into line with European Union (EU) standards. (more…)
May 27th, 2008
By the results of the “Central & Eastern Europe IT Outsourcing Review ‘2007”, conducted by Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative with the support of information portal ITONews.eu, Baltic Outsourcing Association (Lithuania), Employers’ Association of the Software and Services Industry (Romania) and JNN Consult Ltd (Bulgaria) – in 2007 IT Outsourcing market of the Central and Eastern Europe reached a volume of 3 bln. US dollars.
The research was conducted in August-February 2007-2008. National IT associations, as well as the largest IT companies, from 16 countries of the region responded to the survey. The main goal of the research was getting a whole overview of the potential of CEE as a cluster of provision of the nearshore IT outsourcing services for the EU countries and offshore outsourcing services for the USA. (more…)
May 9th, 2008