Advances in Computers, Vol. 11 by Franz L. Alt, Morris Rubinoff

By Franz L. Alt, Morris Rubinoff

On the grounds that its first quantity in 1960, Advances in desktops has offered targeted assurance of strategies in and software program and in desktop idea, layout, and functions. It has additionally supplied individuals with a medium during which they could learn their matters in larger intensity and breadth than that allowed by way of normal magazine articles. accordingly, many articles became average references that remain of important, lasting price regardless of the swift development happening within the box.

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The new buzzword of the day is BPO, or Business Process Outsourcing. Another new acronym that's being used is ITES, for IT-Enabled Services. Sometimes when people talk about offshoring, they use the term IrES/BPO, or ITES-BPO. , and Infosys Technologies Ltd. TCS employs more than 24,000 people worldwide and has over 800 clients. Wipro employs 24,500 workers, serves over 300 corporate customers, and guarantees costs savings up to 35 percent for businesses that outsource with them. Infosys employs over 19,000 people worldwide and serves 345 clients.

S. The company spent $1 billion moving production to China and another $90 million moving R&D to China. 33 Motorola employs over 12,000 people in China. 4 billion. 34 Let's break down the employment figure a little. Motorola's manufacturing center in Tianjin is the company's largest. It employs over 10,000 workers. Motorola's PCS China operation employs over 4,000 people. According to Motorola,35 the company has 16 R&D centers in China, emplOying over 1,300 R&D engineers. 3 billion on R&D. Once more, this illustrates the migration of knowledge-based work offshore.

II Jed Graham, "Tech Layoffs Fading, But No Hiring Boom," Investor's Business Daily (Oaober 20, 2003) 12 William M. Bulkeley, "IBM Data Give Rare Look at Sensitive 'Offshoring' Plans," Dow Jones Business News Oanuary 19,2003) 13 Ibid. 14 Pete Engardio, Aaron Bernstein, and Manjeet Kripalani, "The New Global Job Shift," BusinessWeek (February 3, 2003) 15 "Bill Gates to Receive Honorary Knighthood," Associated Press Oanuary 25, 2003) 16 Ibid. Kristi Heim, "Labor Group Protests Offshore Tech Hiring," Mercury News Oanuary 5, 2003) 18 Steve Lohr, "Offshoring: Opportunity or Threat," New York Times (December 23, 2003) 17 Chapter 2 Measuring the Trend Intel's offshoring policy is schizophrenic in nature.

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