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2 hrs ago | The Age

Telstra takes over Medicare, Centrelink call centres

The giant Department of Human Services , which runs the agencies, made the announcement to its shocked workers on Wednesday. The department says Telstra will "partner" with DHS to deliver the telephone services to millions of clients and will also train public servants in "industry best practice" due to their position as an expert in contact centre management.


3 hrs ago |

Almac teams with Welsh academics to create P450 enzymes for industry

Almac has teamed up with Welsh Academics and industrial chemistry firm Hockley International to develop enzymes capable of making drug intermediates more quickly. The project, which is backed by a A 1m Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council grant, will see the Almac work with scientists at Bangor University in Wales to develop novel speeding up drug production according to company enzymes chief, Tom Moody.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

7 hrs ago | BBC News

Man jailed for fatal supercar crash

A driver who caused a crash that killed a 49-year-old woman and seriously injured her sister while at the wheel of a hired supercar has been jailed. Saqib Hussain, 25, who was driving an Audi R8 Spyder at 76mph, crashed in a 30mph zone in Birmingham in August 2013, West Midlands Police said.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England,

11 hrs ago | CNet News

IT Outsourcing Slowdown Suggests Internal IT Investment

The trend suggests that organizations are investing in internal IT operations as the recovery reaches a more mature and sustainable phase. IT outsourcing budgets as a percentage of the total IT budget dropped slightly this year, continuing the downward move for the second year in a row, according to a survey from Computer Economics.


16 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

Study: India top offshore outsourcing destination

India, China, and Malaysia are the top-ranked offshoring destinations. According to the 2014 Global Services Location Index from A.T. Kearney, India, China, and Malaysia remain the top three offshoring destinations, and Asia continues to dominate, with six of its countries among the top 10. Rounding out the top 10 offshore outsourcing destinations are Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, Brazil, Bulgaria and Egypt.


20 hrs ago | CNN

With new ad, Democrats try to paint Scott Brown as Mitt Romney

A new political ad against Republican Scott Brown could easily have been an attack ad against Mitt Romney in 2012. One of the toughest spots to hit Brown this cycle, the 30-second ad paints the former senator from Massachusetts as a "yes man" to a large corporation that has outsourced jobs.


Related Topix: US News, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Yesterday | Fox News

Obamacare Costs Businesses cutting jobs due to looming mandate

Health economist John Goodman noted that "three Federal Reserve Banks in Philadelphia, New York and Atlanta have surveyed the folks in their area and roughly one fifth of the employers are saying they cut back on employment. "Roughly one fifth are saying they're moving from full time to part time," Goodman added.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, NY

Yesterday | Asia News Network

MANILA: World's outsourcing king the Philippines faces new challenges

Ella Ong had been bouncing from one unsatisfying clerical job to another before she landed at the Philippine unit of a California-based call centre in 2007, mainly through her credentials as a liberal arts major. Seven years on, Ong is still with the same firm, one of a million workers that the Philippines' business process outsourcing industry now employs.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

DNA India

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan chides state-run banks for engaging middlemen for loans

With non-performing assets in the financial system rising, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday pulled up state-run banks for "outsourcing" an important task like loan evaluation to middlemen, and asked them to end the practice at the earliest by improving internal processes. "A problem that has emerged in recent years and recent scandals is the fact that evaluation has been outsourced.



KPIT Named Among the Top 10 Outsourcing Service Providers by ISG

AUSTIN, Texas & EDISON, N.J. -- -- KPIT, , an IT consulting and product engineering partner to automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities corporations, today announced that it has been listed amongst the Top 10 Outsourcing Service Providers by Information Services Group , a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. KPIT was listed among America's "Top 10 Breakthrough Sourcing Standouts" based on annual contract value won over the last 12 months, according to the ISG Global Outsourcing Index.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Information Services, Startups, The Information Group


Outsourcing substitutes: the temporary trend to a permanent problem

A vote up for discussion Tuesday night could have local schools outsourcing substitute teachers in Georgetown County. Local economists are seeing the trend continue as more industries transition to temp agencies.


Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Education Etc., Myrtle Beach, SC

Drug Researcher

CRL plans M&As ahead of surge in discovery outsourcing

Half of drug discovery will eventually be outsourced as the service area goes the way of contract toxicology, according to the CEO of Charles River Laboratories . James Foster, head of the preclinical contract research organisation , said discovery is " typically something drug companies like to hold close their chest, but that will change.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biotech, Charles River Laboratories International, Healthcare Industry


IBM Cuts Pay by 10% for Workers Picked for Training

A copy of the Sept. 12 memo, seen by Computerworld , was sent to IBM employees in its Global Technology Services strategic outsourcing group.



Federal CIOs Must Reframe Security Around Data, Access

In an era of cloud computing , increasing mobility and federal agencies outsourcing more functions to IT contractors, the traditional lines delineating a network perimeter have blurred beyond recognition, experts warn. "I think best practices have to completely shift," Gus Hunt, operating partner at the private equity firm LLR Partners and the former CTO at the CIA, said this week at a government IT conference .


Related Topix: CIO News, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing

Image of Asia: Indonesian workers rally in capital

In this photo by Achmad Ibrahim, an Indonesian worker wears a mask depicting the Japanese character Doraemon during a rally against outsourcing and low wages near Indonesia's presidential palace in Jakarta on Monday. Thousands of factory workers took to the streets of the capital to take part in the protest.


Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Vallejo Times-Herald

Cognizant buying TriZetto for $2.7 billion

Privately held TriZetto Corp. is based in Englewood, Colorado. The company and its 3,700 workers will join Cognizant's existing health care information technology business, the company said Monday.


Related Topix: Englewood, CO

Essential details about the job sector of Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is a tier-2 city in Gujarat that holds a lot for you to know. Not just the historical facts associated to this city, but also the new job sector attracting the workforce from all the directions.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia

AME Info

BDO Esnad signs a cooperation agreement with Microsoft Egypt

Requisitions of goods and services from a variety of contracts. a Purchases goods and services within established limits.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

3,000 jobs lined up for Saudi women at outsourcing center [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) a a MOMENTOUS EVENT: Saudi Arabia's first all-female BPO center opens in Riyadh. Riyadh: Rashid Hassan The first all-female business process outsourcing service center in the Kingdom, which was inaugurated in Riyadh on Sunday, will aim to provide 3,000 local jobs to Saudi women in the next three years in line with nationalization efforts.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Express India

Investor wealth of BSE listed stocks nears Rs 100 lakh cr mark

Outsourcing giant TCS is the most valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 5,10,415.13 crore. With the benchmark Sensex witnessing a dream-run, total market valuation of BSE listed companies has inched closer to Rs 100 lakh crore milestone.


Related Topix: Financial Markets


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