These are external links and will open in a new window. A security check on a US company has reportedly revealed one of its staff was outsourcing his work to China. The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching cat videos on YouTube and browsing Reddit and eBay. He reportedly paid just a fifth of his six-figure salary to a company based in Shenyang to do his job. Operator Verizon says the scam came to light after the US firm asked it for an audit, suspecting a security breach. According to Andrew Valentine, of Verizon, the infrastructure company requested the operator's risk team last year to investigate some anomalous activity on its virtual private network VPN logs.
US employee 'outsourced job to China'
Council Post: Outsourcing Trends To Watch In APAC
India 1 , China 2 and Malaysia 3 make up the top three, while Indonesia 5 , Thailand 6 and the Philippines 7 follow close behind, with only Mexico 4 splitting the group. The remaining three in the top 10 are Brazil 8 , Bulgaria 9 and Egypt India continues to provide all-around strengths across the offshoring spectrum. In China, despite rising wages, the IT sector shows promise, not only for the growing domestic market, but also for other Asian countries seeking nearshore options. The report said Indonesia and Thailand share solid underlying fundamentals, including large, well-educated populations and low costs, but the lack of English language skills will hold them back. Latin America has two of the top 10 outsourcing locations — Mexico 4 and Brazil 8. It also boasts three further countries in the top 50 — Chile 13 , Costa Rica 24 and Columbia
Lessons from Outsourcing to India, China and the Philippines
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I hesitated to complete it, in part because at the best of times cultural observations can easily be misinterpreted and also in part because of the role I had in working with many outsourcing vendors across Asia. One thing before I begin: these are opinions based on personal observations. In what is now a former life, I spent a great deal of time sending work overseas. That former life was as a software architect for Pfizer and in the last half dozen years of my year tenure, I had responsibility for software architecture in the Asia Pacific region. For those not from this corner of the world, Asia Pacific is a sizeable chunk of the globe:.