Tactical, Operational & Strategic Analysis of Markets, Competitors & Industries
Internet and social media tools to effectively track your competition: A workshop from ValueNotes to help attendees search the web effectively with use of advanced and complex functions. This…Continue
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There are a large number of companies offering business research services across offshore destinations like India (which is the most favoured one), Malaysia, Philippines and several others. How can you ensure that you select the right offshore research partner?
Do they have relevant expertise and experience?…
It is people who create effective relationships…or destroy them. And this certainly holds true for research offshoring partnerships. No doubt research offshoring relationships need to have robust institutional and process frameworks at their base. You need a comprehensive contract, service level agreements (SLAs), a defined workflow, processes for…Continue
Duh! Isn’t it all about cost?
Perhaps… perhaps not. When one talks about off-shoring, the first thought that pops up is cost arbitrage. Indeed, cost arbitrage between developed countries and most offshore destinations is significant. But this is not the only reason, or in some cases it is not even the most important reason for…Continue
Confused about off-shoring business research? There is so much hype among both, the proponents and opponents of off-shoring that it is hard to distinguish fact from fiction.
Here are a few myths I have encountered in the last more-than-a-decade I have been associated with offshore business research.
1. Off-shoring research is a new phenomenon
I mentioned that I have been connected with business research off-shoring for more than a decade and the practice…Continue