Outsourced

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Monday, December 6, 2010 -- TiE SoCal presents the Cast of the Hit NBC Show "Outsourced". TiE Southern California presents our last program of the year, a very special event featuring the cast of the hit NBC show "Outsourced" along with some of the writers and directors of the critically acclaimed show.

Outsourcing

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Thursday, January 27, 2011 -- LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs and Founders, presents Outsourcing. Everything you wanted to know about outsourcing. The ins and outs, pitfalls to avoid, how to be successful. Our featured speaker is Oded Noy. link] (more

10 Outsourcing Myths Jeopardize Too Many New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

10 Reasons For Startups To Be Wary Of Outsourcing

Startup Professionals Musings

We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants. He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

Ziptask Takes On Project Outsourcing

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Can you outsource your outsourcing? Anaheim-based Ziptask said today that it has launched a new, online platform which helps offload the management of freelancers and outsourcing, helping businesses via an online, dedicated virtual project manager. ziptask project outsourcing freelancer freelance

6 Ways To Prevent Disastrous Outsourcing Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

If you have a software development background like mine, I’m sure you often get questions about when to outsource, versus building the solution in-house. These can’t happen with outsourcing, without long time delays and excessive rework.

PR Is A Passion Play That Cannot Be Outsourced

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Rather than directly explaining their value proposition with all the passion and heartfelt stridency that only an entrepreneur can deliver, they outsource this communication to a Public Relations (PR) firm. A version of this article previously appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

Six Criteria for Outsourcing the Right Processes

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe. Don’t outsource your core competency.

To Outsource or Not to Outsource Software

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe. Don’t outsource your core competency.

Zumbox In Deal With Outsourcer

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Westlake Village-based Zumbox , the provider of paperless billing and delivery systems run by John Payne, has inked a deal with 3i Infotech , a business process outsourcing firm focused on billing and payment handling. According to 3i Infotech, it has partnered with Zumbox to allow 3i's clients to send electronic bills and other customer communications via Zumbox's system. Financial details of the partnership were not announced.

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A Virtual Team is Not Another Name for Outsourcing

Startup Professionals Musings

Outsourcing is just another extension of the virtual team concept to people you don’t even know. entrepreneur startup virtual team outsourcing leadership business

Six Key Factors in the Right Outsourcing Decision

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe. Don’t outsource your core competency.

Outsourcing: Build vs Buy

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Sometimes the function being outsourced is just across the street. So what do you outsource: Core or Context or both? Wednesday, April 21, 2010 -- Build vs Buy. TechbizConnection. With every new project comes the big question: Should you develop a solution from scratch or buy something off the shelf? With offshoring, custom solutions became much more cost effective, but at the expense of increased management or sometimes increased project failure risk.

Scientist.com Raises $24M for “Pharma Markets” that Outsource R&D

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The company, which operates a network of online markets for outsourcing biomedical research services and supplies, has raised $24 million in a new round of venture funding.

Yahoo Outsources Yahoo Shopping To PriceGrabber

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Yahoo said Monday that it is dropping its outsource most of Yahoo Shopping, its comparison shopping to Los Angeles-based PriceGrabber , the firm told its developers Monday. Yahoo Shopping is a comparison shopping site which displays products and prices for different products, including consumer electronics, computer, and related items. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed by Yahoo.

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Driving Efficiencies thru Outsourcing Partnerships

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009 -- Driving Efficiencies thru Outsourcing Partnerships. Raj will discuss the shift in companys mindsets in this economic downturn and how IT and Business Process outsourcing is playing a major role in helping firms achieve their financial objectives and drive shareholder value. AccessEN. Speaker: Raj Krishnan, Industry VP, Fujitsu America. Many companies are hiring temporary and contract workers in the U.S.

ISWest Strengthens Ties With Outsourcing Firm

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Agoura Hills-based ISWest , a provider of high speed Internet access, colocation, and server hosting, and Los Angeles-based IT outsourcing firm Cal Net, said Thursday that the firms have expanded an alliance to help clients move servers off-site to save money on managing their IT.

Alorica Names Marketing Head

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Irvine-based Alorica , a provider of outsource, business process outsourcing and "customer experience" outsourcing, named Colson Hillier as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), the company said on Tuesday. alorica business process outsourcing offshoring executive chief marketing officer colson hillier

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 5. Outsourcing

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Outsourcing ► April (1) GoogleClick - Who owns your cash register? Outsourcing By Frank Addante (Part 5 of a 5 part series: " So, you need to develop a product? ") Outsourcing has become a popular topic and practice these days. I am still a big fan of outsourcing.

Scientist.com Expands Support For Ethical Animal Treatment

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San Diego-based Scientist.com , which operates an online marketplace for outsourced research, says it has expanded support to make sure that animal welfare is included in its outsourcing. research outsourced marketplace treatment animal ethical scientistThe company said that the expansion ensures that any non-human animals involved in scientific research are handled ethically and humanely.

Scientist.com Ties With 5AM Ventures

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San Diego-based outsourced R&D services marketplace Scientist.com , and venture investor 5AM Ventures said this mroning that the two have tied together to create a new, R&D marketplace for biotech startups associated with 5AM Ventures. According to the companies, over 70 companies associated with 5AM now have access to a 5AM-branded R&D marketplace for resaerch outsourcing. scientist ventures marketplace outsource research medical

TaskRabbit Lets You Outsource Tasks To The Community

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Taskrabbit aims to help “individuals and small businesses in a community outsource their tasks and deliveries.&#. TaskRabbit makes it easy for individuals to keep with their busy lives or businesses to save some money by outsourcing simple tasks.

Navigating the Challenges of Effective Outsourcing – Startup Uncensored #7

Alon Schwartz

This month’s “Startups Uncensored” will be on “Navigating the Challenges of Effective Outsourcing”. It will be an open and frank town-hall conversation discussing topics such as: Outsourcing best practices. Do’s and don’ts of outsourcing. Top mistakes people do when outsourcing.

TaskUs Founders Receive National Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

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TaskUs recently reached 15,000 employees , by offering up a range of customer service and business process outsourcing services. taskus bryce maddock jaspar weir founders entrepreneuroftheyear award startup outsourcing

Outsourcing Web Development & Businesses - Startups Uncensored #7

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This month’s “Startups Uncensored” will be on “Outsourcing Web Development & Businesses”. It will be an open and frank town-hall conversation revealing the best practices and methodologies for building your web-based company through outsourcing.

TaskUs Expands To India

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Los Angeles-based business process outsourcing provider TaskUs is continuing its expansion, saying on Tuesday that it is opening up a new location in Indore, India--its first expansion into India. taskus india expansion business process outsourcing growth internationalAccording to TaskUs, the new office is part of a plan to rapidly expand in the country. TaskUs already had operations in the Philippines, the United States, Taiwan, and Mexico.

Alorica Opens Office In India

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Irvine-based business process outsourcer Alorica said late Thursday evening that it has opened up an office in India, and esablished a new "innovation lab" in the country. alorica business process outsourcing expansion india offshoring internationalAccording to Alorica, the new innovation lab will be based in Bengaluru, which it will call its "Digital Center of Excellence". Alorica said it will use the new facility to be able to utilize India's talent pool.

Navigating the Challenges of Effective Outsourcing – Startup Uncensored #7

Alon Schwartz

This month’s “Startups Uncensored” will be on “Navigating the Challenges of Effective Outsourcing”. It will be an open and frank town-hall conversation discussing topics such as: Outsourcing best practices. Do’s and don’ts of outsourcing. Top mistakes people do when outsourcing.

TaskUs Takes $15M In Funding

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The startup outsources all kinds of of the back office tasks required by high tech companies like Savings.com, Expensify, Groupon, Uber, Tinder, and many others. taskus venture capital phillipines outsourcing startup uber groupon outsourceSanta Monica-based TaskUs , the startup led by Bryce Maddock which is the secret weapon behind the rising tide of on-demand and Internet startups, has raised $15M in a funding round, the company disclosed today.

Scientist.com Expands In Asia

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San Diego-based outsourced, scientific services marketplace Scientist.com said this morning that it is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region, and has opened up a new office in Tokyo, Japan. scientist outsource tokyo japan marketplace pharmaceutical international expansion lifescienceAccording to the firm, it recently created marketplaces for several Japanese pharmaceutical companies.

TaskUs Names Two New Executives

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Los Angeles-based customer experience and business process outsourcing provider TaskUs is expanding its executive team, saying this morning that it has named Robert Hayes as its new Chief Delivery Officer (CDO), and Curt Gooden as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). tasksus executive robert hayes curt gooden outsourcing

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TaskUs Continues Rapid Growth, Hits 15,000 Employees

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Santa Monica-based business process outsourcing provider TaskUs , which provides customer service/experience, business processing, and other services to companies like Tinder, Hootsuite, and Mailchimp, has hit 15,000 employees, as it continues its rapid growth. taskus expansion growth jobs hiring outsourcing business

Vereco Acquired By Stella Point Capital

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Laguna Niguel-based Vereco , a hospital and healthcare document management provider and outsourcer, has been acquired by private equity investor Stella Point Capital. vereco stella point capital healthcare hospital document management private equity health lifescience outsourcingThe acquisition was financed by a senior credit facility from Monroe Capital LLC. Financial details of the deal were not annoucned.

TaskUs Opens Five New Offices Globally

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Santa Monica-based business process outsourcing provider TaskUs said this morning that it has added five new offices, and over 2,000 full-time employees, as part of a major global expansion effort. bhpo outsourcing hiring jobs growth expansion taskusAccording to TaskUs, it added five offices spanning the U.S., Philippines, Taiwan, and Mexico.

TaskUs Takes $250M From Blackstone

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Santa Monica-based business outsourcing service provider TaskUs , founded by Bryce Maddock and Jaspar Weir, said this morning that it has raised $250M in an investment round. TaskUs has made its name providing much of the back end customer service and business process outsourcing for many, on-demand and Internet companies, across the ride sharing, social media, online food delivery, e-commerce and other areas.