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August 2010

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Making The Canadian Census Voluntary Is Ideology Trumping Business, and Privacy

August 30, 2010

I am one of those individuals who enjoy his privacy. Maybe that's because I as a journalist and opiniongiver am the recipient of countless pitches over multiple channels. In my off-hours I don't like getting calls, marketing mail of any sort or being tracked online, nor do I fill out forms or surveys; LinkedIn is the extent of my open social networking.  

If I have need for companies' goods and services I will determine that and check firms out first--including on social media sites--and contact them i.e. "don't call me/I'll call you." I hear about new items and deals via the Web first, TV second and the local free paper third.

If The U.S. Is Finally Cheaper Than India, Don't Foul Up The Opportunity

August 23, 2010

Is the U.S. finally competitive with India for contact centers and IT?

That's the spin on the word from BPO outsourcer Genpact. Company president and ceo Pramod Bhasin was reported in Hindu Business Line saying that his firm is doubling its U.S. workforce to 2,000 in the next two to three years to provide BPO, help desk and other services.

"The unemployment level in the U.S.

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