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Despite the last year’s predictions that the European Union is likely to catch up with the United States by the total IT outsourcing (ITO) contracts value in 2011, the factual state of affairs demonstrates a substantial decline in the European outsourcing transaction volumes (both in ITO and business process outsourcing (BPO)). The last Global Services Industry Quarterly Report by Everest Group, one of the world’s leading outsourcing consultancies, determines this decline to make 7% from Q2 2011. On the other hand, IT Sourcing Europe’s country-specific surveys show that the number of the low-value and less asset-intensive outsourced IT/development projects has increased in Europe in 2011, compared to 2010.

The Pan-European IT Outsourcing Intelligence Report 2011 presents the summary of the All-European IT Outsourcing and In-House Software Development research conducted between February and December 2011. In the course of the research the following European countries were surveyed (in alphabetical order): Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands and United Kingdom. (more…)

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We’ve just released the new “IT Outsourcing Landscape Report 2011: Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)” aimed at comparing and contrasting the 6 CEE countries in terms of:

  • capacity for innovation
  • IT labor market efficiency
  • flexibility
  • spending on research & development (R&D)
  • number of IT specialists employed in IT outsourcing industry
  • IT rates
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of IT project teams

The Report concludes that Ukraine and Belarus are currently holding the equal positions as the leading non-EU, while Romania is the leading EU locale for IT outsourcing services in the CEE region in terms of cost effectiveness, access to innovation and size of IT resource pool available.

The Report is currently available for free download here.