This issue of The Outsourcing Journal Special Editions is focusing on shared knowledge on Offshore Outsourcing, emerging destinations, best practices and political / economical development aspects with contributions from African, British, German, Guatemalan, Dutch, Indian, Maltese, Polish and Russian authors.
We present neutral, non-marketing information about destinations and markets. We present research reports, solutions, best practices, industry organizations, research organizations, consultants and vendors, active in the field of offshore outsourcing.
Springtime in Poland as each year is the outsourcing events period. At the end of April, IXth Polish outsourcing Forum was organized in Berlin and first edition of Call Center round table was run in the City of Gdansk. May is being opened with two large and very important outsourcing conferences organized ASPIRE and ABSL. This is not the end as other cities like Bydgoszcz and Radom are also willing to present their BPO/SSC industry investment attractiveness during business breakfasts and local conferences. Many of the above are described on our pages.
In the centre of Berlin, on 24 April 2014, the IX Polish Outsourcing Forum was held. This year's edition was organized under the banner of German-Polish ICT Co-operation. The organizers of the Forum were Roadshow Polska and the Pro Progressio Foundation, in cooperation with the National Chamber of Commerce, and the participants included private entrepreneurs and government organizations from Poland and Germany. The event was covered by the Honorary Patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Janusz Piechociński and patronage of the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ), Polish Chamber of Commerce in Germany, the Association of Polish Cities, Polish-Austrian Economic Co-operation Initiative (PAIWG), Business Club Deutschland Polen, as well Klaster.it and Interizon.