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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017     Views: 4

For industry overviews and trends, use:
Gartner Research and perform a keyword search for gartner on outsourcing, to find the latest edition of this yearly report.

Forrester also publishes on this topic.

Search Business Source Ultimate to find Datamonitor (now called MarketLine) industry profiles. Enter outsourced services in the keyword search box and set the Publication Type drop-down menu to Industry Profile.

For articles, books, news, and research reports, go to Discovery and search terms such as outsourcing, offshoring and contracting out.

Use CIO Magazine's Offshoring Portal.

For books, use the IESE Library catalog
Search these as Subject Headings: contracting out, offshore outsourcing, industrial procurement and business logistics.

For resources focused on a particular region or country:

A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index (GSLI) - ranks top 50 countries as destinations for providing outsourcing activities.
EMIS - news and analysis from 4500 global sources. Select a country and search for keywords like outsourcing, offshoring, etc.
Mass Layoff Statistics - US Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Association of Software & Service Companies (NASSCOM) - trade association for IT-BPO industries in India

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