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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2019     Views: 8

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 (first-time users must register -Ask staff for reg ID-. Then use your personal account for future access) 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, news, and research reports, go to:


In addition, try search terms such as outsourcingoffshoring and contracting out.

For books, use the IESE Library Catalog. Search these as Subject Headings: contracting outoffshore outsourcingindustrial procurement or business logistics.

Use CIO Magazine's Offshoring Portal.

For resources focused on a particular region or country:

EMIS - news and analysis from 4500 global sources. Select a country and search for keywords like outsourcingoffshoring, 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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