Frost & Sullivan: Anti-IT outsourcing legislation likely to fail
10 Dec 2004

Frost & Sullivan: Anti-IT outsourcing legislation likely to fail

Article link: Anti-outsourcing legislation unlikely as global

10 Dec 2004

Article link: Anti-outsourcing legislation unlikely as global outsourcing of IT jobs gains momentum

The German Innovations Report published a summary of an analysis on IT outsourcing by the consulting company Frost & Sullivan. The trend of outsourcing IT jobs from developed countries to less developed states cannot be stopped through legislation. If a country were to impose limitations, all others without such laws would have a market advantage.

The article continues: Moreover, to be effective, any legislative action to protect IT jobs in developed regions of the world will have to be part of a global alliance of developed governments – an unlikely scenario. Ultimately, developed countries will have focus on education and innovation to protect their IT workforce.

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