Agenda • Call day – sponsorship calls • Travel insurance • Tasks • News on the TajMahal trip • Internal flights progress • Accommodation bookings • Outsourcing timeline
Sponsorship • Try on your own • Participation grade bonus for those who manage to find sponsorship • Contact Sticky and A-eskwadraat • Martin, Koen B - Sticky, Vin, deadline 20 May. • Teo, Jona, Martijn– ask Jasper - A-eskwadraat, 20 May. • Consolidate all data into Celerity • Martin & Tomas • @all - Contact Teo for sponsorship letters • Koen – get in the press, 20 May
Travel Insurance • Make it on your own • The following website could do • http://www.ips-lippmann.nl • Keep/request invoice/receipt
TajMahal Trip • Train tickets bought • Good job, Jonathan & Martijn • Interesting info regarding the tickets? • What about a guide in Agra? • Sander, Jona, Martijn, guide – 30 May
Internal flights • We were supposed to make the bookings today • Progress/Status • Wait for the Jet offer • Till next Monday • Jona – ask Sandra for an advanced payment to Sjaak’s account – 13.05
Accommodation bookings • There was a deadline yesterday • Delhi (Koen) – next Thursday 20.05 • Suzanne G (Hyderabad) • Alex (Bangalore) • Payment method • Estimation – Martijn • Arrange downpayment with Sandra – Koen H • 30.05
Outsourcing timeline • Notable events and history of outsourcing • Source • http://ww2.itweb.co.za/sections/features/outsourcing/feature0703120705.asp • With a slight technology focus • Contact team – proposals for what companies we want to visit – Koen B, 20.05
The beginning (before 20th century) • 1776 • Adam Smith, ‘The Wealth of Nations’, • discusses a theory of competitive advantage, extracting the notion of outsourcing as a way to cut costs by hiring cheaper labour in less developed countries. • 1830s • England's textile industry is so efficient that eventually Indian manufacturers can't compete, and work is outsourced to England.
Who would think so? • 1830s • England's textile industry is so efficient that eventually Indian manufacturers can't compete, and work is outsourced to England.
The 1960s • 1960s • It becomes common to outsource tasks that involve massive amounts of information, such as data processing, to external vendors, due to the large costs and physical storage requirements associated with computers. • 1962 (the vision…) • JCR Licklider of MIT publishes a paper discussing his "Galactic Network" concept. He envisions a globally interconnected set of computers through which everyone can quickly access data and programs from any site.
Still the 1960s • 1963 • Electronic Data Systems signs an agreement with Blue Cross of Pennsylvania for the handling of its data-processing services. It's the first time a large business has turned over its entire data-processing department to a third party. • 1969 – birth of ARPAnet
The 1970s • 1970s • Payrolls - it is common for computer companies to export their payrolls to outside service providers for processing. • 1970 – first device resembling a PC • 1972 – computer chat becomes possible
The 1980s • 1980s: • Outsourcing enters the business lexicon. Accounting services, payroll, billing and word processing all became outsourced work. • 1980 • Widespread development of workstations, PCs and LANs.
The 1980s • 1989 • Outsourcing is formally identified as a business strategy. • Eastman Kodak outsource the IT systems that underpin its business to IBM, a revolutionary move for business and seen as a watershed event.
The 1990s • 1990s • Outsourcing becomes very profitable with the advent of the WWW. • Cost savings and non-core activities • As organisations begin to focus more on cost-saving measures, they start to outsource those functions necessary to run a company but not related specifically to the core business.
The 1990s • 1991 • WWW developed at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee • 1998 • Outsourcing is a $100 billion per year industry
The 21st century • 2003 • Outsourcing - 300 billion in global revenues • 3 times increase since 1998
Today – or 6th May • The press • India’s top IT firms (i.e. Tata, Infosys, Wipro) are trying to garner again deals worth $38 billion. • Deals range from $1 mil. to 1 bil.