Off-shoring – is it time to drop the term?




Why are we still using the "offshore" term? The word is flat – and work is global. So does it really matter? A recent discussion on LinkedIn, and co-incidentally at Intellect –UK, asked the question "Why is the ICT industry continuing to use the offshore term?" It’s a good question to ask in this world of rapid globalisation. The term "offshore" has been in use for many years. Originally it referred to an installation or production facility in an ocean. Then the financi...
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