Outsourcing to off-shore destinations like the Philippines is a proven and prized business strategy to reduce costs, achieve value and raise company stats from red to the black.

Surprisingly, not many companies and enterprises reach this success potential. Many contracts, deals and projects buckle under the pressure of simultaneously getting near-term cost cuts and improving business quality.  Today may be the ideal time, more than ever, to re-evaluate and renegotiate your existing outsourcing deals for the better.

Here are some business recommendations to balance cost-cutting with improved business performance and raise your outsourcing projects to the next level:

No Shortcuts.

When it comes to internal preparation and setting the strategy of your business outsourcing, there can be no shortcuts. Fast track projects rarely achieve success as studies have shown. Only projects and deals, where dedicated effort in preparation and setting is invested, prove to be profitable and prosperous in the long run.

No Stalling.

Do not get bogged down by the recent downturn, particularly when it comes to decisions regarding purchase and leverage of business technology. An upturn is definitely in the works and the companies which assertively acquire the right technology to augment and accelerate their business operations are the most prepared to make the most of the coming upturn.

Best to practice caution but do not be paralyzed to inaction lest it becomes a habit. There are cost-effective technologies and systems that can do twice the job at half-the-cost, one just have to persistent in their search.

Start on Changes.

Rather than be stalled by the slowdown, use this as an opportunity to strip down your company of obsolete business processes that are not necessary to brand quality and implement new policies and tracking systems to improve productivity.

Scale up to Succeed.

If you are in an outsourcing relationship that has proved itself to be profitable, your outsourcing service providers have satisfied your business expectations, you could be in a prime position to scale up your outsourced projects as well as seek for better pricing and services concessions from your providers.

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Roehrig, Paul. “4 Tips for Better Outsourcing Deals.” 6 April 2009. IT World. Accessed 7 April 2009. Link here


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