If it’s the first time your company would outsource a project, a corporate initiative, service or function to an offshore location like Cebu, Philippines—consider the two key situations outsourcing works best.

First situation is when outsourcing is the only strategy that’s available at one’s disposal. Second situation is when outsourcing is the best strategy for the job.

The objectives or the desired achievements of outsourcing need to be specifically defined in order to decide that outsourcing to the Philippines is indeed the best strategy or course of action for your company.

An effective business technique is to define objectives according to SMART parameters. These parameters present an appropriate level of detail.

The SMART parameters are: S for ‘specific’, M for ‘measurable’, A for ‘actionable’, R for ‘result-focused’, and T for ‘time-bound’.

Outsourcing strategies or initiatives should begin by establishing its SMART parameters. Management expectations must be clarified.

SMART objectives are a good way to evaluate whether or not the decision to send work offshore to Cebu is sound or makes sense.

Here are more recommendations to make stronger SMART objectives.

With your enterprise’s initiative to outsource defined and assessed smartly, outsourcing or off-shoring to service providers in Cebu, Philippines seem can transform into the best strategy to address certain issues and achieve key objectives for your organization’s success.

Outsourcing Solutions, Inc. – Outsourcing that Works!


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at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Offshoring 
Tech Projects.” 2012. The Pragmatic Bookshelf: 
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