January/February 2018 issue of acmqueue

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Web Services

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Originally published in Queue vol. 6, no. 6
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Trystan Hughes | Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:45:58 UTC

Hi Tom, do you have a contact email I can discuss this article an related topics?

I am a lead web services/software architect in the UK and would like to discuss some aspects of the above article with you if possible.


Gerard Szatvanyi | Wed, 21 Jan 2009 09:57:41 UTC

This is a very interesting isue. Also, as you surely are aware, due to the financial crisis were living, all industries are now confronted with issues such as fear of job loss and bankruptcy. To solve this problem, many financial companies turned to Business Process Outsourcing. But do you think BPO can help the crisis affected market? Weve put together a White Paper regarding this issue: http://www.outsourcing-factory.com/en/stay-informed/white-papers/bpo-financial-crisis.html . Looking forward to hear your professional opinion on this topic.

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