Outsourcing
In business, outsourcing involves the contracting out of a business process to another party (compare business process outsourcing). The term "outsourcing" dates back to at least 1981.Outsourcing som...
New App Turns Smartphones Into Worldwide Seismic Network
UC Berkeley scientists today are releasing a free Android app that taps a smartphone’s ability to record ground shaking from an earthquake, with the goal of creating a worldwide seismic detection netw...
Find the ungoogleable with crowdsourced search engine
Adding the human touch to web searches can handle vague, complex or visual questions that stump conventional search engines
Call center industry in the Philippines
Call centers began in the Philippines as plain providers of email response and managing services, these have industrial capabilities for almost all types of customer relations, ranging from travel ser...
New App Turns Smartphones Into Worldwide Seismic Network
UC Berkeley scientists today are releasing a free Android app that taps a smartphone’s ability to record ground shaking from an earthquake, with the goal of creating a worldwide seismic detection netw...
Programmers Guild
The Programmers Guild is an American non-profit corporation that advocates against corporate outsourcing, the H1-B visa program and related topics. The Guild was founded in 1998 by John Miano, a New J...
Girish Paranjpe
Girish Paranjpe is the managing director of Bloom Energy International. He was the former Joint CEO of Wipro’s IT Business and a Member of the Board of Wipro Limited. He jointly carried the overall re...
Service level objective
A service level objective (SLO) is a key element of a service level agreement (SLA) between a service provider and a customer. SLOs are agreed as a means of measuring the performance of the Service P...
Universal queue
Universal queue or UQ is a relatively advanced concept in contact center design whereby multiple communications channels (such as telephone, fax and email) are integrated into a single 'universal queu...
Government of Nova Scotia
The Government of Nova Scotia refers to the provincial government of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Its powers and structure are set out in the Constitution Act, 1867.In modern Canadian use, th...
Qualfon
Qualfon, Inc. is a global provider of call center, back-office, and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. Founded in 1995, Qualfon provides outsourcing services including call centers, customer...
The Dominion Bank
The Dominion Bank was a Canadian bank based in Toronto and incorporated in 1869 that merged on February 1, 1955 with the Bank of Toronto to form the Toronto-Dominion Bank.
In 1871, the Dominion ...
Managed VoIP Service
In computing, Managed VoIP Services (MVS) are, simply put, VoIP services that have been outsourced. A company providing such a service is a Managed VoIP Service Provider.Managed VoIP services can pro...
General Assembly of Nova Scotia
Each General Assembly of the legislature of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, consists of one or more sessions and comes to an end upon dissolution (or constitutionally by the effluxion of time — a...
List of Infosys Prize laureates

Recipients of the Infosys Prize
Tata Elxsi
Tata Elxsi Limited (BSE: 500408, NSE: TATAELXSI) is a subsidiary of the Tata Group and is headquartered in Bangalore. Tata Elxsi is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchan...
Extengineering
A trademark of Parallel Engineering, extengineering™ means "an extension of engineering resources." Used primarily in the telecommunications sector, the term denotes a business outsourcing model invo...
S. D. Shibulal
S. D. Shibulal (born in Alappuzha, India on March 1st 1955), better known as Shibulal, is an Indian business executive. He was the chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys, and one of ...
LEO (computer)
The LEO I (Lyons Electronic Office I) was the first computer used for commercial business applications. Overseen by Oliver Standingford, Raymond Thompson of J. Lyons and Co. and David Caminer, modelle...
Farmshoring
Farmshoring is the shifting of employment from abroad into rural communities across the United States. It is conceptually similar to onshoring (also referred to as domestic outsourcing) which can be ...
Infosys BPO Limited
Infosys BPO Limited (formerly Progeon Limited) is the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) subsidiary of Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY). It was established in April 2002. On March 31, 2014, it had 28,658 ...
Crowdreferencing
Crowdreferencing is the collective effort of individuals who, usually via the Internet, reference products and suppliers to help build a marketplace base, in exchange of a royalty limited in time on t...
IASO Backup
IASO Backup is a hybrid-cloud backup software solution created by IASO, a Dutch backup technology company developing cloud backup solutions for service providers targeting SMBs and enterprises.
Th...
Royal Bank of Canada
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC; French: Banque Royale du Canada), RBC Royal Bank or RBC Financial Group is the largest financial institution in Canada. The bank serves 18 million clients and has 8...
NetRom Software BV
NetRom Software BV is a Dutch nearshoring ICT company. Since 1998, NetRom Software develops, improves and supports business critical applications. In Craiova, Romania, NetRom develops software for bo...
Bombay Calling
Bombay Calling is a 2006 feature documentary film directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, Bombay Calling chronicles the lives of young call center w...