Global vs. Regional Staffing Models in the Cloud Era

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Members of a channel programs team from a large, global software company sat across the table from me in a legitimate quandary. They were debating whether to continue to require their global system integrators (SIs) and IT outsourcers to have technical staff on the ground with local language skills in each and every country where the partner was authorized to sell the vendor’s software. It wasn’t a new topic to debate with such a group, but a new frame of mind on my part. The challenge for the partners involved, particularly the offshore India-based SIs? Massive expense and adminis (IT news)