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The wonderful world of outsourcing is about to get a little bit smaller after Indian tech giants Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Satyam announced their intention to merge, creating India’s fifth-largest IT and outsourcing group by revenues. In reality it is Tech Mahindra in the driving seat, as the outsourcing giant bought a …

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Anonymous Coward

The bigger they get, the more unwieldy they become.

The more jobs WE lose.

The less customer care it brings.

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Boffin

What's the difference...

... between a ton of sand and a ton of outsourced IT workers?

(a) You can't load sand with a pitchfork.

(b) The sand can be used to make something useful in the computer industry.

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This is the country that can't build anything of their own all they do is copy our stuff and do it cheaper. This is the country that still makes a car thats over 50 years old ! . They read from a script they know nothing beyond it ! , I spent over 20 minutes once working for BT explaining what a gas pipe is !. The sooner people and companies realise that they are providing poor service , crap software the better..

You pay peanuts you get monkeys ...

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Mushroom

Re: "This is the country"

You think that India, with over a billion population, is just one big script-reading call centre?

OK. Keep your eyes and ear shut ...while companies like Tata continue to buy up all /your/ industry.

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Unhappy

Re: "This is the country"

Unfortunately not they can write code too. But how do you compete with a country that pays its programmers about 1000 pounds a year ! they're already infilitrating linkedin etc etc with their adverts poaching working from us. Having dealt with the software that they write most of the time it needs rewriting because its crap.

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Anonymous Coward

Re: "This is the country"

> Unfortunately not they can write code too

You hit the nail right on the head, Yoda.

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Outsourcing is bad

They will still get away with bringing in cheap staff under the Visa Scheme..

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