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ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT) - Special Issue on the Internet and Outsourcing, Volume 7 Issue 3, August 2007

Guest editorial: The Internet and outsourcing
Amar Gupta, Satwiksai Seshasai
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/1275505.1275506

24-hour knowledge factory: Using Internet technology to leverage spatial and temporal separations
Amar Gupta, Satwik Seshasai
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/1275505.1275507

Several of the outsourcing endeavors of today will gradually converge to a hybrid outsourcing model that will involve a team spread across three or more strategically-located centers interconnected by Internet technology. White-collar...

The Internet's role in offshored services: A case study of India
Rafiq Dossani, Nathan Denny
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/1275505.1275508

Using India as a case study, this article analyzes how the Internet influenced its export-oriented software industry. We show that prior to the Internet, domestic entrepreneurship was the key factor for the industry's origin and growth. The...

Impact of Internet-based distributed monitoring systems on offshore sourcing of services
Ravi Aron, Siddarth Jayanty, Praveen Pathak
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/1275505.1275509

The use of Internet-based distributed monitoring systems has allowed firms to source services globally that were hitherto thought of as being too risky or complex to execute offshore. These systems enable buyers of such services (clients) to...

Preserving data privacy in outsourcing data aggregation services
Li Xiong, Subramanyam Chitti, Ling Liu
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/1275505.1275510

Advances in distributed service-oriented computing and Internet technology have formed a strong technology push for outsourcing and information sharing. There is an increasing need for organizations to share their data across organization...