The financial services sector is a hotspot for outsourcing at the moment. Within this sector Insurance companies readying themselves for major outsourcing deals.
Apparently there is as much activity in the Insurance space as there is in banking, which is a lot.
I am told Insurance companies are expecting a lot of mergers and acquisitions. The best way to avoid shareholders voting to sell to a competitor is to be lean and fit for recovery and not fat and unfit.
One of the best ways to become lean and mean is to outsource.