General Electric in Latin America told Computer Weekly journalist Angelica Mari that it wants to use more countries for IT services and in the process reduce its reliance on India.
There is a lot of choice these days about where to offshore.
See Angelica’s article here.
Multisourcing is a trend in outsourcing at the moment with businesses using multiple suppliers. Multi-shoring is already a well used term so General Electrics’ strategy makes sense.
Multi-shoring will reduce risk and increase choice. Here is a story I wrote about it in April 2009.