Tag Archives: outsourcing

Are Boeing’s Dreamliner issues the fault of outsourcing?

The Boeing Dreamliner battery issue that is still grounding its planes is being dissected from many angles, even as the root cause is still unknown and corrective action cannot be taken yet. Many have been delving into the battery issue …

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Supplier Price Increases – Get Creative (Part 1)

In my last post, 9 Ways to Fight a Supplier Price Increase, I listed approaches to handling a supplier price increase. These involved pushing back.  These days, commodity prices may be at the heart of increases. They can be …

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If you thought outsourcing was just for purchasing geeks, now appearing in your living room….

I couldn’t resist making a few comments about the new show on NBC, “Outsourced” which aired last week. For those of you who haven’t heard of it or seen it, the show is about a call center in the U.S. …

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The Perils of Outsourcing Space Exploration

If you didn’t think space exploration was dangerous enough, here’s something else to worry about. NASA has been looking into outsourcing parts of the space exploration program to outside suppliers, reasoning that this is the best way to speed up …

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