India’s IT sector must expand its knowledge base to fully meet the surge in demand for biostatistics says Alticure Research.
India faces ‘talent crunch’ in BPO sector; ASSOCHAM
Soaring attrition in the Indian BPO sector is causing a ‘talent crunch’ with implications for the nascent pharma industry.
Lilly chooses Cognizant to deliver commercial operations
Cognizant will provide Eli Lilly with end-to-end IT services as part of a multi-year deal to help make Lilly’s US sales and marketing operations more effective, efficient and innovative.
ACS buys TMS to boost communication & trial services
ACS has expanded beyond biopharm BPO services through the acquisition of TMS Health, a provider of support for clinical trials and DTC advertising.
Satyam wins 5 year GSK extension
The business process outsourcing (BPO) unit of Indian IT services firm Mahindra Satyam has had its contract with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) renewed for another five years.
Pharma outsourcing: people on the move
Outsourcing-Pharma.com presents its periodic round-up of executive appointments in the contract services sector.
Pharma industry to drive next IT outsourcing wave
2008 will be a year for both challenges and opportunities in
outsourcing, according to Indian IT and business process
outsourcing (BPO) services advisory firm Tholons.
Eisai inks Japan's first major India data deal
Japan's Eisai has inked a deal with Accenture to have it provide it
with global clinical data management services from India, and
becomes the first big Japanese pharma firm to take such a step.
ACS inks $130m IT contract with Allergan
Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) is on the receiving end of
Allergan's decision to outsource its IT functions, inking a $130m
contract with the specialty pharma firm.
Tata bags major BPO deal with Roche
Indian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has bagged its
second high profile pharma outsourcing deal this year with a new
multi-year contract with Swiss drug maker Roche.
IT infrastructure most lucrative to outsource
IT infrastructure is the most lucrative IT function to outsource,
according to new research.
GSK moves data management to India
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced plans to outsource all its data
management and medical trial and regulatory reporting functions to
India in a deal said to be worth over £10m (€14.7m).
GSK hands out $171m BPO contract
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has decided to consolidate all its human
resources business process outsourcing (BPO) services under the one
umbrella in a contract valued at $171m (€131m).
Novartis forms BPO pact with Genpact
Swiss giant drugmaker Novartis has signed a contract deal with
services provider Genpact to outsource some of its business
processes to India.
India first choice for knowledge process outsourcing
India is the first choice for foreign companies looking to offshore
their knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) activities and future
growth will be fuelled by the pharma market, according to a new