June 2009: ValueNotes made a presentation titled Offshoring in the publishing vertical. The session highlighted:
The challenges faced by the global publishing industry Offshoring market size by geography and their key characteristics
Factors driving offshoring
Types of services offshored by publishers
Service providers grouped on the basis of certain attributes
Revenue share by types of service providers, and typical services offered
Estimates of manpower in the publishing offshoring sector in India
The presentation also takes a detailed look at the segmental focus and geographical focus of Indian service providers and provides a comparative cluster analysis. Various trends in the publishing industry and emerging opportunities are also discussed.