Bobby Varanasi

How SMEs and manufacturers can reap value from big data
New economy players from Socar Malaysia, Supahands and Amazon India share how tech has transformed the playing field.
What’s Next 2016: Focus on SEA’s basic needs, forget Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs in South-East Asia should stop looking at Silicon Valley trends and instead focus on fulfilling the basic needs of people in this region, said one of the panellists at Digital News Asia’s What’s Next 2016 conference last week.
What’s Next 2016: GBS/ outsourcing icon Bobby Varanasi comes on board
The latest speaker to join the stellar cast at the What’s Next conference, Bobby Varanasi, contends that disruption isn’t about or because of technology, writes Karamjit Singh.
‘Shell shocked’ or timely call to action?
The impact of a new trend in outsourcing, Global Business Services, could hit Malaysia hard if it does not show the ability to move up the value chain in the outsourcing sector, with Shell Malaysia’s decision to move an estimated 700 jobs to India.
Malaysia’s SSO industry must shift focus from cost to growth
Malaysia's outsourcing industry must cease its rhetoric of cost-based competition and country comparisons for it to move on to the next level, an expert said.
Disrupt: Outsourcing players just not hungry enough
The lack hunger displayed by our outsourcing companies comes against a backdrop of a very supportive government which has done a lot for the sector, writes Karamjit Singh.
Disrupt: Outsourcing in Malaysia still in ‘slave-master’ mindset
Malaysia is in danger of missing the outsourcing boat, if it hasn’t already, because it is still stuck in the ‘slave-master’ model which defined the early stage of the industry, an expert said at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.
Outsourcing #Fail: Will Disrupt have the answers?
Today’s DNA-TeAM Disrupt on 'Outsourcing: Has Malaysia Missed the Wave?' will attempt to explore some of the reasons for the sector failing to hit its potential.
Same challenge for Malaysian outsourcing
With ‘Jobs, Jobs and Jobs’ being a top of mind issue with American voters, it was no surprise that US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney trained their guns on the outsourcing of jobs by profit-at-all-costs US companies. Karamjit Singh looks at whether the US election will affect Malaysia’s positioning as an outsourced destination.
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