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How to Assess Cities in India for Your IT Outsourcing Needs

Published: 18 December 2009

ID: G00172173

Analyst(s): Arup Roy , Partha Iyengar


The Indian IT ecosystem is expanding beyond the leading cities that have been the dominant locations. We explore the factors that will allow companies to increasingly leverage these upcoming Indian cities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Three Tiers of Cities
    • Tier 1 Cities
    • Tier 2 Cities
    • Tier 3 Cities
  • Evaluation Factors
    • Infrastructure
    • Access
    • Skills
    • Cost of Living
    • Political Support
    • Quality of Life
    • Expatriate "Index"
    • Service-Line Capabilities
  • Inhibitors and Drivers
  • Rating of Cities
  • Recommendations
  • Bottom Line
  • Tactical Guidelines

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