Trends Report

French Service Firms Go Offshore Through Subsidiaries

March 30th, 2007
With contributors:
Andrew Parker , Onica King

Summary

After years of hesitation, French service providers are jumping on the offshore bandwagon by creating their own delivery centers in India, Central and Eastern Europe, and Morocco. However, French service providers remain cautious about acquiring services firms in remote locations, and they do not yet consider long-distance partnerships a viable option. IT services buyers — especially those in French-speaking regions — need to consider the new opportunities offered by these new offshore facilities owned by French providers, and evaluate whether they constitute a real step forward toward access to global delivery models.

Want to read the full report?

This report is available for individual purchase ($1495).

Forrester helps business and technology leaders use customer obsession to accelerate growth. That means empowering you to put the customer at the center of everything you do: your leadership strategy, and operations. Becoming a customer-obsessed organization requires change — it requires being bold. We give business and technology leaders the confidence to put bold into action, shaping and guiding how to navigate today's unprecedented change in order to succeed.