Companies expressed frustration with the quality of work being provided, according to a survey, but most businesses still said they chose the cheapest outsourcing option instead of the best quality. Nearly all businesses - ninety-four percent - admitted that the focus on cost was increasing the likelihood of their projects failing.
Indian IT companies have started adding thousands of employees after a year of relatively flat growth. But the same can't be said for U.S. companies. [...] Three of India's biggest IT services firms... have alone added a total of 16,700 employees in the last quarter. The U.S. IT work force... has a lot of lost ground to cover as a result of the recession. Industry group TechServe Alliance... counted 3.81 million IT workers at the end of September, marking a net gain of about 11,000 jobs to the end of last month.