- Published on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 12:13
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Sri Lanka which has become a preferred outsourcing destination is looking to gather momentum.
In the recently released A T Kearney’s Global Services Locations Index Sri Lanka has been ranked on the 21st position. It also has ranked Sri Lanka as the 5th in terms of financial attractiveness ahead of countries such as India and China.
Within the top 30 outsourcing destinations in the world Sri Lanka has been ranked 9th within the Asia Pacific countries. Meanwhile, a recent IBM survey has ranked Sri Lanka as 12th in the top ranking destinations in their global locations trends report.
The Global Services magazine that performs annual outsourcing industry analysis globally has ranked Sri Lanka amongst the top 10 emerging global destinations.
SLASSCOM (Sri Lankan Association of Software and Service Companies), the over-arching body that acts as the catalyst to grow the Sri Lankan IT and BPO industry says that Sri Lanka is to become a 1 billion US dollar earner by 2015.
It says that one of the key obstacles that Sri Lanka needs to overcome in this regard is building of the Human Resource Capability to take on the BPO related work (Capacity Building Program). (niz).