News and Events

Beyond manufacturing: How to attract IT & BPO services to your area

April, 2014

Amrita Joshi, Ahilia's CEO, will be speaking at the CALED's 34th Annual Training Conference, April 7-9 - Sacramento. During her session "Beyond Manufacturing: How to Attract IT & BPO Services to your Area" (Tues 4/8 @ 3:30pm), Amrita will give an overview of the IT & BPO services industry, and explain why US government agencies should invest in this industry as a catalyst for solid and efficient job creation. Amrita will offer insights on service provider and shared service center selection criteria and how EDAs can position themselves as attractive locations to the knowledge services industry.

Time for U.S. Government to Invest in IT and BPO Domestic Sourcing

December, 2013

In this article, Ahilia's CEO Amrita T. Joshi explains how the US government should invest in growing the knowledge services industry in the United States for short and long-term job creation. After looking into why this industry has been overlooked by most government agencies, Amrita will offer a compelling case for IT and BPO as catalyst for solid and efficient job creation and ultimately why it should be part of any economic development initiative.

Shoreline in Sight

September 25, 2013

Momentum 2013 continues to receive coverage this time from Site Selection. “Shoreline in Site” highlights continuing buildup of evidence surrounding the domestic sourcing of BPO and IT services here in the United States in addition to covering highlights from the conference.

Domestic Sourcing Industry Tries to Recapture Lost Momentum

September 24, 2013

Momentum 2013 conference and its line-up of speakers receive extensive coverage from Nearshore Americas. Amrita Joshi, Ahilia CEO, is quoted in the article; she discusses the domestic sourcing community and the need for an organization to promote U.S. outsourcing.

Momentum 2013 Showcases Case Studies from Leading Companies

September 4, 2013

Ahilia Inc. announces all-star lineup at Momentum 2013 including Amway, Hudson's Bay Company and IBM. Speakers from these companies will showcase successful U.S. domestic sourcing of IT and BPO services.

US-Based Outsourcing Firms Gain Favour

July 8, 2013

Ahilia CEO, Amrita T. Joshi, is quoted in LiveMint's recent article discussing the ongoing trend of IT services coming back to low cost and rural communities with an educated workforce and competitive prices. It is not only pure domestic players, but offshore companies who are setting up delivery centers within the U.S. to better serve their clientele.

MOMENTUM 2013 Inaugural Conference for U.S. Domestic Sourcing

June 18, 2013

Ahilia Inc. announces Momentum 2013, the inaugural conference solely dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing of IT and BPO services. The conference, which will be held September 10-11, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel, features leading policy, analyst and IT and BPO executive experts who will provide insights, trend analysis and real-world use cases of domestic sourcing in action.

Ahilia Survey Report Now Available for Download!

February 27, 2013

Results from the premier annual spend report, How IT & BPO Service Providers are Spending Their Marketing Dollars, is available for download. An in depth analysis of ITO & BPO companies’ 2012 marketing budgets and where they plan to spend their marketing dollars in 2013. Useful for company executives and marketing professionals, this report will help you understand how your marketing budget compares to your peers and help you justify your marketing spend to your stakeholders.

The USDA's Quest to Boost the Economies of Middle America

November 27, 2012

Published byline from Ahilia Director, Juliana Gidwani, discusses the USDA's progression towards promoting rural America as a competitive destination for BPO and IT outsourcing. In addition to generating economic activity closer to home, an increasingly large number of organizations are realizing cost savings, lower turnover rates, proximity to customers, and cultural affinity in adding a domestic location to their global sourcing portfolio.

Understanding Onshore and its Benefits

The Outsourcing Institute, November 8, 2012

Listen to Ahilia CEO, Amrita Joshi, speak at The Outsourcing Institute's webinar, Understanding Onshore and its Benefits. Along with John Williams from Collaborative Consulting, Amrita will discuss what is onshoring (or domestic sourcing) including its benefits and challenges, why this model has taken off in the past 5 years, and how it can be incorporated into a global delivery portfolio.

Ahilia Lunches Company Blog, The Queen's Court

October 3, 2012

I am thrilled to announce the launch of company blog, The Queen's court. Similar to any royal court, The Queen's Court will function as a communal forum to stimulate discussion of opinions and latest trends for all things marketing, outsourcing, and technology. our latest blog post, written Juliana Gidwani, is on the topic of creativity and technology.

Ahilia Opens First International Office in Bangalore, India

May 31, 2012

Ahilia expands its operations by opening its newest office in Bangalore, India. Thanks to its new location, Ahilia Marketing Ltd. will service its growing global clientele as well as the indian market directly. Currently the Bangalore office will focus on delivering graphic design, digital media,and website development. Arup Dey, Ahilia's Creative Director, will take the position of Managing Director in India. For more pictures, check out Facebook Album.

Exploring Domestic Sourcing in North Texas

May 17 - 18, 2012

Read about the North Texas event that we organized with TechAmerica Foundation as part of the Domestic Sourcing initiative the USDA is promoting. Ahilia CEO, Amrita T. Joshi outlines her observations and interactions at the dynamic event as well as next steps on how domestic sourcing can gain momentum in the global services arena.

Incorporating US Domestic Locations into Your Global Outsourcing Delivery Strategy

TechAmerica, April 17, 2012

Ahilia Director, Juliana Gidwani, moderates TechAmerica?s final installment of the Low Cost Domestic Sourcing webinar series. Eric Simonson, Managing Partner at the Everest Group and Steve Ogilvie, Executive VP of Healthcare Payer Services at Firstsource Solutions USA will be discussing how the U.S. can be an attractive global sourcing destination that can be part of your global delivery strategy.

B2B Executive Summit

March 5 - 7, 2012

CEO, Amrita Tahiliani Joshi speaks at Geehan?s B2B Executive Summit in Coconut Grove, FL. an annual event reserved exclusively for business and marketing executives. The summit provides knowledge and guidance to help plan for strategic growth. Amrita discusses one of her key take aways from the summit in a short article on the role of marketing within an organization.

Low Cost Domestic Sourcing 101,A Primer on the what, Where and how

TechAmerica, Nov 08, 2011

CEO, Amrita Joshi, will speak at the USDA TechAmerica webinar with Matthew Kazmierczak, Senior Vice President and Director of TechAmerica on November 8, 2011 at 9am PST. This webinar will cover the various aspects of low cost domestic (LCD) sourcing: typical pros and cons, common locations and factors that should be considered in choosing a location, and how the LCD model can effectively be applied to yield desired results.

Mid-Markets to Marathon: The State of HR Outsourcing

The Outsourcing Institute, October 18, 2011

Amrita Joshi discusses the future of HR with Michael Sternklar, COO and Business Leader for Mercer?s Outsourcing business. They consult the shift in the outsourcing industry concerning the increasing demand from middle market companies, the main concerns and expectations that enterprises have for service providers, and what service providers can do to get ahead in the industry.

The Cult of Sloppy Marketing: Bits from Nasscom

WSJ Blogs, February 12, 2010

Amrita Joshi comments on how I.T. companies keep marketing as a low priority instead of using it as a strategic business function. Marketing is not just the face or rememberable logo, its messaging and catch phrases; it needs to be representative of the company and what they are about.