Your laptop was Made in China. Will your IT Services be?
Conclusion: In 2011 Chinese based IT services providers will start to appear in the Australian IT marketplace. Clearly, their impact will be modest at first, although for certain organisations, there is the potential to benefit from engagement.
While they use Indian based firms as benchmarks, Chinese firms are significantly different from the Indian based services providers. Despite sharing the same offshoring based model, Chinese firms are more engineering focused and significantly less mature. You must be aware that engagement of Chinese providers will have specific engagement benefits and challenges.