Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

November 19, 2007 06:30 ET

ADVISORY: Board of Trade Technology Innovators Breakfast

Panel to discuss pros and cons of options for outsourcing software development - offshore vs. local. vs. near shore

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2007) - With more companies outsourcing their software development, the debate is growing over the best location for outside developers - offshore, local or near shore?

Join the discussion, moderated by John Simke, Chair of the Centre for Outsourcing Research and Education, at this special edition of the Toronto Board of Trade's popular Technology Innovators Breakfast series.

An expert panel, including Ashim Khemani, Chair & CEO of AON Consulting Inc., Todd Furniss, Global COO of Everest, Deepak Thussu, Vice President of Fujitsu Consulting, and Wayne Ingram, Systems Integration and Technology Managing Director of Accenture Canada, will provide perspectives from the client, supplier, and advisor communities.

Following the discussion will be a presentation of one of DemoCamp14's top demos, Zoomii by Chris Thiessen.

Tickets are available via the Toronto Board of Trade Events Department at 416 439 4143, or on-line at www.bot.com/events.

Date: November 20, 2007

Time: Presentations approx. 8:00 a.m.
(Breakfast/networking begins at 7:30 a.m.)

Place: Toronto Board of Trade Downtown Centre,
First Canadian Place, 4th Floor

NOTES FOR MEDIA: Event is open to all accredited media. Media feed will be available. Please arrive before 8:00 a.m. for set-up.
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Contact Information

  • Glen Stone, Public Affairs Director, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4565
    Secondary Phone: 416-998-9458
    E-mail: gstone@bot.com