Dutch Archives - Abacus Yellow

18 Mar 2018

Cross culture is the unspoken issue in many a  global collaboration. When global conglomerates seek out Indian talent to work with them, a lot of attention is focused on quality of work and cost arbitrage. But there is one important aspect that gets left out. Here's an example. A large Dutch financial organisation is seeking to outsource its IT business to a large multinational...

05 Apr 2017

When we (my colleague and I) walk into the room, the atmosphere is uncomfortable. Or rather it’s a ‘forced’ comfortable: being professional because you must. A team of about 25 people are part of the workshop that two of us will be facilitating. Nothing new about it, except that this is a team that has never worked together before. It’s a team that comes from two countries. And it’s a...