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Protectionism and outsourcing: Brace for impact

An article on CIO.com featuring Dave Brown, KPMG's Global Lead for the Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory practice.


The new U.S. administration has made it clear that protectionist policies and immigration reform are important priorities. As a result, organizations dealing with strategies regarding the use of offshore resources have been carefully watching what transpires, from campaign promises and press conferences to the President’s tweets.

The question is, what do these potential policy changes mean for organizations using third-party services, particularly third-party offshore service providers? What are some of the fundamental things they should be thinking about as they try to plot out what they should be doing over the next 6-18 months?

Read the article to discover three important areas that organizations should investigate and be aware of as they develop their outsourcing strategies and policies.


Read the articles on CIO.com

Protectionism and outsourcing: Brace for impact

Read the second article in this series:
Offshore and Immigrant Labor: A Protectionism Conundrum

Related insight

More from Dave Brown dealing with the Trump administration's potential immigration policies related to global sourcing, outsourcing contracts, and captive shared services:

How might the Trump administration affect the outsourcing industry?

Captive shared services: What you can do now to be prepared for the Trump administration’s policies