"It has been our experience that when companies redeploy business operations and achieve a 15% to 20% annual cost reduction, the financial payback period is attractive. This is before any…

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WDGC at Southern New Mexico Familiarization Tour Event New Mexico Partnership, a statewide partnership of local and regional economic development groups, held the familiarization event in Ruidoso, NM. The focus…

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“Dennis Donovan says he’s seeing more 'second-stage' technology companies choosing to leave the Bay Area altogether, many of them opting for Reno, Nevada, and other Mountain West cities like Denver,…

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Nearshore Site Selection “Colombia has the approach to attracting BPO and IT operations down to a science. In addition, English is taught throughout public education and is becoming more prevalent…

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“The long global distribution supply chains are costly,” says WDG Consulting’s Donovan. “So we are finding there is more regional manufacturing, operations and distribution, and most of this is due…

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"The number one concern across every industry is the ability to find qualified labor,” explains Dennis Donovan, principal, WDG Consulting. “The shortage is pervasive and extends to all positions in…

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"Since the submission of the RFP responses for Amazon’s HQ2 in October, there has been much speculation as to the best locales to accommodate this higher-than-normal human resources project. Per…

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