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CECS Graduate, Dr. Tarek El-Sadany, Advises Egyptian Government on IT outsourcing

CECS Graduate, Dr. Tarek El-Sadany, Advises Egyptian Government on IT outsourcing

Egypt's pyramids (Associated Press)

Egypt seems like an unlikely place for Western companies to send tech work and open call centers, but Tarek El-Sadany, a government official in charge of helping to grow the country’s information-technology industry, says that the country is well positioned to do these tasks—literally. Egypt is only two hours off of Greenwich Mean Time, so daytime there corresponds nicely with the European workday. For U.S. companies committed to outsourcing, Egypt can be a hop between the U.S. and India.

Article courtesy of Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/02/27/egypt-land-of-pyramids-the-sphinx%e2%80%a6and-outsourcing/

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