Emerging Outsourcing Opportunities: South Korea
The South Korean market is unique. It is one of the largest, most sophisticated and mature markets in the Asia-Pacific region, but has some distinct nuances that make it its own standalone entity.
Ovum expects the IT services market to grow by around 7% in the period from 2013 to 2016, and the need to effectively service this growing market will rise, especially as local providers increasingly look outside their home market.
Features and Benefits
Assess and evaluate some of the key factors that need to be considered when looking to enter the South Korean IT services market.
Understand some of the pitfalls to be avoided and considerations at a macro and micro level that will support an investment decision.
Key Questions Answered
Even though South Korea's IT services market is worth $13bn, is it a market worth targeting?
Is the influence of the major chaebols' IT services arms so enveloping that it is hardly worth considering South Korea as an IT services market opportunity?
What macro level factors should be considered when considering the South Korean market? Are these changing?