Brij Singh has some of the quotes from the conference:
Cost of running offshore site in Spain is only 8% higher as compared to India – Virmani (Global Partner – Accenture)
Best introduction (received big applause for this) – “I am Craig Newmark, customer service rep and founder , Craigslist”
“I don’t believe in low-end, high-end distinction. TCS was doing pure body shopping and now they are a multi-billion consulting giant” – PV Kannan, CEO 24/7 Customer
Some other tidbits , don’t remember who said what !
Online bill payment growth number is about to hit hockey stick growth – Billeo CEO
Most of the Internet emerging startups are using Google adsense to pay their bills. Atleast Fatlens, Billeo and Technorati acknowledged that.
What metrics to show to board members ? CTR, Conversion, Impressions, LTV , Irrational Exuberance (Ok I added the last one !)
New catch phrase for all outsourcers – Business Transformation. Expect IBM to trademark eTransformers or maybe bTransformers.
80% of the world cannot afford HP products. This realization started HP’s initiative to capture bottom of the pyramid. Hence e-inclusion type projects.