The government of the Philippines through its Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) conducted the second Philippine Impact Sourcing Conference (PISCON) in Cebu 3rd and 4th of May 2018. Karsten Eskelund participated at the conference, read his report at Development Implications of Digital Economies (DIODE) Strategic Research Network.
Karsten Eskelund is a doctoral researcher at the University of Manchester and a senior advisor at leading Norwegian sourcing advisory company Infocom Group. He has more than 20 years of experience from the global IT-industry and have lived in countries like Norway, India and the Philippines. His main interest is on how to get people across the globe to work together in a best possible way. In his research, he focuses on what impact IT-enabled jobs have on people who would otherwise be left out of the job market.