CPG/Retail

Infosys Limited- Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise | Service Provider

Infosys Limited- Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise | Service Provider

Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) was started in 1981 by seven young, dynamic minds with $250. We pioneered the Global Delivery Model (GDM), based on the principle of taking work to locations where talent is available and that make economic sense with the least acceptable risk. Today, we are a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing, […]

Analytics-as-a-Service: Shaping The Next Big Future IT Infrastructure Trend | Article

Analytics-as-a-Service: Shaping The Next Big Future IT Infrastructure Trend | Article

We’ve seen how data can deliver insights in the hands of people like Hans Rosling who has been listed amongst the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012 by Time magazine. Rosling has shown the history of 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 data points. He presents data with the urgency of […]

What is Outsourcing? It’s Our Past, Present and Future | Article

What is Outsourcing? It’s Our Past, Present and Future | Article

Outsourcing is not a new or alien phenomenon. Almost every organization outsources some aspect of its business. A paint company may outsource the manufacture of its paint cans; a mobile network may outsource its billing activity; a hospital may outsource medical waste disposal; an auto manufacturer may outsource servicing; and an IT company may outsource […]

The New Mating Rituals of Consumer Goods Companies and the Buyers They Want to Attract

The New Mating Rituals of Consumer Goods Companies and the Buyers They Want to Attract

WIPRO VOICE: There was a time when brand recognition was a consumer product’s best friend. A pretty package and eye-level shelf placement, coupled with some targeted print campaigns or clever TV ads, and you had it made. Whether you sold fashion or food, golf clubs or barbeque grills, the right combination of product, price, promotion […]

Putting the Spark Back into Applications Outsourcing Relationships | Article

Putting the Spark Back into Applications Outsourcing Relationships | Article

It can happen in almost any relationship. You’re happy enough, but as the years go by, you get a little restless. All of a sudden, you’re asking yourself, “is this really all there is?” Well, that’s exactly what’s happening with applications outsourcing. While it’s true, there are some wide-eyed newbies still enamored by the efficiencies […]

Outsourcing Enterprise’s BYOD Adoption to Improve Chances of Success

Outsourcing Enterprise’s BYOD Adoption to Improve Chances of Success

Are you at work? Check the mobile phone you are using. If you are in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, chances are your company has allowed you to bring your own smart phone to work. The results of a recent survey of the region released by Aruba Networks (NASDAQ: ARUN) suggests that […]

Transforming Supply Chain Management with RFID

Transforming Supply Chain Management with RFID

Some years ago, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) was going to power supply chain systems to the next level. Retailers like Target, Metro Cash & Carry and Walmart adopted it, only to discover that there were several challenges. Integration with SCM was one—tracking everything down to the last part/unit using RFID was turning out to not […]

Mobility Shifting the Wave from Brand-centric to Customer-centric Retailing

Mobility Shifting the Wave from Brand-centric to Customer-centric Retailing

Two things are of key importance in the retail industry today: margins and customer loyalty. While better sourcing, operational efficiencies and market penetration can check margins, the answers to improving loyalty or even maintaining them are complex. Retailers are increasingly being forced towards tactical solutions, rewarding customers with “money-off” deals. Much of the concept of […]

“Let’s Go Shopping:” New Mobility Strategies Entice Consumers Back Into Physical Stores | Article

“Let’s Go Shopping:” New Mobility Strategies Entice Consumers Back Into Physical Stores | Article

“Let’s Go Shopping:” New Mobility Strategies Entice Consumers Back Into Physical Stores Why go to a store when you can purchase online? Thanks to innovative mobility strategies, consumers will soon have plenty of reasons. Instead of focusing efforts on lackluster mCommerce, retailers are now looking at mobility solutions as a means to enhance their customers’ […]

Mobility’s Coming of Age: All Grown Up and Changing Business for the Better

Mobility’s Coming of Age: All Grown Up and Changing Business for the Better

Before cloud, mobility was in its infancy—a means of obtaining email, calendar and contacts on the go. People who relied on desktop computers for communication were unchained. For salespeople, this was awesome. But, for the rest of us, the business apps we needed required too much processing power to travel with us. Then, along came […]

Business Applications Get the “Cool” Factor

Business Applications Get the “Cool” Factor

Admit it. We all loved getting emails on our Blackberries when mobility first burst on the scene. And back in the day (maybe four years ago), most of us thought of our smartphones as portable computer Mini Me’s, giving us things like mobile banking, mCommerce and a means to book a reservation or check for […]

BancTec – iBPO – The Smarter Way to Outsource | Service Provider

BancTec – iBPO – The Smarter Way to Outsource | Service Provider

BancTec is a global leader in business process outsourcing (BPO), providing financial transaction automation and document management services for organizations seeking to drive efficiency in their financial and back-office processes. Headquartered in Dallas with clients in 50 countries, BancTec leverages its proprietary IP and deep expertise to deliver flexible, focused solutions across the financial services, […]

An RPO Provider Finds Quality Hires and Manages the Brand For an AustralianTelecom | Article

An RPO Provider Finds Quality Hires and Manages the Brand For an AustralianTelecom | Article

16th Annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards – Most Flexible: Telstra and Talent2 “Talk about flexibility. This engagement was all about constant change. Talent2 will do almost anything!” Josephine Thompson, head of resourcing for Telstra Definition: Both parties demonstrated the ability to be flexible, especially when facing challenges. They made decisions that reflected what’s best for the […]

Transforming an Antiquated Billing Process in Three Easy Steps | Article

Transforming an Antiquated Billing Process in Three Easy Steps | Article

Deciding to outsource can be a tough decision for many companies. PUMA, the sport lifestyle company, had strong evidence it was time to stop doing things in house: A customer told the billing department he hated PUMA’s invoices. “The customer sent us a letter telling us whoever designed our invoices should be fired. We realized […]

Redefining Retail: Engaging Consumers in a Multi-Channel World | Article

Redefining Retail: Engaging Consumers in a Multi-Channel World | Article

Wipro Voice: A Discussion with Bhanumurthy B.M., Chief Business Operations Officer, Wipro Technologies. Although retailers were not the first industry group to embrace the outsourcing or right shore models, they’re now engaging these options with all the gusto of a camped-out shopper on Black Friday. The driver? Technology. The great competitive advantage in the new […]

What Should You Worry About When Moving to the Cloud? | Article

What Should You Worry About When Moving to the Cloud? | Article

Wipro Voice: Discusses How to manage information assets while moving from an In-House model to the Cloud Today’s enterprise is no longer confined to the four walls of its corporate campus. Growing emphasis on collaboration, efficiency and innovation is changing the behavior of today’s enterprise; this change is impacting the IT landscape as well. As […]