CPG/Retail

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China – Part 2 | Article

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China – Part 2 | Article

The entire value chain for consumer products sourced or manufactured in Asia has become increasingly interconnected and mutually reliant—ownership of physical manufacturing assets and intellectual property rights has become more ambiguous and contentious. With ambiguity over ownership and rights to manufacturing assets, customers lose the key leverage of mobility. While brand companies were able to […]

The Mobility Phenomenon: The Megatrend that’s Changing Everything | Article

The Mobility Phenomenon: The Megatrend that’s Changing Everything | Article

Can you even remember what it was like to have to be in a “place” to make a call? When a flat tire meant a search for a pay phone? When email was something that accumulated between Friday and Monday, until the office computer was powered back on? It’s hard to believe that when the […]

Why Analytics Is So Important Today and the Eleven Trends Impacting It | Article

Why Analytics Is So Important Today and the Eleven Trends Impacting It | Article

Outsourcing providers have been offering their clients analytics services for at least 15 years. “But today the interest in analytics is completely unprecedented,” reports Pankaj Kulshreshtha, senior vice president, analytics and research at Genpact. Earlier, clients only considered a few specialized functions were appropriate for the ‘quants’; today it’s all functions, he notes. “Procurement, marketing […]

Under the Radar: A Look at the Oft-Overshadowed ITO Trends for 2012 | Article

Under the Radar: A Look at the Oft-Overshadowed ITO Trends for 2012 | Article

If ITO were a movie, Cloud, analytics and mobility would be the headliners. Although this trendsetting triad is having a dramatic impact on how services are consumed and how companies operate, a number of other significant trends are emerging in the ITO space. This article focuses on those unsung heroes and the impact they’ll have […]

The Retail Revolution: Big Changes in Store for 2012 | Article

The Retail Revolution: Big Changes in Store for 2012 | Article

The past few years have not been kind to retailers. Sluggish economies, shrinking margins and a more cost-conscious consumer have taken their proverbial toll. “We’ve seen retail sales increase by 5 percent to 6 percent, yet profits declined from 3.5 percent to 2 percent.  So, even though stores are selling more, they’re making less,” explained […]

Data Center Economics: Analyzing Challenges and Opportunities | White Paper

Data Center Economics: Analyzing Challenges and Opportunities | White Paper

Data continues to proliferate across all industries, making it necessary for organizations of all types to optimize their data center operations and develop data center management strategies in order to operate efficiently, remain competitive and successfully leverage their data. Read this white paper to learn how and why today’s organizations are currently approaching data center […]

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China — Part 1

The Evolving Product Sourcing Value Chain in China — Part 1

The product supply chain from China is not what it used to be. Over the past 20 years, Chinese consumer-product manufacturers have become increasingly sophisticated and capable of taking on more “value-adding” tasks or segments of the product creation supply chain and have moved from mere manufacturers to multi-functional suppliers. In doing so, they have […]

NIIT Technologies Inc – global IT services company | Service Provider

NIIT Technologies Inc – global IT services company | Service Provider

NIIT Technologies Inc is a publicly held global IT services company operating in 14 countries and certified at highest process and security levels. It focuses on Insurance, Travel, Logistics & Hospitality, Financial Services, Media and Healthcare in North America. It is ranked as the third best outsourcer in the world by Data monitor Black Book […]

Understanding Your Application’s “Personality” Can Help You Make Better IT Decisions | Article

Understanding Your Application’s “Personality” Can Help You Make Better IT Decisions | Article

Applications have personalities? Yes, they do, according to HP Distinguished Technologist, E.G. Nadhan. Nadhan is the Lead Technologist for Global Strategic Capabilities within HP and the Chief Architect for HP’s Applications Process and Tools Framework. Nadhan explains that as HP helps its customers manage their applications, it is important to help the IT executives categorize […]

eSeminar: Outsourcing in the banking industry is stuck in the 90s | Event

eSeminar: Outsourcing in the banking industry is stuck in the 90s | Event

The general IT outsourcing marketplace has matured rapidly over the past 15 years. Unfortunately, outsourcing of lending and other core banking systems have not matured in the same fashion. Alsbridge will host a complimentary eSeminar from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CT), on Thursday, October 6th, to provide important […]

HP Enterprise Services – Bringing it All Together to Transform and Grow in a Changing World | Service Provider

HP Enterprise Services – Bringing it All Together to Transform and Grow in a Changing World | Service Provider

HP Enterprise Services provides infrastructure technology outsourcing services, applications services, and industry services, including business process outsourcing. We leverage the breadth of the HP portfolio and our Best Shore® delivery strategy to offer comprehensive IT services to more than 1,000 business and government clients in 90 countries. With our commitment to innovation, HP is driving […]

Books-A-Million Outsources Telecom Expense Management to Save Money, Make Better Decisions and Keep Vendors Honest | Article

Books-A-Million Outsources Telecom Expense Management to Save Money, Make Better Decisions and Keep Vendors Honest | Article

Hello. Are you paying your cell phone or landline provider too much? With the bills today so complex, how do you really know? The difficulty becomes geometrically more challenging for corporations with thousands of phone lines, data lines, switches, cell phones and tablets for which it now must pay. “The current economy is forcing many […]

Systems In Motion – Domestic Outsourcing | Service Provider

Systems In Motion – Domestic Outsourcing | Service Provider

Systems In Motion offers business solutions and technology outsourcing services in a unique ‘onshore’ service delivery model. Our delivery model combines onshore delivery centers in US mid-west locations, tightly coupled consulting & delivery expertise, and agile development processes. This ensures efficient, collaborative development and management of technology that is tightly integrated with your internal business […]

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 1 | Article

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 1 | Article

Ritesh Idnani is the chief operating officer of Infosys BPO and one of the 15 members of the executive leadership team at the Infosys group of companies. He successfully helped scale Infosys’s BPO business from $43 million in FY 2005 to $427 million in FY 2011. Based in New York City, Idnani focuses on managing […]

Genpact Focuses on Cash Flow and Balance Sheet to Provide Consistent Business Impact | Article

Genpact Focuses on Cash Flow and Balance Sheet to Provide Consistent Business Impact | Article

Outsourcing Excellence Award – Service Provider Excellence Award: Most Consistent Business Impact: Genpact “Genpact and the bank’s relationship has really matured over the last couple of years and we are truly partnering to achieve the right outcomes for our business and customers.” – Top Four Australia Bank Criteria: The service provider had to: 1. Consistently […]

Four Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to the Cloud | Article

Four Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to the Cloud | Article

The existing technology market is being destroyed to make way for the new cloud services world. Cloud providers, leveraging virtualization, automation and their investments in infrastructure can provide a dizzying array of IT services from 30-75 percent cheaper than traditional IT providers. And they can do this using a variety of delivery models. That makes […]