Financial Services & Insurance

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing Part 2 | Article

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing Part 2 | Article

In part 2 of this series, we’ll discuss common problems in tooling as well as tooling in the real world and the importance of comprehensive, enforceable tooling arrangements.   Part 1 defines tooling as part of the integrated outsourcing process as well as tooling financing and ownership. As a result of globalization and the ability […]

The Top 10 Hardest To Fill Jobs Globally and the Reasons for the Disconnect in Times of High Unemployment | Article

The Top 10 Hardest To Fill Jobs Globally and the Reasons for the Disconnect in Times of High Unemployment | Article

Listen to the political rhetoric in the current U.S. presidential campaign and you would think offshoring is the key reason for the high American unemployment rate. Nowhere should this be more apparent than in manufacturing. However, a recent study by the Manpower Group, a provider of workforce solutions, explains the situation is far more nuanced. […]

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing – Part 1 | Article

Unprotected Tooling: High Risk Practices in Chinese Manufacturing – Part 1 | Article

As a result of globalization and the ability of consumers to purchase products at the lowest cost, manufacturers in China have become an integral part of the supply chains of many consumer product companies. With the high level of integration of consumer product companies and their overseas manufacturers in China, there is an increasing reliance […]

The Impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on Cloud Data Privacy: The Myths, the Rumors and the Reality | Article

The Impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on Cloud Data Privacy: The Myths, the Rumors and the Reality | Article

There’s a rumor circulating in Europe, igniting fear and paranoia among businesses and consumers alike:  Big Brother is alive and well and living in a U.S.-based cloud. Allow us to explain. In November of 2011, two European companies announced the creation of the first fully European “Database-as-a-Service” cloud offering – one that provided a “safe […]

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 […]

Key Fraud and Security Considerations for Confidence in the Cloud | Event

Key Fraud and Security Considerations for Confidence in the Cloud | Event

Tuesday, January 17, 2011  |  10:00 a.m. PST Most CIOs today agree that the promise of cloud computing is faster time to value and greater scalability – all with lower upfront costs and overhead. Yet while there are certainly benefits to be realized in the cloud, organizations are finding not all clouds are created equal, […]

The Nine Shock Waves That Will Hit BPO in the Next 24 Months | Article

The Nine Shock Waves That Will Hit BPO in the Next 24 Months | Article

The big headline in BPO:  The continuing global economic changes are causing a paradigm shift in the way organizations are doing business, according to Dinanath Kholkar, Head, BFS & INS, BPO Services, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). “Higher returns on investments, faster turnaround times and the need to reach out to emerging markets are the need […]

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 […]

BPO as a Revenue Enabler | Video

BPO as a Revenue Enabler | Video

Manish Dugar, Sr VP Wipro BPO, shares his views on how Wipro is helping its customers do business better by leveraging BPO as a revenue enabler.

Providing Innovation to Do Business Better

Providing Innovation to Do Business Better

Wipro Voice: Dr. Anurag, CTO, Wipro Technologies Human resources, call centers, customer service, finance and accounting. Companies have offshored these processes for years. But what about research and development? Is it a good idea? How much of the R gets outsourced relative to the D? The burst of the economic bubble in 2008 led to […]

Is Your Organization Ready for the Cloud? | White Paper

Is Your Organization Ready for the Cloud? | White Paper

Sweeping change is difficult for any organization. But in an industry such as insurance whose operations are tethered to a complicated aggregation of legacy systems, will the organization’s ability to adapt and embrace cloud-based technology be especially challenging? Cloud-based products represent the industry’s greatest opportunity to move the dial forward. Implementation of private or public […]

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 […]

Defining, Maximizing and Measuring IT’s Business Value | Article

Defining, Maximizing and Measuring IT’s Business Value | Article

Wipro Voice: A Discussion with Deepak Jain, Senior Vice President and Head of TIS “You can see computers everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” — Robert Solow, Economist The CEO wants to know how to transform IT from a cost center to a game changer. The CIO wants to run IT like a business. The […]

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 […]