Tag: 2012 Top Ten

The Cloud Buyer’s Guide | White Paper

The Cloud Buyer’s Guide | White Paper

The Cloud Buyer’s Guide is a reference tool for sourcing professionals and IT management designed to simplify cloud economics and provide objective guidelines for understanding the pricing, terms and conditions that differentiate cloud providers. Effective sourcing of multiple delivery vectors ensures optimal use of IT resources, and equally important, enables the business and agency to […]

Paradise by the Dashboard Lights  | White Paper

Paradise by the Dashboard Lights | White Paper

Fast access to meaningful, real-time information is critical to running a successful business, but today’s CEO dashboards fall short. Most are generic, out-of-the-box solutions, created by vendors who don’t understand the companies’ businesses or the type of information each specific CEO really needs. In a world where consumers can get personalized information pushed to their […]

Give Your IT Environment a (Not So) Extreme Home Makeover | Article

Give Your IT Environment a (Not So) Extreme Home Makeover | Article

We’ve all experienced it. The home that was once just perfect suddenly becomes uncomfortable. It’s too cramped for our expanding family; it’s too big for our emptying nest – one way or another, it just doesn’t “fit” with the way we’re living our lives now.  We don’t want to change everything, so we opt for […]

Vertical BPO: The Next Big Industry Trend | Article

Vertical BPO: The Next Big Industry Trend | Article

Wipro Point of View – Companies have long benefited from the scalability and cost savings they receive from business process outsourcing that offloads non-core tasks to a qualified service provider with proven capabilities. Until now, most enterprises outsourced work horizontally by specific function. A call center was a call center. Data entry was data entry. […]

Unlocking the Value in Application Outsourcing Relationships | White Paper

Unlocking the Value in Application Outsourcing Relationships | White Paper

Although the concept of application optimization is not new, the way companies approach optimization is shifting.  In the past, optimization, if addressed at all, was regarded as a one-time consulting service, handled by an unrelated, third-party vendor.  Today, successful companies are taking a more holistic approach — working with a service provider who can deliver […]

Transforming the Front Office to Achieve Competitive Differentiation, Growth and Profitability | White Paper

Transforming the Front Office to Achieve Competitive Differentiation, Growth and Profitability | White Paper

Customer experience has become a powerful differentiator for organizations of all sizes and types. In today’s ultra-competitive market, businesses must strive to deliver exemplary customer service across all touchpoints and via a proliferating array of channels. With customers becoming more demanding every day – and given the fact that dissatisfied customers often will take their business over to […]

Keeping it Simple: The New Model for IT Service Management | White Paper

Keeping it Simple: The New Model for IT Service Management | White Paper

Today’s IT infrastructure has a lot of moving parts. There have always been the servers, network, security concerns and desktops to deal with – along with standard and custom applications. Enter cloud, virtualization and mobility, and that complexity moves to a whole new level. In addition to desktops, IT personnel have to find a way […]

BPO THOUGHT SPOT | White Paper

BPO THOUGHT SPOT | White Paper

Welcome to this edition of BPO Thought Spot — providing you with meaningful thought leadership on the latest trends, innovations and practices in the outsourcing space. The world of outsourcing is evolving to meet the changing needs of today’s business. What began as a method of achieving labor arbitrage is transforming into a dynamic way for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Six Key Success Factors for Outsourcing – 2011 Market Study | White Paper

Six Key Success Factors for Outsourcing – 2011 Market Study | White Paper

Outsourcing is no longer a risky undertaking; it’s a mainstream business strategy. However, despite the strong adoption, many outsourcing relationships continue to fail. This white paper takes a look at what drives outsourcing success and presents detailed information about six key success factors. The paper cites findings from studies of such firms as Gartner and […]

Four Trends That are Changing Human Resources Outsourcing | Article

Four Trends That are Changing Human Resources Outsourcing | Article

Renewals are the big news in human resources outsourcing. Mohammed Haque, Vice President & Head of Enterprise Solutions Service practice at Genpact, estimates about $40 billion in contracts will come up for renewal from 2010-2012. How buyers go about renewals is about to change. Buyers are becoming “much more aggressive in going out and getting […]

Companies Need Customer Expectation Management Because Successful Customers Create Profitable Businesses | Article

Companies Need Customer Expectation Management Because Successful Customers Create Profitable Businesses | Article

Competition is fueling customer churn and testing customer loyalty. Vijayalakshmi S. Paduvalli describes how customer expectation management helps companies extend market share and expand relationships in today’s challenging economy.

Fourth Party Logistics Providers Manage Increasing Complexity in Supply Chain Logistics | Article

Fourth Party Logistics Providers Manage Increasing Complexity in Supply Chain Logistics | Article

What is a fourth party logistics provider and why do you need to know? IDC says there’s a fundamental shift in how companies handle their logistics outsourcing because of globalization and offshore manufacturing. Here’s what’s happening.

Customizing Service Level Agreements in Call Center Outsourcing Yields Better Results | Article

Customizing Service Level Agreements in Call Center Outsourcing Yields Better Results | Article

Service level agreements (SLA) increase the probability that the operation of your outsourced call center meets your expectationss. Attorneys from Latham & Watkins outline the crucial elements that need to be in those SLAs.

Manufacturing the Future | Article

Manufacturing the Future | Article

Manufacturers are increasingly willing to spend money on outsourcing to save money. Old skill sets are disappearing, making the cost of finding the right talent a primary driver in choosing outsourcing.