Tag: acquisition

Can Cognizant fix US healthcare with TriZetto?

Can Cognizant fix US healthcare with TriZetto?

Cognizant has made an earth-shattering commitment to the US healthcare industry via the acquisition of TriZetto for $2.7B in cash, making this the largest single commitment to the fast-growing US healthcare market. TriZetto is a privately-held provider of healthcare IT software and solutions based in Englewood, CO. According to the press release, Francisco D’Souza, CEO […]

Critical Success Factors of Mergers and Acquisitions | White Paper

Critical Success Factors of Mergers and Acquisitions | White Paper

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are constantly looking to grow. In the wake of the global financial crisis and into recovery, organic growth in many sectors slowed drastically during 2010. Consequently, this year, the time is ripe for cash-rich companies to acquire target firms at low multiples. But acquiring organizations have many […]

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Outsourcing Center asked leading outsourcing service providers about their predictions as to the biggest changes that will impact outsourcing buyers over the next five years. Their answers clearly point to a need for buyers to alter their thinking about how, when, and why they engage with providers of outsourced services. Extreme performance requires elasticity Joanne […]

Sonoco Found HR Outsourcing Has Changed to Serve Midsized Firms Better | Article

Sonoco Found HR Outsourcing Has Changed to Serve Midsized Firms Better | Article

Small and midsized businesses often have the same human resources challenges that much larger companies have. They grow by acquisition and have to standardize their human resources (HR) when they get a new family member. They have to change how they approach HR when they become global enterprises. Outsourcing often provides the answer. But it […]

Predictions: Marketplace Turmoil and Change in How Outsourcing Relationships Work Over the Next Five Years | Article

Predictions: Marketplace Turmoil and Change in How Outsourcing Relationships Work Over the Next Five Years | Article

Getting from A to Z (from the current state of outsourcing relationships to the future state of how relationships will need to work in order to bring about the outcomes that buyers demand) is not an easy path, and some providers will fall away during that journey. In addition, cloud computing changes the entire picture. […]

Early HRO Adopter Adjusts to Change and Strengthens Provider Relationship | Article

Early HRO Adopter Adjusts to Change and Strengthens Provider Relationship | Article

Prudential Financial realized it had to run HR like a business when it prepared to go public. Whenever there is a business challenge, the two partners use a technique they learned from transition: select one executive from each company to craft a solution together. And Prudential helps Hewitt learn how its new products will work in the real world.

Improving Merger Success through Outsourcing | White Paper

Improving Merger Success through Outsourcing | White Paper

With many business mergers failing, corporations should look at why and how they acquire and merge in order to engage in transactions that generate business value. Click here to download this white paper

Consolidation in the Utility Industry | White Paper

Consolidation in the Utility Industry | White Paper

For many utility executives, Business Process Outsourcing can be the answer to successful M&As, leading to reduced risk, locked-in ROIC, investor confidence and long-term shareholder value. Click here to download this white paper

Supplier’s Prescription for Success: Deliver More and Serve as a Lifeline When Necessary | Article

Supplier’s Prescription for Success: Deliver More and Serve as a Lifeline When Necessary | Article

What do you do when the hospital has a fiscal crisis and can’t staunch the bleeding? Some suppliers would cut off the air supply when the money ran out. But not Eclipsys. It lowered its monthly fees until the hospital recovered, putting patient safety before profit.

Hello?  Is Anyone Listening?  Remember Your Customers During Mergers and Acquisitions | White Paper

Hello? Is Anyone Listening? Remember Your Customers During Mergers and Acquisitions | White Paper

The contact center is often caught in the middle during mergers & acquisitions, and many businesses lose customers as a result of poor customer care. If the contact center were involved up front, the organization could prepare for customer management challenges and even increase customer satisfaction during the merger.

Managing the Complex Logistics of Global Trade | Article

Managing the Complex Logistics of Global Trade | Article

Global trade operations have increased dramatically in complexity, necessitating knowledge and technical expertise beyond the capabilities of most companies. Here’s what one of the world’s leading companies did to achieve its objectives in this mission-critical function.

Power Implant: Outsourcing… or Insourcing | Article

Power Implant: Outsourcing… or Insourcing | Article

The story of what happens when two organizations buy into a strategic outsourcing vision together.

Working ‘Togethr’ in a Joint Venture | Article

Working ‘Togethr’ in a Joint Venture | Article

After a merger, British Aerospace was using 21 different HR systems. Creating a joint venture with a service provider led to the creation of a Web-based peopleportal, a service it can also sell to other companies.

Implementing and Transitioning into Outsourcing | Article

Implementing and Transitioning into Outsourcing | Article

The implementation and transition phases of outsourcing are fraught with complexities and unexpected challenges. Some relationships move on to meteoric success; others hemorrhage so badly at this stage that it’s difficult to recover. Why? Find out in this second in a three-part series on outsourcing relationships.

A Comparison of Asset Acquisitions and Outsourcing Transactions | Article

A Comparison of Asset Acquisitions and Outsourcing Transactions | Article

How does asset acquisition differ from outsourcing? Attorneys at Baker & McKenzie explain the legal nuances.

The Critical Success Factor of Managing Growth | Article

The Critical Success Factor of Managing Growth | Article

BP, one of the world’s largest companies, considers it a best practice to outsource as many non-core processes as possible. But outsourcing HR was considered a crucial component of its organizational transformation. Here’s the story of how a groundbreaking deal successfully achieved objectives.