Tag: advantages of outsourcing

BPO Study’s Surprising Findings on Value and Long-Term Intent in Outsourcing Relationships | Article

BPO Study’s Surprising Findings on Value and Long-Term Intent in Outsourcing Relationships | Article

Buyers of outsourcing services want their service providers to invest in technologies that bring continual improvement to the outsourced processes. Providers want to invest only where it is also beneficial to their margins in the long run. Therein lies a conflict. Are there reliable predictors of a buyer’s intent for a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship […]

Deciding Between Captive Shared Services and Outsourcing | Article

Deciding Between Captive Shared Services and Outsourcing | Article

Captive shared services and outsourcing are both effective business models for increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. In fact, many organizations today choose to operate in a so-called “hybrid” environment enabling an organization to deliver more effective services than it can do with either model alone. Using a hybrid strategy successfully requires that an organization understand […]

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 […]

Why Holistic BPO Delivers Better Results | White Paper

Why Holistic BPO Delivers Better Results | White Paper

Taking a holistic approach to BPO services enables transformation, outcome-based solutions, and ensures a company will be able to support future business changes. This paper explains the change in mindset and approach that needs to occur in order to yield these results. Companies must move beyond a focus on labor arbitrage and the traditional view […]

The Changing Playing Field of Business Intelligence: A Playbook for CFOs | White Paper

The Changing Playing Field of Business Intelligence: A Playbook for CFOs | White Paper

More and more companies are adopting new pure-play business intelligence (BI) applications (such as Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau) that work with ERP platforms rather than opting for bundled solutions of technology giants (IBM, Oracle, SAP) honed from their acquisitions of BI vendors. The emergence of agile, innovative new vendors, together with tough economic conditions has led […]

Desktop Virtualization: The Top 5 Reasons CIO’s are considering Desktop Virtualization | White Paper

Desktop Virtualization: The Top 5 Reasons CIO’s are considering Desktop Virtualization | White Paper

This paper is the first in a four-part series on optimizing infrastructure through desktop virtualization. It focuses on how to maximize IT services despite shrinking budgets, increase business agility despite aging infrastructure, improve workforce effectiveness, and increase the ability to respond to change. The paper includes an explanation of how virtualization technology works and presents […]

Application Management Outsourcing Services Provide Bigger Bang for the Buck | Article

Application Management Outsourcing Services Provide Bigger Bang for the Buck | Article

Companies are placing more focus on ensuring software products deliver real impact to business needs and also growth to the business, observes Mohammed Haque, Genpact’s Vice President and Head, Enterprise Solutions Service practice. It’s more than just acquiring software for operations; the focus is now on getting the most value out of software assets and […]

Upcoming Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Outsourcing | Article

Upcoming Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Outsourcing | Article

Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (the economic stimulus package for the U.S. economy), healthcare reform, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), the next five years will see a dramatic increase in outsourcing in the healthcare industry. But there are significant challenges for decision […]