Tag: asset management

Mix-and-Match Assets: How to Ensure You’re Buying True Business Outcomes | Article

Mix-and-Match Assets: How to Ensure You’re Buying True Business Outcomes | Article

If you’re like many companies that are outsourcing business processes and evaluating your technology options, then you’re probably buying products and services separately. In other words, whether you’re outsourcing Accounts Payable, Order Management or any other process, your provider would typically deliver a made-from-scratch product topped with best practices and complementary services to meet your […]

Eight Biggest Areas of Risk for Buyers of Outsourcing Services | Article

Eight Biggest Areas of Risk for Buyers of Outsourcing Services | Article

New delivery models, new pricing models, service providers’ new marketing strategies, moving up the value chain to intellectual arbitrage, new technologies, real-time customer interaction, globalization, and new standards and regulations – these factors set the stage for risks for buyers of outsourcing services in the next two to five years. (Read Forces of Change Shaping […]

IT Outsourcing’s 15% Problem: The Need for Outsourcing Governance | White Paper

IT Outsourcing’s 15% Problem: The Need for Outsourcing Governance | White Paper

Data collected by Blazent reveals significant errors in the typical controls used for IT outsourcing governance. The result is expensive manual processes and inaccuracies that lead to time-consuming reconciliation exercises, yield inaccurate data, and are very expensive. Without a trusted baseline, disputes are inevitable, and there is no solid foundation for their resolution. This paper […]

Centralizing Asset Management Helps Promotional Products Manufacturer Manage Its IT Infrastructure | Article

Centralizing Asset Management Helps Promotional Products Manufacturer Manage Its IT Infrastructure | Article

Like many promotional products manufacturers, The GEM Group has a manufacturing facility in China. The manufacturer was changing its IT desktop infrastructure. Did the computers in Shenzhen have enough memory to work in the new IT environment? Everdream’s application allows GEM to manage the Chinese infrastructure from its Massachusetts headquarters.

Trends Highlight Changes in the Way Companies Will Do IT Outsourcing in 2007 | Article

Trends Highlight Changes in the Way Companies Will Do IT Outsourcing in 2007 | Article

IT outsourcing is no longer a commodity. Here’s a run-down of recent trends demonstrating IT outsourcing is becoming integral to top-line growth. Read about new business models, new functions being outsourced, and other changes that will impact ITO deals next year.

Taking Pains with a Hospital’s Transition to Outsourcing | Article

Taking Pains with a Hospital’s Transition to Outsourcing | Article

There are common characteristics among successful transitions. We highlight some of them in the story of a successful transition, despite a complex and sensitive scenario.

Outsourcing…A Bestseller in the Publishing World | Article

Outsourcing…A Bestseller in the Publishing World | Article

What’s the difference between a shared services model and an outsourcing model? A publishing company found out . . . the hard way. Fortunately they’ve had a dynamic turnaround and know the benefits of outsourcing.

Gain Control of Your Computing Environment | White Paper

Gain Control of Your Computing Environment | White Paper

How IT Asset Management Affects the Bottom Line – What are the tactical steps and essential elements involved in an effective program for IT life cycle asset management? This paper examines those guidelines; the trends and business issues driving the process; and proven, highly successful solutions.