Tag: economic downturn

What Happens When the Outsourcing Business Case Stops Working? | Article

What Happens When the Outsourcing Business Case Stops Working? | Article

Organizations that turn to outsourcing to achieve their business objectives first develop a business case that includes such components as cost savings and avoidance objectives, business value benefits, and risk assessment of potential negative impacts. But what happens when the initial business case stops working because of unanticipated impacts? Both a Deloitte Consulting study and […]

The Big Challenge that Will Reshape Outsourcing from 2011 – 2015 | Article

The Big Challenge that Will Reshape Outsourcing from 2011 – 2015 | Article

With industry experts predicting such a high degree of change in outsourcing over the next five years, Outsourcing Center asked Peter Bendor-Samuel, an industry pioneer and thought leader, for insights and predictions as to exactly where the industry is headed and what’s driving that movement. Bendor-Samuel, CEO and Founder of Everest Group, an advisory firm […]

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Which industries will experience a surge in outsourcing in the next few years, and what risks will buyers of those services face? Are there business processes or functions that will begin turning to outsourcing in the next two to five years? What value opportunities and risks will they bring? In what geographic regions will companies […]

Past and Future: Our List of Top Events in 2009 and Predictions for 2010 | Article

Past and Future: Our List of Top Events in 2009 and Predictions for 2010 | Article

This year we didn’t need a top 10 list of important past events and future predictions. The worst recession anyone still working can remember and its impact is our list. Our experts shared their sage assessments. Here’s what they think: Top Events of 2009: ACS: The global recession – pure and simple. The current downturn […]

Finance and Accounting BPO Adds Up to Business Transformation | Article

Finance and Accounting BPO Adds Up to Business Transformation | Article

Finance and accounting outsourcing has gone beyond transaction processing to enter the realm of business transformation. Today, chief financial officers require data to help them make better financial decision.

Funding an Outsourcing Engagement With Entrepreneurs’ Equity | Article

Funding an Outsourcing Engagement With Entrepreneurs’ Equity | Article

In today’s world of belt tightened and falling stock prices, how do you fund an outsourcing initiative? Vensure gives entrepreneurs the ability to trade their development projects for equity.

BPO Business Blueprint for 2002: | Article

BPO Business Blueprint for 2002: | Article

Economic pressures in a down economy ignited a renewed interest in BPO. That flared into a bonfire of interest in finance and accounting outsourcing.

BPO Buyers Seek Stable Suppliers | Article

BPO Buyers Seek Stable Suppliers | Article

When the dotcoms turned to dot bombs, buyers decided they wanted a supplier with staying power. Today outsourcing buyers wants process, technology and stability.

CRM Providers Bullish On 2002 | Article

CRM Providers Bullish On 2002 | Article

2001 was the year buyers saw the light and realized they need powerful customer tracking tools.That’s good news for CRM suppliers.

2001: The Year of the Global Suppliers | Article

2001: The Year of the Global Suppliers | Article

Startups crated while the traditional IT suppliers had a very good year.

IT Contracting With the Financially Challenged Survivors of the New Economy | Article

IT Contracting With the Financially Challenged Survivors of the New Economy | Article

We all watched the dotcoms become dot bombs. But you still want to do business with one. Here’s how to structure your contract to lower the risk.