Europe has edged out the US—and every other geography—as the leading outsourcing market in the last two quarters of 2013. A recent study found Europe had a 43 percent global market share of outsourcing deals, beating the US’s 35 percent. In addition, Europe accounted for two of outsourcing’s megadeals valued at $1 billion or more. […]
Getting Ahead of the Competition: Maximizing Single European Payments Area (SEPA) Business Benefits Through OTC Transformation | White Paper
The introduction of Single European Payments Area (SEPA) aims to create a single common market within Europe where individuals and corporations will be able to send and receive euro payments across Europe quickly, easily, and inexpensively. However, Genpact foresees that recent changes introduced in the SEPA B2B Direct Debit Mandate will impact adoption of Direct […]
Ceridian had 14 HRO service centers in Scotland. Now it has four. Hear how this consolidation helped both the service providers and its buyers.
3i Infotech is a global Information technology company with a broad range of solutions. In 1999 we started off with just two offerings: application development & maintenance and IT infrastructure services. In addition, there was a team handling the back-office transaction processing work for the ICICI Bank, a NYSE-listed organization. We have expanded our portfolio […]
Scotland Beckons as a High-Quality Outsourcing Location, Especially for the Financial Services Sector | Article
Scotland is not a low-cost outsourcing alternative. In fact, most of the service providers in Scotland also have operations in low-cost locales. Yet Scotland has become an important part of the global mix. Why? “We have been under a bushel. Now it’s time to come out into the limelight and show the world there are […]
Neusoft is the largest IT solutions and services provider in China and your premier BPO partner in China. To date, Neusoft has set up six software bases, eight regional headquarters, and a comprehensive marketing and service network in over 40 cities across China. In the global marketplace, we have also incorporated subsidiaries in the United […]
Infosys BPO Ltd., the Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, was established in April 2002. Since then, it has grown consistently to close FY 2009-10 with revenues of $352.1 million. Our company has centers in India, the Czech Republic, China, the Philippines, Poland, Mexico, the USA, and Brazil, and employs over 19,300 people. Infosys BPO […]
Barclays Global Retail Bank wanted to consolidate its Indian suppliers. It bought a 50 percent share in Intelenet Global Services to accomplish that. By the time it sold its share, the two had developed such trust the bank allowed Intelenet to handle some processes end to end. That’s when the strategic value occurred.
BDO Annual Technology Report Finds CFOs Outsourcing More Work to China, India, Reversing Last Year’s Trend | Article
What a difference a year makes. A 2009 study of American chief financial officers in U.S. high-tech companies predicted the new hot location was the United States. The 2010 study discovered the opposite: China and India regained their position as the primo offshoring locations for IT services, according to Don Jones, Partner, International Tax Services […]
UK Insurance Company’s Outsourcing Success Combines Cost Savings with Long-Term Efficiency Increases | Article
Changes in technology and the business landscape and new government regulations forced Equity Insurance Group to implement strategic changes to remain competitive. Offshoring to WNS was so successful the parties added gain-sharing in the second contract.
Outsourcing Provides a New Method for Customer Service for Online UK Retailer Using Home-Based Agents | Article
High-level customer service is essential for online. Ramping up and down call center staff due to seasonal fluctuations make it challenging to provide the kind of top-notch customer service this segment expects. Shop Direct tried a new approach for the UK: using home-based agents. Here is its success story.
Unilever Europe has 80 factories in 24 countries. The division used 18 ERP systems and hundreds of different finance processes, which led to high costs and varying reliability. IBM turned the organization upside down. This contract is groundbreaking in the FAO BPO sector in Europe in both size and scope.
South West Water provides water and sewage to 1.6 million customers in the U.K. During the transition, South West Water was adamant that anything other than business as usual was completely unacceptable — even though Accenture was implementing new processes and shipping work across the globe. The result: Complaints about billing are down by 20 percent.
Research by three leading companies finds a new trend in contact center outsourcing: a growing preference for domestic or nearshore locations. Why? Greater ease in managing the engagement and lower risk of alienating important customers due to accent and cultural issues. Today, more companies are increasingly reluctant to consider offshore locations. Read about changing landscape and the forces creating that change.
Outsourcing to two different suppliers is tricky but doable. But cutting your IT into six different pieces? Sounds like a guarantee for a migraine — but not for the Alliance Group. It has written an outsourcing policy that insures great benefits, including a return on investment of 20 percent.