New influences on outsourcing in 2009 include such factors as SOA, green IT, and the convergence of technology and business processes. Each will impact the value proposition and decision making. Here are the insights that will help to prepare your company for these impacts.
Companies are facing new considerations in their decision making at different points in the life cycle of outsourcing. Pricing models, controllability of offshored work, managing outsourcing relationships, and a new source of value creation will impact decisions in 2009. But the biggest impact on decision making will come from a watershed event regarding platform BPO, which occurred in 2008. Here’s what you need to know to be ready for outsourcing decisions in these aspects.
HRO and talent management processes are taking some dramatic turns. Here are the insights you need to know about what’s happening with the value proposition in both of these areas and how decision-making needs to be altered going forward.
The U.S. economic problems have impacted outsourcing in several ways, as has the increased focus on innovation and R&D in outsourcing arrangements. Both are affecting the initial stages of outsourcing decisions. Here’s a look at these trends and how they may affect your company.
What a year! The U.S. economy changed radically. Industry consolidation became the hallmark of the supplier landscape. Here’s what happened, along with some guesses about how these events might impact the industry in the next 12 to 24 months.
The New Focus on the Midmarket: Why Buyers and Suppliers Are Excited About the New Possibilities | Article
The midmarket has become the next Holy Grail of outsourcing. This article describes the three reasons why the midmarket will be hot in 2009. It outlines how buyers are driving the market and why suppliers are now finding this market profitable.
With ever-shortening product and technology cycles, companies need nimble, responsive workforces now more than ever. This paper looks at ways to keep talent management linked to business performance in a changing world.
The Dawn of a New Era in HRO: Redefining the HR Outsourcing Provider Role & Relationship | White Paper
In the new world of HRO, engaging the individual and enabling employees and employers to act with confidence sets the definition for success.
ABB Inc., a technology manufacturer, grew by acquisitions. In 1995 ABB wanted to create a single culture with centralized processes and policies. It decided the best way to do this was outsource. Its first step: centralizing its 401(k) plan. Today, 13 years later, ABB has outsourced many of its HR processes to its original supplier: Fidelity HR Services.
To meet today’s demands for quality HR services, Human Resources departments increasingly rely on outsourcing partnerships. Learn how your peers define quality in working with an HR outsourcing provider and the impact on your organization’s success.
What a year! Wipro set up shop in the United States. This year’s subprime mortgage mess will actually help outsourcing next year. And non-traditional suppliers won some big outsourcing deals. Here’s what it all means and a guess at how these events might impact the industry in the next 12 months.
2008 HRO Predictions: How Consolidation, Standardization, and Gen Y Will Change the Market | Article
Industry consolidation continues full speed ahead. Standardization helps profit margins (finally!). The mid-market takes off (really!). Here are some educated guesses about what will happen in HRO next year.
What drives HRO quality and how do you measure it? In this paper, we look at key drivers of successful HRO relationships and how clients and suppliers can work together to improve quality HR service delivery. Learn more by downloading this article from Fidelity Employer Services.
If HR executives want to play a key role in influencing innovation, productivity, and profitability across the enterprise, it’s time to take a strategic approach to human capital that drives real business results. Learn more by downloading this article from Fidelity Employer Services.
Michael Sternklar, the Executive Vice President at Fidelity’s HR Services, is an HRO pioneer, engineering one of the industry’s first deals. Read about the importance of the color gray, his passion for race horses, and his HRO predictions for the next five years.
Gartner says 85 percent of American companies will have outsourced some portion of HR by next year. Here’s what’s happening in this dynamic sector of BPO.