Tag: globalization

Five Success Factors for Outsourcing

Five Success Factors for Outsourcing

Today, the focus of outsourcing is around scaling and flexibility. Outsourcing partners have reached levels of maturity that are very different than they were a decade ago. This is because of cultural change, the fact that collaboration technologies have improved and the tools to manage outsourcing have been significantly refined. Now, a remote workforce has […]

BPO Futures: Bet on Change

BPO Futures: Bet on Change

To live in an age of rapid change is as exhilarating as it is challenging. This is an extraordinary time for the BPO space, with huge leaps in business technology, process and theory taking place against the backdrop of tumultuous economic conditions, the ongoing evolution of globalization, and the social and mobile revolutions playing out […]

Six Reasons Why Europe Is Now the Fastest-Growing Outsourcing Market

Six Reasons Why Europe Is Now the Fastest-Growing Outsourcing Market

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. […]

Video Interviewing Is Changing How People Get Hired in 2014

Video Interviewing Is Changing How People Get Hired in 2014

Ubiquitous consumer technology is slowly invading the corporate enterprise. Nowhere is this more prevalent than the rise of video interviewing, where employers and recruiters interview job candidates using dedicated technology. Video interviewing, of course, has been around for years. Today, however, video interviewing for job recruiting, both live and recorded, has moved “from the margins […]

Deal Dynamics—Outsourcing Models That Will Thrive in 2014

Deal Dynamics—Outsourcing Models That Will Thrive in 2014

In 1984, Wendy’s coined the slogan “Where’s the beef?” For outsourcers, the answer in 2014 is unanimous—it’s business outcomes. Gone are the days of labor arbitrage. “Technology is changing so fast that the focus is now on outcome-based models where value is driven from measuring business impacts and linked to compensation,” predicts Lalit Dhingra, President […]

How Amcor Achieved IT Business Transformation by Standardizing Processes in 10 Countries Using SAP and a Local Provider | Article

How Amcor Achieved IT Business Transformation by Standardizing Processes in 10 Countries Using SAP and a Local Provider | Article

You are a global company with a common problem: each country handles its BPO processes differently. Executives at corporate have difficulty calculating costs and running analytics since they can’t get an accurate overall picture because they have to compare apples with oranges. One solution: harmonize and standardize global processes using one ERP system. How do […]

Freelancer.com Brings Outsourcing to the Consumer Level Helping them Build Companies | Article

Freelancer.com Brings Outsourcing to the Consumer Level Helping them Build Companies | Article

How does a young college entrepreneur with a great idea make his dream come true with no real computer skills or a big bank account? For Brian Stewart, the answer was turning to Freelancer.com. Freelancer.com, according to Matt Barrie, CEO, is the largest online outsourcing Web site. “We bring outsourcing down to the consumer level. […]

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 2 | Article

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 2 | Article

Ritesh Idnani is the chief operating officer of Infosys BPO and one of the 15 members of the executive leadership team at the Infosys group of companies. He successfully helped scale Infosys’s BPO business from $43 million in FY 2005 to $427 million in FY 2010. Based in New York City, Idnani focuses on managing […]

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 […]

Global Solutions in RPO | Video

Global Solutions in RPO | Video

Elliot Clark discusses the increased interest in global solutions and the bundling of permanent and contingent labor.

Small U.S.-Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcer Delivers Value of Large Providers | Article

Small U.S.-Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcer Delivers Value of Large Providers | Article

The bulk of most companies’ operational costs are in manpower, says Ragu Bhargava, CEO of Global Upside, Inc., a finance and accounting (F&A) service provider. That’s one of the reasons companies in all industries are increasingly bucking the long-held practice of retaining full-time F&A staff in house. Mountain View, Calif,-based Global Upside, Inc. provides services […]

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Like a pre-storm sky, a look at the investments outsourcing service providers are currently undertaking presents evidence of tremendous change over the next five years. They’re mapping out a new course, and buyers of outsourcing services need to understand where providers are headed so they can make informed decisions. Outsourcing Center asked 12 leading ITO […]

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 […]

What You Need to Know About Developing an Outcome Based Global Delivery Network for Document Processing Services | White Paper

What You Need to Know About Developing an Outcome Based Global Delivery Network for Document Processing Services | White Paper

Get a detailed look at the customer requirements, strategy, and success factors required to develop a global delivery network for document processing. This white paper presents a case study that reveals how Swiss Post Solutions and Kofax successfully deployed a solution to deliver document processing services for one of the world’s leading financial institutions. Click […]

Infosys BPO Ltd. – Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values | Service Provider

Infosys BPO Ltd. – Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values | Service Provider

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 […]

Study Shows Outsourcing Best Practices are Changing | Article

Study Shows Outsourcing Best Practices are Changing | Article

In outsourcing, “best practices” are a method, procedure, activity, technique, or process known to produce desired outcomes. Who deems them to be the “best?” Often, it’s an industry or association regulation or recommendation. Sometimes, it’s an expert opinion such as those from an analyst or consulting firm; at other times, it’s a service provider or […]