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Reduce COGS with Dynamic Discounting

Reduce COGS with Dynamic Discounting

Although 80% of companies place a lot of emphasis on capturing early payment discounts, research shows that only 27% are able to capture all the discounts available, for various reasons such as: Companies may be unable to process invoices fast enough Organizations may not be able to conduct the spend analysis necessary to maximize discount […]

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Combating the “Hidden” Costs of Managing Outsourcing | Article

Combating the “Hidden” Costs of Managing Outsourcing | Article

Industry media, especially over the past two years, often points out that a significantly high number of outsourcing arrangements do not deliver the promised cost savings due to “hidden” costs associated with managing the relationship. This is especially true, the reports state, in outsourcing relationships with an offshore delivery component, where administrative costs increase due […]

Guidelines for Maximizing Your Return on Remote Infrastructure Management Outsourcing (RIMO) | White Paper

Guidelines for Maximizing Your Return on Remote Infrastructure Management Outsourcing (RIMO) | White Paper

Why do some organizations achieve more value from outsourcing than others? The answer to this question – in a RIMO context – is the focus of this white paper. Essentially, the buyer controls the amount of the ROI in a Remote Infrastructure Management Outsourcing (RIMO) arrangement because the buyer’s up-front decisions – before signing a […]

The Value of Outsourcing: There’s more than one way to create value. | White Paper

The Value of Outsourcing: There’s more than one way to create value. | White Paper

Today’s U.S. buyers of outsourcing services have a greater selection of potential suppliers to consider because of the increasing numbers of domestic outsourcers and new entrants to the market for niche services. This paper highlights the risks, hidden costs, communication challenges, security concerns, and governance issues that buyers generally encounter when working with an offshore […]

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery | White Paper

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery | White Paper

When comparing IT service delivery models of in-house, traditional outsourced services, or an on-demand solution, companies often base their decision on a total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis. Smart companies ensure the analysis includes not only the IT cost impacts but also the impacts to the lines of business and does not overlook important, less […]

An Onshore American ADM Model that Competes with Offshore’s Cost, Scalability, Flexibility, and Quality | Article

An Onshore American ADM Model that Competes with Offshore’s Cost, Scalability, Flexibility, and Quality | Article

If you have the mind-set that American application development outsourcing providers can’t compete with the costs and other benefits of using offshore providers, think again. A Texas-based outsourcer has a uniquely competitive model and very satisfied clients.

META Predicts Offshoring Will Continue to Grow at 20 Percent Clip Through 2008 | Article

META Predicts Offshoring Will Continue to Grow at 20 Percent Clip Through 2008 | Article

The research group predicts the offshore outsourcing market will continue to grow nearly 20 percent annually through 2008. Currently it estimates the total offshore market is greater than $10 billion.

HR Outsourcing Helps Energy Companies Compete in Deregulated World | Article

HR Outsourcing Helps Energy Companies Compete in Deregulated World | Article

The difficulties of deregulation have caused electric utilities to focus once again on their core task: keeping the lights on. A new Conference Board study sheds some light on how HR outsourcing is reducing costs and providing the time to focus on strategy.