Tag: joint venture
Outsourcing Excellence Awards 2014 Morris Communications and NIIT Technologies Best Managed Services “In just three and a half years, our NIIT Media Technologies joint venture has optimized our processes and cut our costs by 15 percent, achieving exactly what we set out to do.” Steve Stone Senior Vice President/CFO Newspapers and Shared Services […]
This Paper by Patni discusses some of the biggest challenges faced by organizations in aligning their applications to the business. The role of an offshore strategy in transforming those applications so as to align them with their business while they are offshore is a central theme of this Paper.
Two big banks in England needed to upgrade their check clearing operations. But they didn’t want to invest in the process due to falling volumes. Outsourcing helped them gain access to new technology as well as lower costs.
Trains have always been the mode of transportation that has linked the major cities of Europe. Historically, passengers boarded the train at the station and purchased a ticket on the train or right before boarding. That left railroad executives with little data to determine ridership rates…
Outsourcing has grown so much that we are having a hard time getting a true handle on it,says renowned analyst/lecturer, Michael F. Corbett. I think the major growth areas for 2000 will be the Application Service Providers (ASPs), the movement of robust software applications out onto the Internet, and BPO…
If you look at most traditional outsourcing contracts, says Ben Trowbridge of Ernst & Young, there are a number of built-in conflicts of interest in how they are priced and how they are structured. Trowbridge, who is responsible for the Services Market within Ernst & Young’s Operate Practice, says that equal sharing is not always possible in a typical outsourcing relationship.
Business Process Outsourcing: Australians understand the need to be a part of the global economy but because of its isolation it often has troubles reaching those goals. As an island in the middle of the Asia Pacific, Australia sits in not only an economically volatile region, but it is also a long way from its trading partners, says Roger Fisher, general manager, corporate, Australian Department of Finance and Administration. Outsourcing has
The premise of shared risks and shared rewards which characterizes all joint ventures has stood the test of time and taken on new significance in todays business environment.
Atop the strategic agenda of many executives is globalization. But infiltrating the fertile grounds of Europe is not so easy. Hundreds of years of tradition present challenging dilemmas for those who attempt to push the boundaries of their company, but the European market is too great to ignore — and to the worthy competitor the opportunities are abundant.
Although information technology did not occupy the place it deserved in party platforms during Australia’s September 1998 election, IT was brought to the public forefront by industry bodies. Australia is currently at a critical juncture of its multi-billion-dollar outsourcing industry, and the general concensus is that reform is needed.
Back in 1995, Michael A. Boyle, associate hospital director, William Beaumont Hospital, was in a quandary. The hospital had identified facilities management as an area where they wanted to reduce costs without sacrificing the quality for which the hospital system is known, but the traditional approaches had not yielded any solutions.
American firms continue their rapid expansion of service and product outsourcing. Companies signed major new contracts for information outsourcing alone in 1994 worth $11 billion; in 1995, $20 billion; and in 1996, $33 billion, and all signs point to vigorous growth ahead.
International Outsourcing: Diversity is the hallmark of the UMW group. The thriving industrial enterprise, based in Malaysia, stretches from Singapore to the Philippines to Canada, with spots in between, and engages in core businesses ranging from automotive and heavy equipment to material and environmental management. Several years ago, the company saw the need to connect all the dots on their corporate map with an Information Technology (IT) system that enabled them to gather and manage knowledge more effectively.