Tag: life cycle
Wipro Academic Thought Spot: A Discussion with Indranil Bose, Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, A Wipro Council for Industry Research Initiative In December 2007 Gartner published an article entitled “Green IT The New Industry Shock Wave.” Its report revealed that the information and communications technology (ICT) industry accounted for two percent of the […]
Documents are vital assets of an organization, yet many organizations do not conduct assessments to analyze, streamline, and optimize their document processes. Managing document workflow often results in hidden costs and impediments to productivity. This white paper discusses Document Process Management (DPM), an outsourcing strategy that enables organizations to reduce costs, increase productivity, management document […]
Finance and Accounting Outsourcing of the Future: More Technology-Enabled Processes and a New Supplier Landscape | Article
Verticalization. Major changes in the supplier landscape. Melding process and technology to boost FAO processes to the next level. Here is what our experts are predicting. Ritesh Idnani, Vice President and Head, Global Sales and Marketing for Infosys BPO, believes finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) will grow because of four drivers: the deepening of current […]
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.
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.
How Organizations can Elevate Business Performance through Advanced Document Process Management | White Paper
90% of executives surveyed agree that managing documents throughout their lifecycle improves business performance, yet only 12% say they are effective at it. Download the survey report today and improve business performance.
The lower middle market manufacturers ($30 – $200 million in sales) tend not to use strategic sourcing solutions. But there’s an outsourcing provider achieving value for them with e-sourcing technology available in a Software-as-a-Service model. Read how it works for a mattress manufacturer impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
The outsourcing industry is changing, and there are some new risks. This article is full of tips for mitigating risks in six elements of outsourcing.
Original equipment manufacturers have been using contract manufacturers for years. Today high tech product life cycles have become so short that building plants and hiring specialized staff is no longer economic for OEMs. Contract manufacturing is still the answer.
To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of ASPs has been greatly exaggerated. They are experiencing a remarkable resurgence, as enterprises small and large embrace their offerings. And one ASP, salesforce.com, just went public with the highest first-day price rise so far this year.
It’s budget time. Do you know where your marketing dollars went? Outsourcing helped global manufacturing firm Cummins know exactly how it spent its money.
How Compuware’s Outsourcing Services Enable Lear’s Business Unlike people or vehicles – which can go in only one direction at a time – companies must be able to quickly move in several directions simultaneously. IT is the prime enabler of latitude for multi-directional objectives, but it also creates new risks at various stages of the […]
Strida Bicycles was moving its production from the UK to Asia. Its design team was based in both places. Outsourcing its product lifecycle management allowed the company to change gears quickly. Reduced paperwork alone gave Strida a 500 percent return on investment.
Sometimes the source for efficiencies, cost savings and innovation is in the buyer’s own back yard.
For a company considering an outsourcing transaction – IT or business process outsourcing (BPO) – there are ways to improve the chances of getting the best deal for your outsourcing buck.