Tag: mobile applications

Augment Your Reality with Mobile Apps

Augment Your Reality with Mobile Apps

The over-riding mantra for practically all developers will be “Go mobile” in 2014. For those who are already in the space, it will be “Stay mobile” Mobile apps are like a new puppy left home alone – they’re everywhere and into everything. That’s because mobile devices are no longer just a means to keep in […]

The Rise of Private App Stores: The Emerging IT Outsourcing Trend | Article

The Rise of Private App Stores: The Emerging IT Outsourcing Trend | Article

There has been a radical shift in the way apps are built, distributed, deployed, managed, upgraded, used and retired. Employees, customers, clients and partners today use their smartphones or tablets to visit an iOS, Android, BlackBerry or Windows app store – depending on their device – and download the apps they believe will improve their […]

New Connections App Completed by Outsourcing the Offshoring to the Ukraine | Article

New Connections App Completed by Outsourcing the Offshoring to the Ukraine | Article

Rance Clouser was at lunch and needed to get in touch STAT (that’s a hospital term meaning right away!) with a colleague (one of 35,000) he didn’t know that well. The vice president of IT for Advocate Health Care, the largest healthcare provider in Illinois, didn’t have the associate’s phone number in his cell phone. […]

Financial Services: Build those mobile apps before customers dial out | Article

Financial Services: Build those mobile apps before customers dial out | Article

Innovation unfolding by way of mobile application usage in the financial sector is not totally unexpected: an increasing number of customers are walking around with smart phones, transacting in virtual worlds, accessing information 24X7, changing market dynamics and providing unlimited opportunities. Time has literally begun to translate into money. ComScore (NASDAQ: SCOR)[i] reported earlier this year […]

The Mobility Phenomenon: The Megatrend that’s Changing Everything | Article

The Mobility Phenomenon: The Megatrend that’s Changing Everything | Article

Can you even remember what it was like to have to be in a “place” to make a call? When a flat tire meant a search for a pay phone? When email was something that accumulated between Friday and Monday, until the office computer was powered back on? It’s hard to believe that when the […]

Keeping Your Head in the Clouds: Creating an Effective Cloud Strategy | Article

Keeping Your Head in the Clouds: Creating an Effective Cloud Strategy | Article

If you were ranking the most talked-about topics of 2011, Cloud Computing would probably fall somewhere in between Charlie Sheen and the Royal Wedding. But, in most cases, that talk hasn’t translated into a groundswell of action. According to a recent Alsbridge eSeminar survey, one of the stumbling blocks appears to be the initial planning […]

Trends in Transportation: Driving Innovation Through Outsourcing | Article

Trends in Transportation: Driving Innovation Through Outsourcing | Article

Can outsourcing be a catalyst for innovation? In the case of the transportation industry, the answer is a definite “yes.” Today, transportation organizations are partnering with outsourcers to do more than reduce cost. Together, they’re finding creative ways to decrease congestion, improve safety and protect the environment, all while positioning to respond to the needs […]

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 1 | Article

How is Outsourcing Facing Adulthood’s Challenges and Opportunities? – Part 1 | 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 2011. Based in New York City, Idnani focuses on managing […]

How to Minimize Risks When Entering the Wireless World | Article

How to Minimize Risks When Entering the Wireless World | Article

People are doing wireless today without having thought about it first, and now they have some real problems, states John Stehman, principal analyst with the Robert Frances Group. They can’t even support all the devices they have out there. They have five to seven different devices and the help desk doesn’t even know what some of them are. Wireless technologies are still experimental, and Thomas Tunstall, Ph.D. with KPMG Consulting, believes it’s difficult to know which applications will catch on and which providers will be successful. Wireless technology is changing, coverage is changing, and providers and pricing are changing. Users are trying to decide if applications will have value. To enter this world requires a strategy built on flexibility and minimizing risk; both are best accomplished by outsourcing.

ASPs Finally ‘Get Some Respect’ From the Big Boys | Article

ASPs Finally ‘Get Some Respect’ From the Big Boys | Article

Fortune 50 companies discovered ASPs last year. They signed large contracts proving the legitimacy of the model. Examples of major contracts include DaimlerChrysler and Nestle who signed contracts with Qwest Cyber.Solutions and Akzo-Nobel, who signed a contract with eLine. These contracts demonstrated the ASPs’ new approach to managing applications is attractive to large corporations as well as the small and medium market, which had been their main medium. The ASP solution is not just for startups and dotcoms, Pring says. (ASP, outsourcing)