The global Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries are in turmoil. While top blockbusters are going off-patent, the decades-long decline in R&D productivity continues and peak sales of launched products are declining. However, it’s not all bad news. The availability of new big data sources and technologies holds the promise to fundamentally transform the Pharma industry. Explore […]
Wipro Voice: Dr. Anurag, CTO, Wipro Technologies Human resources, call centers, customer service, finance and accounting. Companies have offshored these processes for years. But what about research and development? Is it a good idea? How much of the R gets outsourced relative to the D? The burst of the economic bubble in 2008 led to […]
A Wipro Trend Setter Conversation with Jyotirmay Datta, Global Industry Head for Medical Devices Emerging markets will play a “big role” in altering the business mix of medical device manufacturers, posits Jyotirmay Datta, Global Industry Head for Medical Devices for Wipro. Medical devices include any and everything physicians and caregivers use to treat patients or […]
Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurial companies such as Inherited Health™, an online resource for information about health risks, but it’s also imperative that such companies deliver new products to the market in a short time frame and at the lowest cost. Those were the business challenges – along with having only a handful of […]
Indian service providers are investing in engineering labs where their scientists work on innovations and file for trademarks and patents. Global companies continue to outsource research and development. But these outsourcing relationships are different. Read how to make them successful.
Companies that hope to capture market share when the economy turns must continue to invest in new product development. Knowledge management in R&D is difficult because the valuable learning is tacit knowledge, which is hard to codify. Professor Keith Goffin describes the best ways to do this.
A new, more strategic outsourcing model is necessary for speeding time to market yet also limiting the development cost of new products. It requires a different kind of thinking, communicating, and strategizing. Here’s how to leverage this new model for competitive advantage.
U.S. Manufacturer Outsources to Chinese Supplier by Combining Product Lines to Achieve Volume | Article
Fletcher-Terry felt pressure from lower-cost competitors just as its manufacturing costs were going up. It knew it had to outsource, but its manufacturing volumes were low. It struck a unique deal with iSUN; it consolidated several lines to generate the volumes its outsourcer required to preserve margins and keep costs down.
A recent survey conducted by Outsourcing Center and sponsored by Wipro Technologies revealed a trend and shift in motivations for outsourcing R&D processes to an offshore service provider. This paper looks at the changing drivers as well as the evolving outsourcing strategy surrounding capturing value within the framework of those changing motivators. Click here to […]
Using outsourcing as a strategic tool for competitive advantage goals yields the highest ROI when the buyer selects a truly collaborative service provider. Imagine the strategic results your organization could achieve working hand-in-hand with an outsourcing partner like this pharamaceutical company selected.