Tag: reasons to outsource

Five Signs That You Might Need to Outsource

Five Signs That You Might Need to Outsource

If you’ve been able to resist outsourcing while the world around you is doing it, that’s great. However, it might be a good idea to start looking at the outsourcing option if you’re seeing one or more of the following happening in your company. 1. You just can’t find the right people. If you find […]

Mid-sized IT firms like iGate, 3i Infotech and MphasiS face growing pressure in tough market conditions

Mid-sized IT firms like iGate, 3i Infotech and MphasiS face growing pressure in tough market conditions

  MUMBAI/BANGALORE: Mid-sized IT services companies such as iGate, 3i Infotech and MphasiS are facing growing pressure in tough market conditions, underscoring the growth problem that small firms have faced for years. In the past, Indian mid-sized companies either spent millions of dollars to buy growth or were dependent on servicing business passed on from one large […]

Top Five Reasons for IT Directors to Outsource IT Services

Top Five Reasons for IT Directors to Outsource IT Services

Fear of surrendering control is probably the main factor holding many IT directors back from realizing the benefits of outsourcing IT services. But if you can find an IT services supplier who will work with you in a genuine partnership, understanding the specific needs of your business, it soon becomes clear that this fear is […]

Outsourcing and Consolidation Driving the Newspaper Business | Article

Outsourcing and Consolidation Driving the Newspaper Business | Article

What if the New York Times replaced Pulitzer Prize winner Gretchen Morgenson, cited for her “trenchant and incisive Wall Street coverage”, with a writer in India to save four-fifths of her salary? Absurd, you say? Absurd or not, doing so seems to be a developing trend in American newspapers. Though it’s unlikely a writer of […]

Study: U.S. Companies Prefer “Farshore” to Nearshore Outsourcing, Send Higher Value Work Abroad | Article

Study: U.S. Companies Prefer “Farshore” to Nearshore Outsourcing, Send Higher Value Work Abroad | Article

For all the talk of the new allure of nearshore or even stateside outsourcing, most U.S. companies today still prefer to base their service operations half a world away, according to researchers at the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the International Offshoring Research Network’s (ORN) Project at Duke University’s Fuqua School […]

BPO Study’s Surprising Findings on Value and Long-Term Intent in Outsourcing Relationships | Article

BPO Study’s Surprising Findings on Value and Long-Term Intent in Outsourcing Relationships | Article

Buyers of outsourcing services want their service providers to invest in technologies that bring continual improvement to the outsourced processes. Providers want to invest only where it is also beneficial to their margins in the long run. Therein lies a conflict. Are there reliable predictors of a buyer’s intent for a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship […]

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Upcoming Changes Point to Need for Buyers of Outsourcing Services to Alter their Way of Thinking | Article

Outsourcing Center asked leading outsourcing service providers about their predictions as to the biggest changes that will impact outsourcing buyers over the next five years. Their answers clearly point to a need for buyers to alter their thinking about how, when, and why they engage with providers of outsourced services. Extreme performance requires elasticity Joanne […]

Cloud Computing: Hackett Study Identifies Emerging Best Practices and Experiences of Early Adopters | White Paper

Cloud Computing: Hackett Study Identifies Emerging Best Practices and Experiences of Early Adopters | White Paper

The Hackett Group recently conducted a study to understand what companies are doing in the area of cloud computing, where the greatest areas of opportunity and risk are, and early lessons learned that may make adoption easier and more successful for those still on the sidelines. Study findings are segmented into two groups of participants […]

Deciding Between Captive Shared Services and Outsourcing | Article

Deciding Between Captive Shared Services and Outsourcing | Article

Captive shared services and outsourcing are both effective business models for increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. In fact, many organizations today choose to operate in a so-called “hybrid” environment enabling an organization to deliver more effective services than it can do with either model alone. Using a hybrid strategy successfully requires that an organization understand […]

Trade Promotion Management: Why Most Companies Fail and How to Avoid Being Victimized | White Paper

Trade Promotion Management: Why Most Companies Fail and How to Avoid Being Victimized | White Paper

Changing consumer expectations and reduced consumer spending is causing CG companies major anxiety. Adding more precision to trade promotions management (TPM), therefore, has never been more important. Getting there will require TPM tools that, among other things, can integrate campaign information with in-store activity — and offer actionable recommendations in real time. A new generation […]

How Outsourcing Service Providers Enable Business Growth through IT Infrastructure Transformation | Article

How Outsourcing Service Providers Enable Business Growth through IT Infrastructure Transformation | Article

Wipro Voice: A conversation with Deepak Jain, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Technology Infrastructure Services, and Member, Wipro Council for Industry Research According to Deepak Jain, President and Global Head, Technology Infrastructure Services, now is the time enterprises that want to remain competitive should consider IT infrastructure transformation. Why now? “The CIO/CTO organizations have […]

The Changing Playing Field of Business Intelligence: A Playbook for CFOs | White Paper

The Changing Playing Field of Business Intelligence: A Playbook for CFOs | White Paper

More and more companies are adopting new pure-play business intelligence (BI) applications (such as Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau) that work with ERP platforms rather than opting for bundled solutions of technology giants (IBM, Oracle, SAP) honed from their acquisitions of BI vendors. The emergence of agile, innovative new vendors, together with tough economic conditions has led […]

Document wastage. | White Paper

Document wastage. | White Paper

Today, all areas of business spending are under scrutiny. In most organizations, document production is riddled with inefficiencies and, therefore, costs increase. In addition, a sizable proportion of the cost of document output is unnecessary, but most organizations don’t know where that drainage on profit is occurring. Pitney Bowes’ research and modeling work estimates that […]

New Contact Center Management Solution Enables Social CRM, Streamlines Processes, and Ensures Cost-Effective Flexibility | Article

New Contact Center Management Solution Enables Social CRM, Streamlines Processes, and Ensures Cost-Effective Flexibility | Article

Today’s contact centers drive revenue and build customer relationships. Management of processes in those centers (whether outsourced, hybrid, or internal centers) is now easier and less costly using VContactCenter. This new CRM solution also facilitates capturing and managing data from social media such as Twitter, makes it easy to segment data, and provides multi-language yet standard capabilities for globalization.

Document Process Management: The Case for an Integrated Lifecycle Approach | White Paper

Document Process Management: The Case for an Integrated Lifecycle Approach | White Paper

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 […]

Desktop Virtualization: The Top 5 Reasons CIO’s are considering Desktop Virtualization | White Paper

Desktop Virtualization: The Top 5 Reasons CIO’s are considering Desktop Virtualization | White Paper

This paper is the first in a four-part series on optimizing infrastructure through desktop virtualization. It focuses on how to maximize IT services despite shrinking budgets, increase business agility despite aging infrastructure, improve workforce effectiveness, and increase the ability to respond to change. The paper includes an explanation of how virtualization technology works and presents […]