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 […]
Sabre Tests Strategic Offshoring with NIIT Technologies, Then Opens Captives Around the Globe | Article
In 2001, Sabre Holdings evaluated options to reduce its sales and distribution costs. But the company also wanted to minimize the risk of having all its IT knowledge in one region. Its first offshoring relationship was with NIIT. That has been so successful Sabre has since opened its own captive centers in Poland, India, Argentina, and Uruguay. This story relates the benefits of this model.
The travel industry historically upgraded its IT by buying competitors with cool programs. Today, however, consumers are demanding more sophisticated online offerings. So providers are turning to outsourcing to develop programs that help travelers sort through the thousands of travel options.
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…
Brad Boston, executive vice president of Product Development and Delivery for Sabre, the world’s leading provider of information technology (IT) for the travel and transportation industries, says Sabre aims to partner with its customers in developing technology that moves the customers forward (at a good price plan) and improves the customers’ overall business…
The creation of Sabre Inc., now the world’s leading provider of information technology for the travel and transportation industries, did not stem from an intent to form a new outsourcing group. It became an outsourcer, says Robert L. Crandall, chairman and CEO of AMR…
In the world of travel reservations bookings, no name is better known than Sabre. It processes 40% of all reservations made in the world and links travelers to travel suppliers through more than 210,000 computers at travel agencies, airports and businesses. Nearly every airline in the world relies on outsourcing solutions and services from Sabre.
For many organizations, measuring the performance of the information systems divisions is a frustrating exercise. The problem centers around confusion over what should be measured and how, as well as uncertainty over how to define value.