Outsourcing is sometimes a four-letter word in unionized industries. Yet for many utilities, strategic outsourcing can result in a clear competitive advantage that benefits management and labor alike.
Hydro One hired Capgemini to implement its aggressive business plan. Then government regulations changed and the utility turned to Plan B. Read how Capgemini’s flexibility in the face of change helped the utility adjust to its new conditions
We decided to move as many resources to education as possible. We really wanted to make a change from a 38-year-old system, states Pam Brown, Director of Facilities & Asset Management for the Portland Public School District (PPSD). The district’s facilities management processes –with its schools’ custodial services being contracted out to a local union — had been in place for 38 years when the decision to outsource was made in 2002.
Five HR experts offer their best practice recommendations on implementing an HR outsourcing initiative.
Manufacturing companies are finding that technology sometimes creates a need for new facilities, as well as streamlined processes. Find out how a U.K. company lacking investment capital used outsourcing to obtain a new facility.