Monthly Archives: August, 2001

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Exult’s Kevin Campbell | Article

In June, Exult Inc. named Campbell its chief operating officer. Before he joined Exult, a Web-enabled human resources (HR) outsourcing provider for large, multinational corporations, Campbell helped propel Ernst & Young’s Global Outsourcing practice to $400 million. He began his outsourcing career while at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in the early 1990’s when outsourcing was still synonymous with IT.

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How to Spend Resources Wisely | Article

To survive in our rapidly changing world, companies need agility to make progress in the shifting sands in the business arena. So today’s executives seek advice on how to survive or even get ahead of the pack. One of the most crucial survival tools is outsourcing, and Siemens Business Services (SBS) has a proven track record in helping its clients streamline workflow, reduce costs and improve time to market through outsourcing.

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Drexel Deepens Its Impact | Article

As the world increasingly becomes defined by technology, Drexel University (DU) is committed to driving innovation and being a leader in technological advancements. Drexel stays in the headlines, having created a number of nationwide firsts. In November 2000, its 62-acre campus became the first major 100% wireless university in the U.S. Other firsts include distribution of speech recognition software to all students and staff, the nation’s first online techno-MBA and an online affinity bank. DU students and faculty have access to a wide array of information technology (IT) resources and support services.

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The Seven Deadly Negotiating Sins | Article

An outsourcing negotiation is a complex endeavor, with interwoven financial, technical, performance, people, and legal issues. However, after boiling it all down, there are seven very common mistakes both vendors and customers make in negotiating outsourcing contracts. This article will help you spot those mistakes. Then you can correct them in your own negotiating team and exploit them in the other side’s negotiation.

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Value Drivers | Article

In difficult economic times, corporations seek to improve their financial performance. One way to do this is to understand value creation. This is a technique that helps companies improve their product quality, financial performance, customer satisfaction or time to market.

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Through the Looking Glass, Brightly? | Article

We are at an interesting crossroads. The market is still tracking the promise of the ASPs although at a difference pace than we predicted earlier, adds Sanjay Katyal, senior director, marketing for PeopleSoft eCenter in Pleasanton, California.

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Aberdeen Group Research Report: | Article

The U.S. still dominates the global ASP market, according to a new Aberdeen Group report, Worldwide ASP Spending. Forecast and Analysis 2001-2005. Today, American ASPs are capturing two-thirds of the $3 billion spent on ASP services.

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Outsourcing Disease Management Services Helps Patients and Payers | Article

In contrast to an ailment like diabetes or asthma, where there are significant numbers of patients and the prevalence of the ailment is quite high, Accordant Health Services focuses on complex, chronic diseases that require ongoing, specialized care whose patient population prevalence is low. Although Accordant currently handles disease management for approximately 10,400 patients across numerous health plans, this constitutes less than one percent prevalence among the total patient population of these health plans.

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Beyond our Shining Seas | Article

To succeed in the United States, you have to do everything right from A – M. But to go international, you have to do everything right from A – Z. A lot of factors come into play that are not present in a domestic market, says David Cisneros, sales and marketing manager for Western Export Services, Inc.

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When Employee Satisfaction is Key | Article

Deutsche Bank, with commercial banking and investment bank services, aims to be one of the world’s leading investment banks. And it depends on its employees to make that happen. Since it relies on employee competence and commitment to excellence in customer service, Deutsche Bank makes every effort to attract and retain the best talent and to become the employer of choice.

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