Shrinking budgets and a growing reluctance to travel are causing companies to prefer distance learning solutions. Cost makes outsourcing a good choice.
Monthly Archives: January, 2003
Web-enablement and transaction engines will spearhead the increasing drive to outsourcing HR. But success requires a paradigm shift.
Finance and accounting outsourcing has gone beyond transaction processing to enter the realm of business transformation. Today, chief financial officers require data to help them make better financial decision.
When 2002 dawned, there was a dearth of credible service providers. Then three different kinds of providers stepped into the breach. The result: broader offerings for today’s buyers.
Manufacturers are increasingly willing to spend money on outsourcing to save money. Old skill sets are disappearing, making the cost of finding the right talent a primary driver in choosing outsourcing.
Suppliers are moving the back office to the four corners of the globe. At the same time, buyers, now firmly committed to offshore solutions, are wrestling with the decision to select a near shore or farshore provider. Here’s what’s going on in offshore outsourcing.
Peter Bendor-Samuel reflects on ITO outsourcing in 2002. His take: service providers are under price pressure because of increased competition from offshore suppliers and new potential powerhouses created by acquisitions. Then, he predicts what will happen in 2003.
Outsourcing continues to provide significant business opportunities for customers. But it also represents new risks. At the same time, the outsourcing market is continuing to evolve toward the newer terrain of business process outsourcing. Paul Roy of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw discusses how to stay in the deal and out of court.
Word of mouth in the healthcare industry has spread the message: outsourcing is the best medicine to address costs and government regulations.
Five trends are reshaping ITO. Hot new markets and business transformation outsourcing are two of the major trends altering the landscape.