Insurance carriers with under $300 million in premiums face major challenges in adopting outsourcing because of their complex processes and products and intense government regulation. Here are some things to think about to insure outsourcing success.
Monthly Archives: January, 2007
Labor and food costs comprise 60 percent of a fast-food restaurant’s overall costs. Software solutions can efficiently manage the business, but they’re often not cost-effective for small to mid-size businesses and franchisees. Here’s how many restaurant owners benefit from a restaurant-management solution in an outsourced hosted ASP model.
Most corporate, law firms, and hospital libraries are cost centers and must justify their existence and continually reduce or contain costs. Many libaries are nearly dead or need to transform to digital assets. And more companies–like Toyota Motor Sales USA–find they need to create an information archive. Read this story to learn what outsourcing can achieve.
It’s very possible for buyers to form highly successful relationships with a new provider after experiencing a failed relationship. But there are pitfalls. What are the best practices that ensure success in these situations the second time around? Here are some industry experts’ insights.
Berndt-Uwe Pagel, Senior Vice President of BPO for SAP, discusses the software company’s role in BPO. He explains why IT agendas have to change, standardization is important, and suppliers have to become profitable. And he shares the most important lesson he learned from his dad.
TechGuard had trouble recruiting because of its lack of benefits. It outsourced HR to solve that problem. Then it learned HR outsourcing provided a lot more valuable benefits. Here’s one firm’s story.
FAO had a major growth spurt in 2002 and 2004. What will happen this year? Will there be another? Phil Fersht and Paul Nowacki dissect the past to predict the future.