Many parents in El Paso County, Colorado, don’t want to pay child support; the county has the second largest case load in the state. Outsourcing enforcement improved collections when the supplier offered performance awards to its staffers. And the kids won, too.
Author: Outsourcing Center, Bruce McCracken, Business Writer
More than 90 percent of financial executives labeled their outsourcing successful. But the big surprise was that cost savings are neither the primary motivation to outsource nor the biggest benefit perceived. At the end of the day, it’s all about customer satisfaction.
To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of ASPs has been greatly exaggerated. They are experiencing a remarkable resurgence, as enterprises small and large embrace their offerings. And one ASP, salesforce.com, just went public with the highest first-day price rise so far this year.
Back-office inefficiencies were a big problem for this insurance company. Thanks to the supplier’s digital imaging process, tasks that once took as long as four days can be done in minutes.
Canada tops the list of offshore options for American companies outsourcing their IT. That’s because price is not the only consideration.
Residential Realtor Keller Williams® is in a hyper growth mode. It wanted to attract young brokers, who expect cutting edge technology. The broker outsourced an intranet, which acted as a magnet and made the document-driven transactions easier.
Customer service costs at Charles Schwab began to rise as customers phoned more frequently to ask about their portfolios. Understand how this type of outsourcing can pay dividends.
How do you prove your department is doing strategic work? The public relations department of home builder Pulte was able to improve its performance and prove its importance after outsourcing its PR software to an ASP.
Buyers who outsource their call centers are discovering they can reduce cost and increase their customers’ satisfaction even when call volumes are increasing. New studies show using a mix of offshore and domestic agents is sparking double-digit growth in Europe.
Outsourcing is revolutionizing an 1892 process at the University of Utah. Finding a roommate used to be a trying experience for college students. Now ASP technology is allowing them to select roommates online long before classes start.