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6 Key Reasons for Outsourcing

Ben Trowbridge

Outsourcing is a popular business strategy for small teams and companies of all sizes. It involves hiring another company or individual to handle specific business functions rather than relying on in-house resources. To be influential, companies need to establish their reasons for outsourcing. While some may view outsourcing as a cost-cutting measure, the reasons for …

Offshore outsourcing to maximize Cost Efficiency

Ben Trowbridge

Outsourcing outsourcing has become a popular business strategy in recent years, with companies looking to cut costs and increase efficiency by delegating certain tasks to external service providers. One type of outsourcing that has gained significant traction is offshore outsourcing, where companies outsource their business processes to service providers located in different countries. This article …

The Importance of Offshore Support

J Ben Trowbridge

In today’s globalized world, businesses are constantly seeking ways to maximize efficiency and reduce costs. One strategy that has gained popularity is offshore support. Offshore support involves outsourcing certain business functions to companies located in other countries, often with lower labor costs. This blog post will explore the benefits and challenges of offshore support and …

What Are Your Options to Create a Global Delivery Capability?

Ben Trowbridge

Summary: Even companies that might have a global footprint already can struggle with creating a balanced global delivery capability to control costs and access the right talent. Their experience and familiarity with their current situation can often cloud the decision as they are often too close to the problem to develop an unbiased and well-rounded …

Explosive Growth Digital Transformation

Mike Sarantopoulos, SVP, Insurance Practice, NTT DATA, Inc

A successful digitalization strategy is critical to insurance firms’ survival. This white paper examines effective strategies for overcoming internal obstacles to digital transformation and the crucial role data plays in any insurance carrier’s business. Additionally, it clarifies the foundational capabilities that are key to a successful digital transformation initiative. They include: Driving business transformation with …

Top 9 Innovation Trends in Outsourcing for 2015

Outsourcing Center, Staff Writer

Robotics, Analytics or Multi-channel enagagement? This report explores the innovative practices businesses are implementing in their outsourcing agreements. It is based on 100 in-depth interviews with senior outsourcing buyers. More than four fifths (83%) of buyers say they have experienced innovation in their outsourcing relationships Nine in ten (92%) say their outsourcing partners want to …

Why Relationship Matters in Delivering Results to CFOs | White Paper

Kumar Subramaniam, CFO, SPi Global

The role of the CFO has been transformed with today’s top finance executives managing a broad set of responsibilities that span financial and strategic decision making. According to numerous surveys of CFOs across a wide set of industry segments, CFOs remain responsible for reporting past financial performance but are also taking a leading role in …

Reduce COGS with Dynamic Discounting


Want to reduce COGS (cost of goods sold) but having trouble? Although 80% of companies place a lot of emphasis on capturing early payment discounts, research shows that only 27% are able to capture all the discounts available, for various reasons such as: Companies may be unable to process invoices fast enough Organizations may not …

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