Indian service providers are investing in engineering labs where their scientists work on innovations and file for trademarks and patents. Global companies continue to outsource research and development. But these outsourcing relationships are different. Read how to make them successful.
CRM & Call Center
New Contact Center Management Solution Enables Social CRM, Streamlines Processes, and Ensures Cost-Effective Flexibility | Article
Today’s contact centers drive revenue and build customer relationships. Management of processes in those centers (whether outsourced, hybrid, or internal centers) is now easier and less costly using VContactCenter. This new CRM solution also facilitates capturing and managing data from social media such as Twitter, makes it easy to segment data, and provides multi-language yet standard capabilities for globalization.
Companies are placing more focus on ensuring software products deliver real impact to business needs…
Kids have been tweating and creating Facebook pages for years. But over the last 12…
Océ Business Services has handled its share of emergencies for Verizon Wireless, including the anthrax scare after 9/11 and the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. And its improved processes have generated savings of $1.5 million rather than the projected $300,000 – exceeding expectationss by 500 percent. Read why this relationship succeeds.
Data security has become the number one issue in outsourcing contract negotiations, reports John Delaney of Morrison & Foerster. Buyers believe suppliers have superior processes, so they should be responsible for security breaches. But suppliers know no system is immune. Here’s how to handle the conflict.
Outsourcing Provides a New Method for Customer Service for Online UK Retailer Using Home-Based Agents | Article
High-level customer service is essential for online. Ramping up and down call center staff due to seasonal fluctuations make it challenging to provide the kind of top-notch customer service this segment expects. Shop Direct tried a new approach for the UK: using home-based agents. Here is its success story.
In the past, barriers to moving a call center back on shore included the high cost of staffing, training, technology, and terminating a contract early. Organizations can now handle their move back onshore cost-effectively and get up and running again quickly. Here’s how.
Every penny counts. CA restructured 30 offices worldwide in just 90 days. The savings went to the bottom line when the company reported its year-end results to Wall Street.
What are the real risks in offshoring both ITO and BPO work? Professor Ravi Aron, John Hopkins University, says understanding those risks helps buyers set up procedures to make their offshore engagements more successful.