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.
TalentTrack is the largest RPO focusing on healthcare. President Kim Davis discusses how to get reluctant buyers to sign on the dotted line and why the leadership team has to read Blink and watch The Replacements.
Aberdeen Group Study: Procurement Outsourcing Moves Past Savings and Becomes More Strategic | Article
Every two years Aberdeen Group studies corporate plans for procurement outsourcing for the next two years. This year cost still remained the No. 1 reason to outsource. But reason No. 2 changed: today companies want their personnel to focus on more strategic activities.
BT was a plain old phone company. Then competition and the Internet changed telecommunication. Where was BT going to find the capital to fund the requisite new offerings? BT outsourced its HR to Accenture. Together the partnership transformed BT.
One of the victims of September 11 was the airline industry. Delta had to service its call center customers at a lower cost. The solution was offshoring. That decision turned out to be a lifeline when hurricanes hit the US last year, shuttering some US call centers. Wipro routed extra calls to Mumbai and Pune, stretching its resources to support the airline in its time of need.
Thanks to a technology-enabled outsourced solution, what used to take two to four weeks or more for a doctor’s workers’ compensation report on a patient now takes about 30 seconds. The solution also helps get injured employees back to work faster, lowering costs for employers.
People are an organization’s number one asset. Yet many hospitals are reluctant to outsource their recruiting process despite a nationwide staffing crisis for fear giving up control over how people enter the organization. Here’s how two hospitals resolved that issue.
While honesty is a prized characteristic of any employee, it is an absolute necessity for employees of gaming companies. Here’s how outsourcing helps Boyd Gaming deals with hiring challenges.
Four primary areas of risk await buyers of outsourced services in 2006. Industry experts share their recommendations for handling them.
One of the first value outcomes resulting from shifting ownership of Michelin North America’s logistics process to outsourcing provider, TNT North America, was a $70Million cash flow increase in just one day. The money was then invested in critical strategic objectives. That was just the start of several transformational initiatives the two successfully achieved.