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Off-shoring: Are You Getting Your Money s Worth?
Are companies that offshore software development, call center operations, and remote implementations really saving money? Are customers and users realizing benefits? Indeed, there are areas where savings can be misstated. But companies can do something to protect themselves against disappointments.
: Off-shoring, software development, call center operations, call center support, remote implementations, regulatory compliance, business practices, risk mitigation, on-site vs. remote implementation, total cost of ownership, TCO.
Implications of Cloud on the Indian IT Services Industry
For more than a decade, offshoring and outsourcing enjoyed an unchallenged monopoly in terms of adding value to global organizations. Since the economic downturn of 2008, however, there has been a shift in the perspective of IT expenditure. An increased demand for direct linking of IT to business outcomes and variablization of IT cost has made IT services in the cloud an attractive business idea. Find out why.
: more than a decade, offshoring and outsourcing enjoyed an unchallenged monopoly in terms of adding value to global organizations. Since the economic downturn of 2008, however, there has been a shift in the perspective of IT expenditure. An increased demand for direct linking of IT to business outcomes and variablization of IT cost has made IT services in the cloud an attractive business idea. Find out why. Implications of Cloud on the Indian IT Services Industry style= border-width:0px; /> comments
10/14/2011 2:35:00 AM
Who Benefits from Outsourcing?
Who Benefits from Outsourcing? Read Free White Papers or Case Studies In Relation To the Benefits of Outsourcing. While simple on the surface, the decision to outsource is a major strategic undertaking. Besides weighing cost reduction against the consequences of reduced control, companies must also consider various economic effects, political consequences, and even cultural limitations. Discover the economic and political implications of outsourcing and offshoring, and learn techniques for managing successful deals.
: benefits from outsourcing and offshoring when there are so many issues and constituencies involved? This White Paper explores the economic and political implications of outsourcing and offshoring, while identifying cultural differences that can make or break a sourcing relationship and examining techniques for managing successful deals. Outsourcing and Offshoring: Good for Politics? A simple search of the Web produces endless reports on the pros and cons of both outsourcing and offshoring. However, there
8/28/2009 9:42:00 AM
The Cost of Culture Clash: Building a Collaboration Model for Twenty-first Century Globalization
Offshoring is well-entrenched in most global corporations today and has in fact become a necessary means of supporting business growth. And as companies familiar with offshoring will agree, integrating diverse cultures and geographies is essential. If unaddressed, it can lead to lack of trust, low morale, and loss of productivity. More often than not, these outcomes are mistaken for issues with governance, delivery or project reducing chances of success. What is required is a training program tailored to the design, delivery, content, outcomes, and cultural organization of your enterprise. Download this white paper to learn more now.
: Type: White Paper Description: Offshoring is well-entrenched in most global corporations today and has in fact become a necessary means of supporting business growth. And as companies familiar with offshoring will agree, integrating diverse cultures and geographies is essential. If unaddressed, it can lead to lack of trust, low morale, and loss of productivity. More often than not, these outcomes are mistaken for issues with governance, delivery or project reducing chances of success. What is required is
11/14/2011 5:22:00 AM
ICICI-Infotech s North American Strategy for SuccessPart Three: Challenges and User Recommendations
ICICI-Infotech is starting to make its presence felt in North America and raise some ERP eyebrows. Read on as to why you may want to take a closer look at this vendor and its product. In this research note, you'll also learn about the company’s strategy to target small and medium-size enterprises in order to enlarge its footprint in North America. It may appear that ICICI-Infotech is buying its way into the North American ERP market. The reason is simple; they are.
: is commonly referred to, offshoring) comes with a certain amount of backlash and concern. Will this concern be significant enough for prospects not to look at a potential savings in software acquisition and implementation costs? There was a certain German software vendor, that successfully brought its ERP package and jobs to the North American shores, but its well-known name temporarily escapes this author. User Recommendations It may appear that ICICI-Infotech is buying its way into the North American
Assess Your Enterprise Agility
Assess Your Enterprise Agility. Download the newest White Papers for Enterprise Agility. While different business strategies have been used to insulate firms from change, chief executive officers (CEOs) are beginning to see that their companies need to become more agile in making changes to strategy, operations, and products. But turning agility from a buzzword into a business capability means measuring and managing your ability to change. Find out how CEOs can take the lead in defining what agility means.
: Applications, agile development, and offshoring. However, IT still needs to plan for and rightsize these options to reach the agility required while balancing the costs and risks. In addition, these technologies require cross-department investment in enterprises where each business unit manages budgets separately. MANAGE ENTERPRISE AGILITY TO PREPARE FOR DISRUPTIVE CHANGES Managing enterprise agility will allow enterprises to forge agreement between CxOs, split strategic agility objectives among the
6/1/2009 5:28:00 PM
Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges
Has global outsourcing run its course for your business? See whether the lean production model can help you grow your company while keeping it home. The recent trend of manufacturing companies in outsourcing their production tasks to other parts of the world has certainly been effective in reducing production costs and increasing profit margins, but at the cost of complex supply chains and inability to quickly respond to new requests or demand changes. Learn how lean production can address global outsourcing challenges and help your company realize strategic growth.
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1/26/2011 4:50:00 PM
University of Canberra Achieves a Step Change With Offshore Outsourcing
This case study showcases the University of Canberra’s (UC) successful outsourcing story amidst an increasingly competitive education industry in Australia. A broad coverage and decentralized approach to administrative support, coupled with lowering student demand and increasing budget deficit contributed to UC’s diminishing performance and margins. In order to rebuild its competitiveness, increase profitability and refocus on their core functions, UC decided to outsource its key functions to Wipro while still retaining some in-house, high-level technical or managerial role. Find out more now.
: Education Related Keywords: Offshoring, educational institution, IT transformation, IT strategy, IT outsourcing Source: Wipro Technologies Learn more about Wipro Technologies Readers who downloaded this case study also read these popular documents! Best Practices for ERP Implementation Talent Management for Small and Medium-size Businesses: Steer Your Business to Handle Change by Creating the Right Road Map for Your Talent Journey Improving Hiring Performance: The Business Case
7/13/2011 5:39:00 AM
HR Shared Services: A Fresh Look
Get optimum efficency and productivity cocnerning human resource (HR) shared services.Free whitepapers. There’s nothing like a recession to reveal the efficacy of shared services as a delivery model for human resources (HR) administration. Companies experienced with HR shared services find the model efficiently handles day-to-day administrative transactions, including such delicate issues as the paperwork aspects of layoffs, thus freeing staff to focus on morale and other issues caused by the economic downturn. Learn more.
: are also exploring further offshoring to our administrative service center in Manila. Those that have invested in HR shared services, even if they are at different points in the journey, are much better off than those that haven t. - Stephen Joyce The Hackett Group Conclusion In the time since BWRS first studied HR shared services the model has only become more effective at cutting costs and freeing HR professionals to concentrate on strategic HCM goals. During the current economic downturn this
6/29/2009 9:48:00 AM
ERP: When Transparency Becomes Tunnel Vision
The face of manufacturing is constantly changing. As enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evolves and more organizations continue to use ERP solutions, they must find a way to avoid ERP’s “tunnel vision” syndrome as manufacturing continues to grow globally.
: explained. The trend of offshoring manufacturing processes has brought different economies together from countries that would not otherwise conduct business with one another. This has caused the manufacturing world in developed nations to shift its focus to distribution, which has led to supply chain management (SCM)—please refer to the article From Manufacturing to Distribution: The Evolution of ERP in Our New Global Economy . However, there is a new trend to consider: manufacturing has started to
Enabling Growth Through Business Model Innovation
As organizations seek to grow beyond their current markets and activities, executives look beyond the existing business model to expand their business. This paper looks at most common areas of business model innovation, describes how organizations are leveraging innovation in different parts of their business, and shows how to implement a solid and adaptive foundation that is flexible enough to support rapid innovation.
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