Business Process Outsourcing

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business operation or process, such as customer service, finance & accounting, HR, recruiting, payroll or any other non-IT business function, to a third-party service provider, typically for a non-core competency to a provider with more specialized expertise, allowing the customer organization to focus on their main business or cut costs and maintain their position in the marketplace. BPO is often divided into two categories: back office outsourcing which includes internal business functions such as billing or purchasing, and front office outsourcing which includes customer-related services such as marketing or tech support.

John Willmott

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John is founder and CEO of NelsonHall, the leading Outsourcing Research and Analysis firm, and is widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on Business Process Services (BPS).John remains actively involved in customer assign...

Why Sourcing Speed is Critical

In today’s world of rapid technological development and fastpaced transformation, the year-long RFP cycle is outdated. Companies need the flexibility to move in and out of sourcing agreements rapidly to keep up with changing demands and new capabilities

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Executive Interview: Outsourcing vs. Automation with Ian Barkin, Chief Strategy...

Join Outsourcing Institute president Daniel Goodstein as he discusses the changes to the Outsourcing business, the shift to automation and the successes and failures involved in RPA and automating Enterprises. The interview explores: The New Outsourcing and what is broken- Shift to Digital Benefits of RPA vs. Unrealiatic Expectations Best Practices for digital implentation: Build, […]

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By- The Outsourcing Institute

OI Executive Interview with Former Xerox CPO Gregory North

In this Executive Interview, Outsourcing Institute President Daniel Goodstein sits down with former Xerox Chief Process Officer Gregory North to discuss the new face of BPO, digital disruption and transformation and advice for both BPO clients and providers, as well as a preview of the upcoming Digital BPO Innovations conference. The interview examines: Industry perspectives […]

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By- The Outsourcing Institute

Why business process outsourcing is being redefined as business process...

Service providers are continuously investing a great deal of effort to enable automation/artificial intelligence as part of their service offerings. The level of standardization of processes/activities related to BPO services make it a perfect candidate for automation. As we all heard over the last couple of months, service providers have continuously invested a great deal of effort to […]

By- Fabiano Rosa

Digital – The Key to Unlocking Operational Transformation: Using Analytics...

Today’s companies are no longer satisfied with traditional slow-burn outsourcing models. To achieve improvements in business outcomes as well as step changes in process costs, they must match skills with new “digital” competitors, with the following objectives: Greater automation and digitalization of both front- and back-office activity resulting in a step change in both cost […]

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By- The Outsourcing Institute

Executive Interview: The Changing BPO Marketplace with Concentrix President Chris...

BPO isn’t what is used to be. Clients pushing for digital transformation, changing labor models & the introduction of automation technologies are changing the Customer Engagement landscape…or are they? The Outsourcing Institute’s Daniel Goodstein recently sat down with Chris Caldwell, President at BPO firm Concentrix, to discuss the changing BPO marketplace, new client demands for […]

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NelsonHall’s John Willmott Talks ‘Digital BPO’ & 2016 Marketplace Outlook

NelsonHall CEO John Willmott recently sat down with Outsourcing Institute President Daniel Goodstein to discuss Transformation within Outsourcing and Digitization of BPO services. Hear NelsonHall’s research data which takes on the hype and tells the real story of where outsourcing is going, effects of digital technologies, process improvements, pricing & governance models. In addition to […]

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By- Outsourcing Institute

RPO Client Satisfaction

Ask the Expert series with Frank Casale, OI, John Younger, Accoio, David Pollard, Talent Fusion and Larry Heckathorn, Human Capital Group.

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By- Outsourcing Institute

Is this a New Beginning for Industry-Specific BPO?

Extract from presentation ‘Outsourcing Game Changers & the New Digital Economy’ April 2016 by NelsonHall CEO, John Willmott Where is the Internet of Things currently being deployed? Click below to view.

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