Our new Cognirati video blog, created by IRPA founder Frank Casale, delivers a sneak peek into what CXOs are most concerned with when it comes to RPA & Intelligent Automation. From getting clarity on industry jargon, figuring out where to started, deciding whether to make vs. buy, sorting out the pricing confusion and understanding where […]
By- Frank Casale
Introduction Shared Service Centers (SSC) continue to deliver greater value year over year. In Deloitte’s 2017 Global Shared Services Survey, 3 out of 4 respondents saw productivity increases of 5% or more in the past year. Due to the success of SSCs, companies tend to expand the scope of shared service initiatives, integrating increasingly more […]
Can the costs associated with financial processing be alleviated? CEO of Digital Asset Holdings, Blythe Masters, discusses how.
Today’s marketing challenge: creating content that stands out in a media saturated world Customers today are inundated with marketing messages—by some counts, thousands of messages each day. They’ve also changed how they consume content. In addition to traditional channels, customers are interacting with new channels, such as web, mobile, and social media. How can financial […]
As Transformation CIO, Louise has worked on major Global CIO transformation for over 13 years in a number of major successful transformation roles, covering IT commercial sourcing, Organisation design, Data Strategy, SMART store digital, IT Innovation, Major cost reduction, Sourcing Strategy, Strategic objectives, Performance management, IT cost transparency recharges, PMO and Global Portfolio, investment manager […]
Thought Leadership Panel titled “The New Economic Development Model for a Digital World”
IT Must Shift from Provider to Integrator in this New Sourcing Model. An Evolving Landscape Global sourcing, open source, and Moore’s law have made technology widely available, standardized, and cheaper than ever. Further Cloud, Virtualization, As-a-Service, Business Platforms and new forms of delivery are changing the technology landscape.
A few key aspects of an outsourcing contract typically drive its projected savings and return on investment (ROI). You must carefully consider all of these areas to avoid mixed financial results on your outsourcing project. Strategizing the following five areas can help you develop a successful outsourcing contract.
One of the biggest myths about user experience is that it is something you can assign to just one person in your company. Let me tell you right now, if you just assign a designer to UX and wash your hands of it, then it won’t work. UX is more than one person. UX is […]
It’s crucial for the success of your product, service, strategy, and ultimately business, to fully integrate user experience into your strategy, design, and development processes. It saves time and money, ultimately boosting your ROI, which is every company’s goal. But it leads to one important question: Who will lead your UX efforts? You have to […]
Gregory North joins Outsourcing Institute President, Daniel Goodstein, to examine digital convergence and transformation within the enterprise. The interview explores: What is Convergence and What is Happening in the Marketplace? Buyers vs. Providers – How will I Be Effected by Digital Convergence? Advice on How to Go About Digital Transformation: Digital Acuity vs. Digital Agility […]
By- The Outsourcing Institute
Our annual discussion of the themes that will define the year ahead. What can you do now to prepare for success in 2017?
Vendor management is increasingly becoming the primary role of IT. As the cost effectiveness, reliability and flexibility of third party services increase, more applications, infrastructure and platforms are moving from in-house to the cloud. This is driving a fundamental restructuring of IT with a greater focus on building relationships with providers and working with them […]
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
As we come back from holidays, we tend to reflect on what 2016 will bring, trends and upcoming changes on how buyers and service providers engage. Recently a lot has been said and written about two prominent trends: digital and automation. However little has been discussed about the commonalities between these prominent trends and the outsourcing industry. Digital and […]
By- Fabiano Rosa
Although well thought upfront, the alignment of an organization’s strategy with their decision to outsource tends sometimes to be focused on short-term attainment of the organization’s bottom line and cost reduction targets. There are seven fundamental steps an organization may wish to follow to ensure the alignment with its strategy materializes it. Last month I […]
By- Fabiano Rosa
As threats to cyber security become increasingly ominous, sophisticated and unpredictable, CIOs must address risks ranging from denial of service attacks to natural disasters to disgruntled employees. Global organizations must also manage complex networks of service providers and scores of third-party suppliers, many of whom have access to customers, sensitive data and critical technology. In […]
Smart Cities is one of the fastest growing segments within the burgeoning internet of things (IoT) outsourcing market. Currently worth just ~$140m, NelsonHall forecasts the global market for Smart Cities IoT outsourcing to grow by 75% CAGR over the next five years, taking it to ~$2.15bn by 2020.
This timely webinar will help you successfully navigate the changing landscape of today’s IT environment and improving multi-vendor governance. Today’s IT environment is more complex than ever before. Organizations are faced with a daunting array of devices, services and vendors. Choosing among and integrating these new options for the best possible business outcome creates a […]
By- Outsourcing Institute
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 […]