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.
Video Interview: Talking Digital Convergence & Transformation with Outsourcing Institute’s Principal of Digital Transformation Practice & Co-chair of the Digital Convergence Conference, Gregory North
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 […]
Conduct better IT governance meetings by setting goals, planning ahead, and understanding best practices. As more IT services and applications are outsourced to third-party vendors, it becomes increasingly important for companies to understand how to effectively manage vendors and conduct governance meetings at predefined intervals. This allows organizations to take full advantage of IT-vendor relationships […]
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 […]
Digital Transformation is hot, no question about that. Every company knows they need a digital strategy. Every competitor is seeking a digital edge. Hundreds, no thousands of companies are out there right now, ready and willing to help you find your digital way. Talent is twice, no ten times more marketable when RPA or AI […]
Gregory North, Principal, Digital Transformation, Outsourcing Institute The Digital Age is here and its changing everything about the way we live and work, including the composition of our workforce. Going forward humans aided by new digital capabilities will collaborate with AI “team members” on new products and services, while “down the hall” bots handle all […]
PwC’s Digital Service Leader, Catherine Zhou, joins Outsourcing Institute President, Daniel Goodstein, to examine the shift of digital convergence and its impact within the enterprise. The interview explores: Differentiating Digital vs. Digitalization The Change of Business Models Explained in 3 Dimensions How to Leverage Traditional Regulatory Items The Future of Omni-Channel Customer Care Value of […]
The rise of financial technology—FinTech or InsurTech, for short—is changing the way people and companies save, pay, borrow, and invest. The environment includes tech companies, infrastructure players, and startups, along with incumbents. The FinTech formula for success is simple: use technology and mobile platforms to slash costs and bypass intermediaries. New competitors often offer low-cost […]