Category: Whitepapers

  • The Verdict of Cloud HR Services Clients: Providers Must Improve in 3 Key Areas

    The Verdict of Cloud HR Services Clients: Providers Must Improve in 3 Key Areas

    NelsonHall recently published its 2017 Cloud-Based HR Services market analysis study and NEAT vendor assessment, as part of which we interviewed the clients of leading cloud-based HR services vendors to ascertain satisfaction levels across a range of service criteria. And while we found that cloud-based HR services were meeting client expectations in a few areas, […]

  • The Role That Automation Technology Plays Along the Shared Services Maturity Scale

    The Role That Automation Technology Plays Along the Shared Services Maturity Scale

    Automation technology plays an increasingly large role as companies form new shared services operations and grow in maturity. As the organization develops and needs to serve a larger number of users, the benefits of implementing centralized automated services increases substantially. However, implementing automation is critical at every stage and companies that begin planning for the […]

  • The Top 9 Trends in Vendor Management

    The Top 9 Trends in Vendor Management

    Multi-vendor systems are becoming the standard model for delivering outsourcing services in today’s workplace. This approach allows clients to leverage the best service for a particular business environment. However, multi-vendor delivery models also require a client organization to integrate multiple vendors with varying roles and coordinate their activities in an effective manner. Furthermore, many industries, […]

  • Four Ways to Improve Your Vendor Risk Program

    Four Ways to Improve Your Vendor Risk Program

    Risk-management professionals often find the creation of a vendor risk management (VRM) program to be a challenging task, especially when it’s for an entire enterprise. An accurate vendor list and executive support are required for such a program. The challenge is this project often begins with an outdated vendor list and a need to build […]

  • Building Your Strategy for Technology Sourcing

    Building Your Strategy for Technology Sourcing

    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. Although cost and service levels are still important, ensuring that IT is optimized to deliver value back to the […]

  • Speed of Deployment Key to ROI Realization in Cloud HR

    Speed of Deployment Key to ROI Realization in Cloud HR

    NelsonHall’s recently published (July, 2017) Targeting Cloud-Based HR Services market analysis report estimates the global cloud-based HR services market to be $15.2bn, and this is expected to continue its growth trajectory (~6.3% CAGR) to reach $20.6bn by 2021. With the largest portion of the market coming from cloud implementations (~44%), it’s interesting to find that […]

  • Compliance & VMS Technology: Clients Identify Areas Where MSP Vendors Need to Improve

    Compliance & VMS Technology: Clients Identify Areas Where MSP Vendors Need to Improve

    NelsonHall recently published its 2017 Managed Services Programs (MSP)1 market analysis and NEAT vendor assessment, as part of which we interviewed the clients of leading MSP vendors to ascertain satisfaction levels across a range of MSP service criteria. And while we found that MSP is largely meeting or exceeding client expectations, there are a few […]

  • 5 Steps to More Effective Change Management When Implementing Automation Solutions

    Change management is often the most difficult part of an IT project, regardless of the technology that’s being implemented. Many companies struggle with getting buy in from key stakeholders and encouraging adoption when end users have been doing things a particular way for years and are resistant to change. This is especially true when implementing […]

  • Digital Singularity and a Case For Humanity

    We’ve had the opportunity to interview Kevin Parikh, CEO and Senior Partner at Avasant, a leading management consulting firm. Through this interview, he gives a short preview to his upcoming book on Digital Singularity and a case for humanity.   What is your opinion on some of the more exciting trends on the Digital frontier? […]

  • Overcoming the Challenges of Shared Services: How automation can help companies manage the complexity of shared service environments

    Shared service solutions for accounting, document processing and other areas are seeing unprecedented adoption rates. In a 2017 survey on shared services, over 53% of respondents said they used shared services to perform three or more functions, up from just 20% in 2013. [1] The reason for this adoption is clear. Centralized services shared among […]