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.

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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...

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The Transaction: Seven Different Pitches

Frank Casale discussing outsourcing options with a few people.

Duplicate Payments: Vendor ledger analyses and payments recovery project brings...

A leading beverage company launched a business transformation initiative at a global level that included its organizational structures and business operating model. The overall goal for the outsourcing project was to increase effectiveness and efficiency to bring the company’s Finance & Accounting function to “world class” performance. One of the most important goals of the […]

Indian Outsourcing: When ‘Yes’ is not ‘Yes’

Have you ever asked a question, got an answer that sounded like ‘YES’ and then later discovered it wasn’t? Most people working with an Indian outsourcing company can relate to this. Why does this happen? The root cause is most likely cultural differences. These differences impact time orientation, response to authority and ultimately decision making, […]

Duplicates payments: Vendor ledger analyses and payments recovery project brings...

Coca-Cola Enterprices (CCE) has initiated a business transformation at a global level that includes its organizational structures and its business operating model. Capgemini’s understanding was that CCE’s overall goal for this outsourcing project is to increase effectiveness and efficiency to bring CCE’s Finance & Accounting function to near “world class” performance. One of the most […]

Transform your business processes through robotic automation

Companies across the globe are looking to grasp the opportunities presented by advanced technologies, disruptive business models and emerging social/mobile collaboration. With these themes shaping business process service engagements, there’s a growing need to radically change the problem-solving mindset to reduce, streamline and eliminate repetitive process work. Automate critical business processes using Dell Automated Full-Time […]

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Next Generation Vendor Management

Frank Casale, Founder & CEO, Outsourcing Institute and Institute for Robotic Process Automation, Craig Nelson, Managing Director, Alsbridge and Jim McDonnell, General Manager, ServiceGrid BU, Cisco share best practices and insights on next generation vendor management.

Industry Leader Q&A: Innovation

OI’s Frank Casale Talks Innovation with the CEO of CapGemini’s BPO Business, Christopher Stancombe.

The New Contingent Workforce: What Drives the Future of Work...

The use of today’s contingent workforce raises many critical questions for the employers who hire them. From understanding the psychographic and fiscal drivers that motivate these workers, to the macro-economic issues that guide larger workplace dynamics, employers are challenged. They are challenged by needing to know what impresses, attracts and retains this group sufficiently enough […]