Your brand is only as strong as the experiences you create for your customers. The experience is the message. The effectiveness of traditional marketing strategies continues to diminish in the face of new technologies, changing customer behavior, and rising customer expectations. The impact of marketing communications has been trumped by the real-life experiences consumers enjoy […]
The increased uptake of cloud services is reflected in global IT spending trends that have been steadily shifting from traditional IT offerings to cloud, otherwise known as “cloud shift”. Rapid improvement in cloud platforms, security, network reliability and cloud-based applications has led to the adoption of cloud in ways that were hitherto unprecedented. The industry […]
Global CapEx growth is projected to surmount global GDP growth over the next decade as capital intensive industries strive to meet the world’s demand for energy, resources, information, mobility, and connectivity. As such, CapEx optimization is on the top priority list of most corporate leaders worldwide. Owning to its practice of providing a rate of […]
The insurance outsourcing industry is moving at a fast pace in response to the need for rapid deployment of digital platforms and offerings, as well as advancements in new distribution models that are emerging via ‘insurtech’ start-ups. Here I take a look at some of the key trends driving the insurance BPO market in 2017, […]
Introduction to Strategic Cost Optimization Overview. Cost reduction can be achieved with four different programs.
Trends and Best Practices. Major Levers of Digital Transformation at Utilities.
Like many people who are part of the Outsourcing Institute’s community, I have spent my entire career focused on process improvement, automation and outsourcing. These are concepts which I have studied and applied for decades, and their use has been key to my professional success. However, if you’re like me, you may have noticed that […]
Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence (RPA & AI) in HR are at an early stage, though the clear signs are that vendors are beginning to make investments that are paying off for their clients. Here I take a look at recent RPA & AI initiatives in three areas of HR outsourcing: payroll services, recruitment […]
The End of Outsourcing or a New Digitally-fueled Outsourcing? 3×1 Interview – 3 outsourcing questions, 1 outsourcing expert
The End of Outsourcing or a “New Digitally-fueled Outsourcing? Outsourcing Institute President Daniel Goodstein Speaks to Founder Frank Casale About the Shift in How Work is Getting Done Daniel Goodstein: Isn’t Outsourcing dead? Recent reports are that Outsourcing contract values are down 50% and there are many analysts out there that insist that Outsourcing is […]
Avasant’s CEO, Kevin Parikh shares a case study for the humanity at the Empowering Beyond Summit