Tech/ITO

IT Outsourcing is the use of external service providers to deliver IT services, such as application development & maintenance, as well as infrastructure solutions for businesses not generally in the tech business, allowing the customer organization to focus on their main business or cut costs and maintain their position in the marketplace. This can also include software-as-a-service (SaaS), Cloud & Mobile solutions, as well as cyber-security and other related IT managed services.

What’s on the Minds of CXO’s Investigating RPA & Intelligent...

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

Digital Convergence Conference

As the focus shifts from cost savings to creating more value for business, customers and employees, the nature of relationships between enterprises and their digital technology partners will move from contract terms and SLAs to one of collaboration and co-innovation. Enterprises today are breaking down walls between departments, connecting silos and embarking to create end […]

Maximizing Sourcing Value: Thru Supply Intelligence

Atul Vashistha, Chairman, Neo Group discusses what ails outsourcing and solutions to leverage: supply intelligence models and supply intelligence monitoring program.

Talking Risk & Wall Street Technology with Avasant’s Anupam Govil

The Outsourcing Institute’s Daniel Goodstein recently sat down with Anupam Govil, Partner at advisory firm Avasant, and the Program Co-Chair of the Upcoming Wall Street Tech Conference this Spring. Hear the challenges facing BFSI execs regarding risk, Cyber-security, & How Digital and Cloud Technologies are Affecting Wall Street.  

By- Outsourcing Institute

Building a Foundation: The Role of the VMO in Regulatory...

Complying with regulations on third-party oversight represents an urgent imperative for banks and financial services firms. Oversight of any given third-party provider involves a number of functions and business units with widely varying priorities and areas of focus, and requires clearly delineating lines of responsibility and ownership. A Vendor Management Office (VMO) can play a […]

Contractual Discipline – a Financial Services Imperative

David England, Director “The best contract is the one you never have to pull out of the drawer.” That adage describes the idyllic sourcing relationship of old – one built on trust, open communication and aligned objectives. In such an environment, specific contractual terms and obligations rarely need to be called upon, since both sides […]

By- Alsbridge

How to Build a VMO: Lessons Learned and Keys to...

Executives today manage increasingly complex contracts and service delivery structures, and must meet increasingly high expectations regarding business value, continuous improvement and compliance to a changing regulatory landscape. In this environment, the Vendor Management Office (VMO) has emerged as a critical governance and oversight tool. Designed to facilitate collaboration within the sourcing model as well […]

By- Alsbridge

Six Predictions: Vendor Management Capabilities Take Center Stage

In today’s outsourcing marketplace, complex, multi-vendor service delivery models offer the potential benefit of leveraging best-of-breed capabilities. However, they also pose the formidable challenge of integrating and coordinating myriad players with varying roles and responsibilities and ensuring collaboration among a disparate team of providers. In addition, increasingly stringent regulatory requirements in many industries put the […]

By- Alsbridge

Industry Leader Roundtable The Barriers & Breakthroughs of Defining Digital...

In Part I of this two-part interview, Frank Casale,Founder and CEO of the Outsourcing Institute, sits down with Peter Iannone of Alsbridge and Gene Chao of CSC to discuss the Barriers and Breakthroughs of Defining Digital in the World of Banking