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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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Outsourcing Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls


Outsourcing can provide management with a powerful tool to control cost and enhance product and service delivery. Yet so many outsourcing initiatives fall short of expectations—why? For one thing, you need to know what you’re getting into, by going through an intense request for proposal (RFP) process and many rounds of contract negotiations. Find out how to better manage negotiating your outsourcing contract, and more.

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Forget Speeds and Feeds-ERP Outsourcing for the Mid-market


If you base your selection of an outsourcing partner on a service provider’s strengths, it can be difficult to make an apples-to-apples comparison among the various models. The best way to make a comparison in a thoughtful and effective manner is to develop individual specifications matching buyer needs with service provider strengths in order to make an enduring match. Find out how.

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Outsourcing Best Practices-A Primer on Outsourcing Governance


The cardinal sin of outsourcing governance is to focus entirely on the mechanics and the price. If you do that, you’ll squander the true potential of the relationship. So spend the time and effort required to ensure an effective governance process—and don’t lose sight of the fact that without cultural alignment with your vendor, you’ll only be creating ground rules for debate, not agreement.

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Malta, An Ideal Nearshore Location


Malta is developing as a nearshoring location. Malta's advantages include an educated workforce that is fluent in English, lower wages than Western Europe, and a central geographic postion. In addition, Malta is a member of the European Union, and the Maltese government offers both tax and non-fiscal incentives to promote investment.

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Outsourcing Best Practices


It has become very common for start-ups to begin their entire product development by leveraging companies offshore. Once a long-haul possibility for large corporations with deep pockets, offshore outsourcing is now accepted as a natural phenomenon of business strategy for even the smallest of companies. Learn 10 best practices that can help you manage your next product engineering outsourcing (PEO) project.

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Six Important Skills Needed in PEO


The most important consideration for product engineering outsourcing (PEO) is vendor skills. Choosing the right set of skills can help companies achieve business objectives such as reducing time to market or lowering costs. Choosing the wrong set of skills can lead to subpar outcomes and mire companies in regret. Ensuring that your projects are in good hands makes the difference between failure and success. Find out why.

epo outsource  that includes a detailed report on the work done and contact information of vendors, which both helps in keeping the chain of information worry-free even when the in-house IT team is left with the project on their own. Good communication is especially important when the outsourcing service provider is halfway around the world. Large PEO companies have contacts in over 50 countries with region-specific operators and global vendors. In order to organize such large division of labor, it is important that Read More

Thinking of Outsourcing Your Entire Recruitment Process? Here's What You Need to Know


As organizations get larger and expand into new markets and territories they may find it more difficult to meet their talent management needs. Outsourcing is one option, but is your organization ready to hand over its entire recruitment process to an RPO provider? TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at some factors to consider when working with an RPO and what your company can do to reap the benefits of recruitment outsourcing.

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Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing


In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short.

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Call Center Protocols: Getting Problems Solved!


Customer support agents (CSAs) are the first line of support for the client when a problem arises. If a level-1 CSA has tried all introductory problem-solving skills, has referred to the company knowledge base (KB) for a possible solution, and is still unable to resolve the problem, the incident ticket is escalated to second level (L2) support, where CSAs have advanced training and more knowledge

epo outsource  printer is down • end-of-day reports can’t be processed; sales figures are off At this level of severity, a ticket had to be escalated within 30 minutes of the initial call, and had to be resolved within 3–6 hours. Severity 3 • single user problem—not business-critical • service request (SR) The ticket had to be resolved within 24 hours. Severity 3 (VIP) All VIP tickets were assigned a severity 3 status. However, the on-call helpdesk manager had to be notified immediately, and he would Read More

The Many Flavors of Application Software Outsourcing


Many companies are looking to outsource development and maintenance of their application software. Common reasons that companies outsource application software are to reduce their costs, improve quality, obtain flexible staffing levels, and obtain improved service and support so they can focus on their core competence such as, designing clothes, managing equity portfolios, or running hospitals. Choosing whether to outsource or not is a strategic decision for a company. Once a company has decided to outsource, however, it must still choose an outsourcing approach that best fits it needs. This paper will describe the many different options for application software outsourcing, including the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.

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Accountants Deserve Better?


Accounting and Business Accounting departments have long suffered from being considered as serving a lower-priority function and playing a subsidiary role to other departments in any business—i.e., a “non-value creating” activity. Many business owners and top managers consider accounting as government mandated and a pretty much useless function. They also view accountants as boring bean

epo outsource  prepare a few insipid reports a year, and who are known for their constant irritating interventions to “more valuable” departments with unclear (for most personnel) requirements and standards that others have to maintain for reasons unknown. And I wouldn’t be surprised if all top managers secretly dreamt of ridding themselves of those annoying accounting people and finally doing whatever they want, without looking back at the “weird” needs of the bookkeeping department. Or at least outsource Read More

Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure Software Evaluation Report


The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing Software Evaluation Report focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.

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