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Outsourcing 101 - A Primer
Outsourcing is a very diverse topic, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. Companies are telling

logistics outsourcing  costs. As transportation and logistics improved through improved infrastructure and the use of computer technology, the cost of transportation went down, and offshore manufacturing went up. As education and skills improved in lower wage countries, manufacturers moved up the value-curve. More recently, outsourcing has moved into the world of information technology, pension and 401k benefits, data transcription, and call center operations. This realm is made more and more possible by continued investment

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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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Sunny Malta as an Nearshore IT Outsourcing Location


Enterprises, largely based in the US, UK, Japan, and Austraila, are turning to offshoring as a way to minimize costs. The biggest offshoring region is currently India; however, the logistics and costs of outsourcing to this region has caused enterprises to look to other areas, such as Malta. Malta is a promising nearshore IT outsourcing location because of its geography, investment in IT, and capability.

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Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes


Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning processes should first address some key aspects of these tools.

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Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges


The recent trend of manufacturing companies in outsourcing their production tasks to other parts of the world has certainly been effective in reducing production costs and increasing profit margins, but at the cost of complex supply chains and inability to quickly respond to new requests or demand changes. Learn how lean production can address global outsourcing challenges and help your company realize strategic growth.

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Improving HR through Business Process Outsourcing


In this interview, IDC's program director for human resources (HR) and talent management services answers five questions about business process outsourcing (BPO) for HR. Learn why, for BPO to be successful, service suppliers need to balance support for underlying technology with their ability to achieve economies of scale through technological innovation, and how the role of technology affects the success of BPO projects.

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Who Benefits from Outsourcing?


While simple on the surface, the decision to outsource is a major strategic undertaking. Besides weighing cost reduction against the consequences of reduced control, companies must also consider various economic effects, political consequences, and even cultural limitations. Discover the economic and political implications of outsourcing and offshoring, and learn techniques for managing successful deals.

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Case Study: Choice Logistics


Automation of analytics is an essential step for companies to undertake so that an analyst’s time can be spent analyzing, rather than preparing inefficient paper reports. Dundas Dashboards solutions can help improve the execution of analytic operations by eliminating the need for the creation of manual reports. At the same time, Dundas Dashboards can help consolidate information from the latest available data, allowing your organization to act on trend information in real time. This gives your company the ability to focus on immediate prospects and unite as a team, rather than wasting person hours on organizing outdated paper reports.

Dundas Dashboard integrates easily into your current system and is easy to use, while offering a high level of user support. In this case study, learn how Dundas Dashboards can provide dashboard solutions for a variety of uses within your organization, such as building dashboards for internal metrics to help account managers, or creating dashboards for the purpose of generating detailed information about spending and trends. Dundas Dashboard has the ability to aid in the creation of visual data in innovative ways so you can gain the best advantage from your data. Through the use of Dundas Dashboards, transparency is improved and operations are made consistent across the organization. When your organization gains insight from data trends and can generate real-time reports, it gives both users and their clients a truer vision into business practices.

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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)


Business process outsourcing (BPO) services manage critical front- and back-office processes that can include human resources and accounting as well as customer-related services such as contact center services.

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Application Outsourcing Services


BlueAlly provides a range of custom application development and management services (ADMS), which address both strategic outsourcing and capacity services engagement models. ADMS helps its clients meet fast-changing business requirements and challenges, without increasing their budgets. BlueAlly provides ADMS across various platforms and technologies, including integration of multiple technology environments. BlueAlly's specific application development services include full life-cycle application development, a web-based collaboration portal, open source application development, and enterprise architecture definition.

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Managing Risks Associated with Outsourcing


Strategic cost reduction has been a focus area for financial institutions (FIs), with outsourcing emerging as a very attractive option lately. But outsourcing is fraught with risks. This article examines risks associated with outsourcing and offers perspectives on managing these risks.

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