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Off-shoring: Are You Getting Your Money s Worth?
Are companies that offshore software development, call center operations, and remote implementations really saving money? Are customers and users realizing benefits? Indeed, there are areas where savings can be misstated. But companies can do something to protect themselves against disappointments.
: Off-shoring, software development, call center operations, call center support, remote implementations, regulatory compliance, business practices, risk mitigation, on-site vs. remote implementation, total cost of ownership, TCO.
The Cost of Culture Clash: Building a Collaboration Model for Twenty-first Century Globalization
Offshoring is well-entrenched in most global corporations today and has in fact become a necessary means of supporting business growth. And as companies familiar with offshoring will agree, integrating diverse cultures and geographies is essential. If unaddressed, it can lead to lack of trust, low morale, and loss of productivity. More often than not, these outcomes are mistaken for issues with governance, delivery or project reducing chances of success. What is required is a training program tailored to the design, delivery, content, outcomes, and cultural organization of your enterprise. Download this white paper to learn more now.
: Type: White Paper Description: Offshoring is well-entrenched in most global corporations today and has in fact become a necessary means of supporting business growth. And as companies familiar with offshoring will agree, integrating diverse cultures and geographies is essential. If unaddressed, it can lead to lack of trust, low morale, and loss of productivity. More often than not, these outcomes are mistaken for issues with governance, delivery or project reducing chances of success. What is required is
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Who Benefits from Outsourcing?
Who Benefits from Outsourcing? Read Free White Papers or Case Studies In Relation To the Benefits of 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.
: benefits from outsourcing and offshoring when there are so many issues and constituencies involved? This White Paper explores the economic and political implications of outsourcing and offshoring, while identifying cultural differences that can make or break a sourcing relationship and examining techniques for managing successful deals. Outsourcing and Offshoring: Good for Politics? A simple search of the Web produces endless reports on the pros and cons of both outsourcing and offshoring. However, there
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Implications of Cloud on the Indian IT Services Industry
For more than a decade, offshoring and outsourcing enjoyed an unchallenged monopoly in terms of adding value to global organizations. Since the economic downturn of 2008, however, there has been a shift in the perspective of IT expenditure. An increased demand for direct linking of IT to business outcomes and variablization of IT cost has made IT services in the cloud an attractive business idea. Find out why.
: more than a decade, offshoring and outsourcing enjoyed an unchallenged monopoly in terms of adding value to global organizations. Since the economic downturn of 2008, however, there has been a shift in the perspective of IT expenditure. An increased demand for direct linking of IT to business outcomes and variablization of IT cost has made IT services in the cloud an attractive business idea. Find out why. Implications of Cloud on the Indian IT Services Industry style= border-width:0px; /> comments
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Why and How Outsourcing Management and Governance is Critical to Outsourcing Success
Why and How Outsourcing Management and Governance is Critical to Outsourcing Success. Get IT Information Associated with Outsourcing Management and Governance. Organizations undertaking information technology and business process outsourcing typically are very focused on
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Remote Implementations--Why They Can Make $ense
Everything in the computer industry seems to be going off-shore, why not software implementations? This article looks at reasons why remote implementation of software packages can make both logical and fiscal sense, particularly in the United States. Read on to learn why your organization may want to look at this implementation alternative more closely and not be so quick to dismiss it as a passing fad.
: barriers and related problems, offshoring can provide significant benefits in terms of increased productivity and reduced wages—a tough 1-2 punch that is difficult to ignore or explain away. So why not also consider off-shore or remote implementation of software? This article looks at several reasons why remote implementation can make logical and fiscal sense for US-based companies. Applicability for other countries will depend greatly on their wage scale and currency evaluation. The remote
The Best-kept Secret in the Product Lifecycle Management Mid-market
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: starting with the rampant offshoring of facilities and the expansion of outsourcing and contract manufacturing overseas (see Global Product Development Seen as a Boon for Product Lifecycle Management Vendors ). There are also escalating mergers and acquisitions (M&As) within multiple business sectors and the inexorable spate of regulatory and compliance mandates within many industries and geographic regions (see Thou Shalt Comply [and More], or Else ). This dovetails into the relentless pressure to
University of Canberra Achieves a Step Change With Offshore Outsourcing
This case study showcases the University of Canberra’s (UC) successful outsourcing story amidst an increasingly competitive education industry in Australia. A broad coverage and decentralized approach to administrative support, coupled with lowering student demand and increasing budget deficit contributed to UC’s diminishing performance and margins. In order to rebuild its competitiveness, increase profitability and refocus on their core functions, UC decided to outsource its key functions to Wipro while still retaining some in-house, high-level technical or managerial role. Find out more now.
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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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Malta, An Ideal Nearshore Location
Malta: an Ideal Nearshore Outsourcing Location. Download current Reports About Malta: an Ideal Nearshore Outsourcing 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.
: , Offshore Outsourcing , Offshoring , Outsourcing Management , Restructuring , Sourcing Solutions , Strategic Alliances , Strategic Alliances Analysis , Vertical Integration . Many are surprised to hear that Malta is developing as a nearshore outsourcing location. Right after independence from Britain in 1964, Malta started attracting manufacturing companies to set up factories in Malta mostly from the UK, Germany and Italy. As the years went by, the number increased and companies also started moving up
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