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Supply Chain Network Visibility and Analytics
The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies

outsource analytics  a company decides to outsource portions of its supply chain. For example, by giving third parties the responsibility to run its distribution centers, a company needs extended supply chain visibility in order to maintain control of operations and ensure customer satisfaction. In another example, a manufacturer of medical devices once managed its global supply chain with a tool accessible through the company intranet, but found that its growing process management demands could no longer be met with this

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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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outsource analytics  is a mechanism for outsource providers to demonstrate the sufficiency of their controls design and to verify that their controls are operating effectively. The problem of SOX reporting is particularly acute for firms with multiple operating units and decentralized systems. This is because in recent years, many enterprises have grown both organically and through acquisitions, and thus, accurately reporting on these business units requires a significant number of manual accounting processes and Read More

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Smarter Customer Service with IBM Business Analytics


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Workforce Analytics: Key to Aligning People Business Strategy


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