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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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Human Resources: To Outsource or Not to Outsource, That Is the Question


As human resource outsourcing (HRO) becomes an increasingly popular option for many HR organizations, they must inform themselves about the benefits and challenges outsourcing brings. Find out why outsourcing your HR activities may or may not be right for you.

outsource benefits  Resources: To Outsource or Not to Outsource, That Is the Question In today’s business world, human resource outsourcing (HRO) is becoming increasingly popular. While earlier adopters of HRO have had less than ideal experiences with their outsourcing partners (poorly integrated service delivery, lack of common HR standards, etc.), today’s outsourcing services have greatly improved. According to a mid-2009 report by AMR Research Inc. on the state of IT outsourcing, roughly 80 percent of enterprises Read More

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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8 Reasons to Outsource Your Desktop in the Cloud


With organizations looking for new ways to cut costs and increase productivity, cloud computing has become a popular trend. In the most common form of cloud computing, vendors offer software via the Internet in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Many of the benefits of this model can be translated to desktop management. Learn how SaaS principles are being applied to offer companies desktop-as-a-service (DaaS).

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So You Want to Outsource Your Messaging?


One of the primary benefits of outsourcing is the initial negation of 'up-front' costs associated with the implementation of a production system.

outsource benefits  So You Want to Outsource Your Messaging? November 20, 2000 Product Background Application Service Providers have arisen on the Internet in response to such corporate messaging woes as support expenses, misbehaving application and server down-time. Assuming an organization ports all application functionality to an ASP, the only real concern for internal IT individuals would be ensuring a rich and stable connection to the Internet. ASPs use a Thin Client configuration, which means that any hosted 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.

outsource benefits  development projects. Companies can outsource entirely new applications, add new modules to existing applications, migrate an application to a new platform, or many other application-related tasks. One of the key benefits to this approach is that there can be a very clear expectation of scope, time, and cost. One of the challenges in obtaining clear expectation is that the buyer has to provide a complete set of requirements, specifications, or both. If the buyer only provides requirements without design Read More

The Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed


The appeal of VoIP is straightforward: By converging voice and data into a single, unified network, businesses can lower costs and increase productivity, as the scaled-down VoIP infrastructure is easier and less expensive to maintain. Read this white paper to gain a competitive advantage with VoIP’s four “secret weapons”: rich media, mobility, unified communications, and virtual workplaces.

outsource benefits  Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed The appeal of VoIP is straightforward: By converging voice and data into a single, unified network, businesses can lower costs and increase productivity, as the scaled-down VoIP infrastructure is easier and less expensive to maintain. Read this white paper to gain a competitive advantage with VoIP’s four “secret weapons”: rich media, mobility, unified communications, and virtual workplaces. Read More

Leading Benefits & Claims Administration Provider Improves Workforce Performance


NASCO, a healthcare claims administrator provider for BlueCross and BlueShield companies, deployed SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to streamline performance management processes and introduce efficiencies to better manage its workforce. It chose SumTotal for its easy-to-use technology and personalized approach to service and support. See how it achieved a 38% improvement in its performance management process.

outsource benefits  Benefits & Claims Administration Provider Improves Workforce Performance NASCO, a healthcare claims administrator provider for BlueCross and BlueShield companies, deployed SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to streamline performance management processes and introduce efficiencies to better manage its workforce. It chose SumTotal for its easy-to-use technology and personalized approach to service and support. See how it achieved a 38% improvement in its performance management Read More

The Benefits of Project Risk Assessment


This paper presents the arguments in favour of adopting a risk assessment strategy, and ways in which it can benefit your project as well as your business as a whole.

outsource benefits  Benefits of Project Risk Assessment This paper presents the arguments in favour of adopting a risk assessment strategy, and ways in which it can benefit your project as well as your business as a whole. Read More

Reaping the Benefits of Next-generation Dashboards


The old approaches for collecting, assimilating, and delivering business intelligence (BI) data have not kept pace with today’s increasing demand for rapid decision making. Many companies use static reports and ad hoc queries, but fewer companies use dashboards and portals—which often lack the interactivity required for navigation and visualization of business data. Learn how a next-generation dashboard solution can help.

outsource benefits  the Benefits of Next-generation Dashboards The old approaches for collecting, assimilating, and delivering business intelligence (BI) data have not kept pace with today’s increasing demand for rapid decision making. Many companies use static reports and ad hoc queries, but fewer companies use dashboards and portals—which often lack the interactivity required for navigation and visualization of business data. Learn how a next-generation dashboard solution can help. Read More

Virtualization: Optimized Power and Cooling to Maximize Benefits


Virtualization is a leap forward in data center evolution. It saves energy, increases computing throughput, frees up floor space, and facilitates load migration and disaster recovery. Optimizing your power and cooling infrastructure is an essential step in realizing the full potential of virtualization. Find out why optimized infrastructure is so important, and how you can reap the full rewards of virtualization.

outsource benefits  Optimized Power and Cooling to Maximize Benefits Virtualization is a leap forward in data center evolution. It saves energy, increases computing throughput, frees up floor space, and facilitates load migration and disaster recovery. Optimizing your power and cooling infrastructure is an essential step in realizing the full potential of virtualization. Find out why optimized infrastructure is so important, and how you can reap the full rewards of virtualization. Read More

E-learning Benefits and ROI Comparison of E-learning versus Traditional Training


You’re considering a move from traditional training to e-learning, but you’re not sure if the returns will be significant. In fact, employees are better able to retain and transfer what they’ve learned with Web-based training (WBT) and computer-based training (CBT). And typically, with these methods, the time a worker spends being trained is reduced by about 40 percent. Learn more about how e-learning can benefit you.

outsource benefits  be developed in-house or outsourced to training development consultants. Determination by Hour Reference resources state that the typical development costs for a 40-hour training session would be: 40 Hours Training X $4,000 Development Cost/Hour =$160,000 Using a Training Manual as Criteria A problem with determining the development of training by length of class is that often trainers will either cram in too much or else pad the time allotted for the training. 40 hours in class may be too little for the Read More

Benefits of DIY Payroll Outweigh Outsourcing


Outsourcing a crucial function such as payroll may have seemed like a good option at some point, but it can be fraught with issues not anticipated at the outset. Now, with the availability of advanced in-house payroll systems in the cloud, processing payroll in-house is much easier and more achievable than before.

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Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?




outsource benefits  don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily? For years (if not decades) now, but especially during tough economic times, companies have been trying to better analyze their enterprise spend over their comprehensive pools of sourcing categories (and individual items and commodities within these categories) and suppliers. The idea here is to find room for improvement and savings by pinpointing strategic centralized (consolidated) procurement opportunities for a better negotiating power, Read More

Releasing Resources to Support Growth: The Long-term Benefits of Finance Transformation


Senior finance executives in all industries recognize the long-term benefits of transaction-processing automation on resource allocation. Transaction automation frees time and resources that can be allocated for decision support and financial planning and analysis. The result: sustained, profitable top-line growth and risk reduction. Find out other benefits of improving your back-office processes through automation.

outsource benefits  Resources to Support Growth: The Long-term Benefits of Finance Transformation Senior finance executives in all industries recognize the long-term benefits of transaction-processing automation on resource allocation. Transaction automation frees time and resources that can be allocated for decision support and financial planning and analysis. The result: sustained, profitable top-line growth and risk reduction. Find out other benefits of improving your back-office processes through automation. Read More

Supplier Relationship Management: Benefits and Challenges


Properly implemented supplier relationship management solutions can help companies overcome some of today's business challenges by allowing them to restructure their supply chains, align business processes, define and establish company-supplier relationships, and integrate information systems to share information with suppliers.

outsource benefits  Relationship Management: Benefits and Challenges More and more companies are requesting their suppliers to integrate their business systems and share information online and in real time. Integrated business systems enable sourcing companies to plan and execute their supply schedules within minutes and receive confirmation almost immediately. Integrated systems effectively reduce the cost of purchasing, which may range from $30 to $170 (USD) per order, down to a few cents. In addition, they almost Read More