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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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Enterprise Software Product Outsourcing: A Fresh Perspective for Mid-market Vendors


Creating outsourcing centers is a viable option for companies under pressure to develop quality products with tight time and budget restraints. Mid-market companies, however, often do not have this option, but can still benefit from partnering with an outsourcing provider.

roi outsourcing service  the return on investment (ROI) and the time to market benefits that its clients have consistently gained. User Recommendations Despite AMR research which shows that US software companies are focusing today on automating repetitive tasks that may make software outsourcing obsolete by 2010, my belief is that it will not happen. It will take at least ten more years for this to happen. Many vendors including Sun Micro Systems have been working for years on software products which will automate entire Read More

Offshore Outsourcing: Is There a Method to the Madness? Planning for Offshore Outsourcing


Organizations considering the offshore outsourcing of processes should seriously consider adopting a proven methodology before implementation. This will minimize risk and maximize the return associated with offshore outsourcing and will help create a successful venture.

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Recession? Steal Market Share by Increasing Customer Service!


During a recession, don’t follow the cost-cutting crowd. Of course, be frugal, but in areas that don’t touch the customer. Forget what everyone else is doing. Now isn’t the time to follow the masses—now is the time to make difficult decisions that will poise your company for unprecedented growth coming out of the downturn. Find out how to think and act for the long term—and emerge from the current economic stall a winner.

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How to Cope When Your Service Provider is Acquired


Challenges are aplenty when a vendor is acquired. Financial health is no longer a safe indicator to gauge a vendor's future during this mega merger era. Knowing the challenges facing big vendors, like Oracle and PeopleSoft, and their competitors can give users a negotiating edge, whether in or entering a contract.

roi outsourcing service  whose return on investment (ROI) has been much more tangible and faster than those of large, generalist providers. Ignoring these would only defeat the purpose of due diligence, and will only nurture the creation of a few complacent, large vendor oligopolies. Yet, even if comfortable with a vendor''s merger, users may want to take an aggressive negotiating stance, given vendors are likely more amenable to steeper discounts during transitional periods. Pay more attention to the clauses and fine print in Read More

Service Productization


Productization of services is accomplished by associating tangible features with intangible service offerings. Tangible features may take the form of personnel, collateral, methodologies, pricing, facilities, or other attributes. Automation tools like enterprise service automation, database, and project management tools serve as enablers to service productization. By associating tangible features with intangible services, the professional services firm can build client confidence.

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Enterprise Resource Planning for Services: Has Software as a Service Become Service-oriented Architecture for Small to Medium Businesses?


In the past, enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiatives were far too costly for smaller organizations to consider. However, a trend has recently emerged where software vendors are now offering software-as-a-service business models for ERP implementation to even the smallest organizations.

roi outsourcing service  SMB ? Or Accounting on Steroids ? Since the recent rise in popularity of SaaS and the entrance of tier one vendors into the SMB market, the ERP acronym has extended its definition to include accounting and financial software vendors that have serviced this market segment since the eighties. Leading vendors such as Sage , Intuit , and Microsoft have taken advantage of ERP''s expanded definition. These vendors have branded their accounting solutions as ERP for SMBs by delivering an integrated offering Read More

Ventyx Service Suite


The Ventyx Service Suite software, services and roadmap have been developed in collaboration with the largest and most progressive group of utilities in the world – over 100,000 mobile technicians and their dispatchers use Service Suite every day. Their ongoing feedback has enabled Ventyx to develop the most comprehensive, intuitive solution with proven functionality to increase productivity and reduce costs: Forecasting enables transparent and accurate workforce planning and the balancing of work requirements Scheduling helps utilities to get the job done right with the right resources, the first time, by sequencing work for optimal efficiency. Dispatch automates routine orders and proactively responds to emergency situations in real time. Work Progress Monitoring provides real-time visibility into the progress of work so that field workforces and resources can be effectively managed.  

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What Is Software as a Service?


Though born from the ashes of traditional hosting models, software as a service differs fundamentally from its predecessors. Its software is designed to be delivered as a service, security is better, rich user interfaces are available, and it has greater interactivity.

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DSL Ltd. Selects IFS for Service Management


DSL Ltd., a Canadian commercial food service and restaurant equipment distributor and service provider has chosen IFS Field Service Management and IFS Mobile Workforce Management, components of IFS’ Enterprise Service Management offering to enhance its service business, increase inventory availability while reducing expenses, and optimize customer equipment maintenance.

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The Rising Financial Importance of Service


For the Best-in-Class, service is a profit center and a competitive differentiator. As a result, these organizations are yielding soaring financial results. Download this infographic from the Aberbeen Group and see how organizations can win by providing best-in-class service to their customers.

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Web Self-Service


This white paper introduces customer self-service and how using Surado Web Self-Service can increase customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and increase return on investments (ROI). The key is to understand your customer, your products and services, and the tools available to deliver service to maximize customer satisfaction and reduce customer service costs. This paper will discuss the various self-service options available, how to utilize best practices, delivery technology and how customer self-service is tied to the "big picture" of customer relationship management (CRM).

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IFS Field Service Management


IFS Service Management is recognized as a best-of-breed software application for companies managing a field service workforce. It includes everything service organizations of all sizes need to profitably serve customers and is available on-premise or in the cloud. Standard functionality covers the entire field service lifecycle from customer relationship management (CRM), scheduling, and mobile service, to contract pricing, warranty repair, and parts management. Available extensions include schedule optimization for large field service workforces and enterprise functionality from IFS Applications including maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO).

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Software as a Service Is Gaining Ground


Software as a service is the latest incarnation of the hosting model. The demand for cost efficiency, information technology flexibility, and faster return on investment, coupled with new technology advancements, has caused the hosting model to be reborn.

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A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader


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