June 2008- The process of selecting an outsourcing vendor implies a complex multistage process to evaluate not only what the provider can do, but also the way it's done. If your project ends up in the wrong hands, it could endanger all your great plans for business growth. In return, with a well-selected provider, you will see savings, enhanced product value and greater speed to market, thus giving your business a competitive edge.
May 2008- IP-based businesses now represent the largest single sector of the U.S. economy and, according to the U.S. Commerce Department, intellectual property theft costs U.S. businesses an estimated $250 billion per year and 750,000 American jobs. An outsourcer is not only tasked with R&D development, but equally important, is expected to keep that intellectual property safe. No company can afford to do business with an outsourcing vendor that bypasses or takes shortcuts with security. ...
May 2008- Whether a CTO is searching for an offshore outsourcing vendor for a single project or a long-term partnership, the vendor's country should be a significant part of the due diligence.
To implement a successful outsourced project considerable planning and
efforts are required. This white paper discusses the important guidelines to help through your next outsourced project.
This whitepaper is for product/project managers, CFO and other managers involved in making decisions related to outsourcing.
April 2008- Canada’s position as a well-established IT outsourcing destination for US technology companies is hardly to be disputed. But the growth of Canada’s outsourcing reputation is rather slack when compared to India, China and other offshore competitors. A similar legal framework, compatibility of culture and business practices and same time zones as the United States have always been obvious advantages of Canada, but they cannot be the only competitive differentiators when cost effectiveness might ...
February 2008- Delivering value through efficiency is a primary reason companies employ outsourcing strategies within their businesses. In delivering these functions, businesses should explore all outsourcing options to provide the most efficient and cost effective services to their customers. Developing a multi-source strategy or a domestic outsourcing model are ways to balance value and risk and should be explored as approaches to reaching optimal efficiency. Through the proper outsourcing model companies can reduce and manage costs, concentrate ...
January 2008- Very few aspects of the contemporary corporate world are measured more critical than their IT systems. When it comes to the prospect of outsourcing this key resource, whilst the commercial and operational advantages are significant, the potential risks must not be underestimated. Increasingly, focus is coming to bear on the security and conformity sections of the outsourcing contract as being those that need particular attention and specialist knowledge. A company can subcontract its IT environment, ...
January 2008- The customer requirement for Single Sign-On (SSO) is to have ONE primary login, giving transparent access to all systems without subsequent logons (whether web or legacy based applications.) This seemingly simple concept has been the Holy Grail for many years and has rarely been achieved in full. The challenges are both technical and commercial. On the technical side, there are many different ways in which SSO can be achieved; the choice of technology is very ...
January 2008- As the changes in publishing are coming faster and are more reflective Cadmus outsourcing options help people to retain their competitive edge. Focus the resources on acquiring and marketing content while relying on Cadmus to manage an integrated, global production platform designed to reduce costs and make oneself more competitive. Cadmus Communications serves intellectual publishers worldwide with a deep assurance to providing the best available technology and customer support for the publishing programs. They invest ...
January 2008- HP has learned from hundreds of global outsourcing engagements with clients who have used outsourcing to drive IT transformation, IT agility, and increased business value from their IT. It will focus on critical success factors that often lie outside of the outsourcing contract, but should inform outsourcing decisions. These sometimes-overlooked factors, such as relationship-building, governance, and human resources management, characterize successful outsourcing engagements.
January 2008- This paper from Select Business Solutions elaborates on the challenges that must be faced by organizations that outsource development activity. It shows how the selection of appropriate development processes and tools to support them, together with a rigorous and consistently applied architecture can address the core challenges faced in an outsourced World. Outsource Suppliers who wish to work with clients in an effective way to deliver well-aligned business solutions will gain an understanding of how ...
January 2008- Outsourcing is rapidly gaining acceptance among businesses seeking to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their business operations and drive profitable growth. Senior management and their IT professional leadership of businesses that have not seriously explored outsourcing need to broaden their understanding of the outsourcing options available. The team of Avaya outsourcing professionals stands ready to aid in exploring and evaluating the opportunities available in telecommunications networking outsourcing.
January 2008- This paper published by Avaya talks about Avaya Management Services: Cutting-Edge Communications Support. Avaya supports its Managed Services solution with convenient and responsive customer service. Avaya believes that providing high-quality support for multi-vendor network environments will improve its customers economic success. As a result, a portfolio of global services that spans all phases of the network life cycle is being created.
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