What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)?

“Cloud Computing” has radically changed how business applications are developed and run. Delivering a new application is now as swift as driving a car. Platform as a service is a established model for running application without the hassle of managing the hardware and software infrastructure at your organization. Organizations  of all volume have accepted PaaS […]

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Insourcing

Insourcing is an industry practice in which work that would otherwise have been contracted out is executed in house. Insourcing time and again involves bringing in experts to fill temporary needs or training existing personnel to perform tasks that would otherwise have been outsourced. An example is the use of in-house engineers to write technical documents […]

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The 'Do' List for a Successful Outsourcing Deal

The ‘Do’ List for a  Successful Outsourcing Deal Under pressure companies are looking for new targets to reduce costs, everything from legal and HR services to business processes and R&D are headed the way of the contact center-overseas. The famous saying that “Aiming after the shot usually means missing the goal altogether” holds true for […]

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Mitigating Risks in Outsourcing

The high level paybacks of outsourcing IT services are often well-known within the IT industry. Even so, many clients do not fully understand “why” and “how” an outsourcing agreement can provide these potential benefits. Those who do understand the benefits may not understand the risks that must be managed in order to realize those benefits. […]

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Best practice in an Outsourcing contract for buyer protection in provider’s M&A

As the outsourcing vendor landscape continues to shift through mergers and acquisitions, how can buyers build their contracts to protect what they envisage in the relationship despite a change in provider ownership? On one level, the service description in the contract or SOW or in a procedures manual documents the agreed approach. If there’s something […]

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Best practice in an Outsourcing contract for buyer protection in provider’s M&A

As the outsourcing vendor landscape continues to shift through mergers and acquisitions, how can buyers build their contracts to protect what they envisage in the relationship despite a change in provider ownership? On one level, the service description in the contract or SOW or in a procedures manual documents the agreed approach. If there’s something […]

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Negotiating an Outsourcing Contract

Negotiating an outsourcing contract involves much more than just achieving the pricing you desire.  As you go through the process, you will go through the normal “give and take” discussions as you work with your potential provider(s). However, it is important that you do not focus solely on pricing. While reducing cost is typically the […]

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Why Outsourcing Fails

One of the critical issues that keep onchasingbuyers and providers of outsourcing is how to ease the risk of failure. Outsourcing is much more complex today—an increasing number of companies are uncovering three key reasons to outsource: The skills or projects that are outsourced cannot be executed in-house for a many reasons, including cost, the […]

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Outsourcing Myths!!

  Myth 1: IT Outsourcing impedes productivity There is a crucial opinion that when a consumer choose for IT Outsourcing, the overall efficiency of the matter might go down just because of various restrictions in terms of culture, length, communication and time that exist. Reality 1: Productivity is enhanced when IT Outsourcing is opted for […]

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