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Manufacturers: Is It Time to Rethink Your Sourcing Strategy?

In the wavering global economy, many manufacturing companies are finding that they need to revisit their sourcing strategy to widen their once-myopic focus on cost and look at how IT can enable growth and business transformation. ISG is working with a variety of manufacturing companies to re-assess their sourcing strategies. Consider these Top 5 ways to rethink yours. 1. Enable growth by, . 5. Make cloud computing part of the solution. Though it may be a buzz word in every sourcing

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Latin America: Gaining Ground in HR and Payroll

Human Resource (HR) strategy work in Latin America is trending very hot, with payroll as the primary area of interest. A growing number of global and regional companies are consolidating administration or moving to shared services to achieve efficiencies in their existing Latin American (LATAM) operations. Why the fevered pitch of activity in Latin America? The following Top 5 dynamics help, cost. 5. New technology simplifies growth. HR software-as-a-service solutions allow for a single

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Balance Cost, Risk and Quality in Outsourced Application Development Services

the risk of poor delivery and/or quality. These ISG Top 5 strategies will help lay the foundation, commitment to quality and skills. 5. Set up a best-practice SLA regime. Service Level Agreements for

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Evaluating Office 365 as Your Cloud Collaboration Platform? You’re Not Alone

governed. Here are the Top 5 key points to keep in mind when evaluating Office 365: 1. Consider cost, remain on-premises (or migrated to Azure). 5. If you’re a Lotus shop, assume that you’ll have to

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Trends Driving RPO Growth Plans in 2014

providers, we have found the Top 5 trends driving RPO growth in 2014. 1. Strategies to attract talent, RPO results to business outcomes will be a differentiator in the market. 5. Blended RPO is gaining

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Why IaaS Implementations Fail

are the Top 5 recommendations for success: 1. Avoid the “Big Bang” approach. Adoption of IaaS is a, compliance is still on the customer. 5. Match your unique functionality or performance requirements. Some

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Keys for Managing the “Q”: Creating IT Cost Transparency and Reducing Demand for IT Services

costs. Here are the ISG Top 5 key steps to developing a robust IT Services Consumption Management, and maintenance purchases. 5. Align the service catalog to the demand. Effective Portfolio

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Are You Ready for the Digital Transformation Olympics?

beyond foreseeable planning cycles and release calendars? These ISG Top 5 questions ask how we can, and technology. 5. Who will be the winner in emerging technology? As Niccolo Machiavelli says, “There

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IT’s #1 Communication and Management Tool: The Service Catalog

operate this way? Here are the Top 5 ways to build an effective IT service catalog for a state-of-the, consolidating. 5. Plan a tiered approach over time. Attempting a big bang service catalog project will

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Adopting Robotic Process Automation Requires Initiative from Workforce and Leadership Alike

promise for increased efficiency and reduced error. The Top 5 ways to ensure benefits are: 1. Kick, digitization and emerging technologies. 5. Even with great gains in technology, organizational

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The Signposts to Smarter Operations Point to Global Business Services

up to 30-50 percent. Here are the Top 5 ways to benefit from a GBS strategy: 1. Coordinate all of, for repeatable and scalable operations. 5. Leverage tools and technology to enable the business

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Enterprise Security: A Moving Target

the never-ending battle against cyber criminals, enterprises should consider these Top 5 points: 1, techniques. 5. Keep a watchful eye on those around you. Even the best security technology on the

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Get Ready for IT Infrastructure Autonomics

failures and the need to update automation playbooks. Here are the Top 5 steps you can take now to, variations, though more process homogeneity is better than less. 5. Develop and implement an

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Drivers for TBM Success in 2016

Technology Business Management (TBM) is a framework for IT business and financial management that continues to gain mindshare among CFOs, CIOs and IT leaders. Because it enables and supports fact-based decision-making, TBM helps drive down costs, improve services and align IT strategy to overall corporate strategy. These are the Top 5 themes that will define success in TBM over the coming year, , interpreting and, most importantly, executing on cost transparency is the linchpin to TBM success. 5. Use

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The End of the Safe Harbor. Are You Ready for the Future?

prepare for life without the Safe Harbor. Here are the Top 5 ways to get started: 1. Conduct an, and policies. 5. Involve your legal department in the process from day one, and use a third party if

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How to Support a “Bring Your Own Service” Model in Today’s Changing Workplace

. Here are the Top 5 ways enterprises can support the BYOS model: 1. Provide Service Catalog-as-a, . 5. Set up kiosks and genius bars. Kiosks, genius bars and equipment vending machines that are

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Don’t Flail Fast—Fail Fast

business objectives. These are the Top 5 ways to help make the most of the beginning of your digital, ventures) align to your overall digital strategy. 5. Keep your eye on the complete business case

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Are Network Services Evaporating into the Cloud?

pursuing WAN-as-a-service can expect the following Top 5 benefits: 1. An agile solution that meets, technology, for example, which has been a common source of network failures. 5. Ongoing service

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In the Digital Age, Sourcing Still Requires Solid Groundwork

carefully constructed RFP. Here are the Top 5 steps for creating a strong sourcing program in the, ) strategy and operations, 4) transaction services, and 5) managed services. This approach can keep you

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How to Work Successfully with Offshore Delivery Teams

in place—it’s worth investing the time and resources to make them work. Here are the Top 5 ways to, making requirements more accurate, concise, rapid and clear. 5. Support the people. Building

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