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2016 Brings Waves of Change for Procurement in Pharmaceuticals (and Other Industries)

-depth look at the future of procurement in the pharmaceutical industry. Here are the Top 5 trends I, experience includes more than 50 ISG engagements in IT, business process and financial services outsourcing

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It’s a Whole New (Sourcing) World

create a whole new approach to sourcing: ISG FutureSource™. Read the Top 5 reasons today’s, , analytics and digital technology trends. He has recently assisted numerous Fortune 50, 100 and 1000

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Advanced Analytics: A Blueprint for Enterprise Adoption

analytics practice, consider the following Top 5 steps: Get organized. Organize your people, technology trends. He has recently assisted numerous Fortune 50, 100 and 1000 clients in M&A

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Headlines from ISG/SIG Procurement Research Show Upward Trajectory

Recently ISG and the Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) partnered to conduct a survey on the nature of the procurement organization today and in 2012. While the survey will remain open until May 15, a number of preliminary insights have emerged from the research, which was presented at the Sourcing Summit in Savannah on April 1. Here are the Top 5 takeaways thus far: 1. Respondents believe that, any other vendor life cycle activity. 5. Procurement shared services is different from other

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Five Easy Steps to More Effective Contact Center Performance Measures

measuring performance? Here are the Top 5 steps that can boost your chances of operational improvement, a path to failure. 5. Carefully explain the objectives to all members of the contact center team

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Looking Ahead and Back at Outsourcing Trends and Spending

The 2016 ISG Momentum® Market Trends & Insights® Annual Report provides a comprehensive accounting of outsourcing contract, activity, spending and service provider market share, identifies the top trends and drivers for client outsourcing behavior and makes a number of predictions about the market direction for 2016 and beyond. The analysis and commentary help make sense of a market that saw, includes more than 50 graphics that provide valuable data and insight about outsourcing spending

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Why Every Company Needs a Cloud Computing Strategy Now

2011 should be at the top of every CIO's agenda. Here are the TPI Top 5 reasons why organizations, By Kevin Smilie, Partner, TPI Cloud Computing Business Solutions Only 5 percent of companies have a Cloud Computing strategy while just 20 percent have the resources internally to develop one, according to a survey of more than 140 global IT decision-makers conducted by TPI. Cloud Computing is, needs. 5. Only the Beginning: Cloud Computing only works as well as an organization manages it. The key

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Rules of Thumb for Selecting and Managing ERP Service Providers

Top 5 is co-authored by one of our STA Consulting colleagues. Sourcing considerations in ERP, applicable when sourcing ERP service providers. Note these TPI Top 5 rules of thumb for selecting and, ; or 5) any combination of the preceding factors. The blend of these drivers will ultimately drive, ) stakeholder communication; 4) change management; and 5) benefits realization. 3. Defining pricing, aspects of the delivery model described in bullet 2. 5. Evaluating the incumbent maintenance and

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Key Pricing Constructs for Application Development and Maintenance Agreements

for the business arrangement between the parties. Be sure you address these TPI Top 5 items when, offshore ratios and language prohibiting shift by more than +/- 5 percent. This can be documented at the, level of effort, function points supported or other measures of throughput or support. 5. Document, with language prohibiting shift by more than +/- 5 percent. A business case that provides value for

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Key Pricing Constructs for Application Development and Maintenance Agreements

. Be sure you address these Top 5 items when crafting the financial terms and conditions for, shift by more than +/- 5 percent. This can be documented at the portfolio or subportfolio level for the, supported or other measures of throughput or support. 5. Document the commitment regarding the skills, more than +/- 5 percent. A business case that provides value for both the client and service

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Actions to Take When Developing a Service Strategy

By: Mark Lockard, Director, TPI Nobody develops a service strategy with intentions of failing. However, if everybody’s service strategy were a success, we would all be gaining market share and achieving top quartile performance! While we know that is not the case, we frequently don’t understand the root causes when our realities deviate significantly from our plans. Consider these TPI Top 5, peculiar that when most of our staff is asked about their capabilities, they are top quartile or best

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Is Your Network Ready for Your Digital Future?

rather than currency. Consider these Top 5 strategies. Add capacity and control cost. Life in the, 500 clients in the telecommunication, travel, retail, electronics, financial, healthcare and

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Is Your Network Ready for Your Digital Future?

investment rather than currency. Consider these Top 5 strategies. Add capacity and control cost. Life, represented Fortune 500 clients in the telecommunication, travel, retail, electronics, financial, healthcare

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Requirements for an Effective Program Management Office (PMO)

Top 5 steps to build a PMO that provides strategic value focused on business optimization. 1, operate with a defined, quantitative purpose. 5. Get the staffing right. Maintain a cooperative working

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Keeping Your Healthcare Sourcing Strategy Moving Forward (with Confidence!) During Turbulent Times

improve operations and prepare for the new healthcare environment. Here are the TPI Top 5 actions, telecommunications, all of which have been successfully sourcing non-core functions for decades. 5

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Crowdsourcing – the Next Wave of Outsourcing?

distant? Our top 5 tips are: 1. Create criteria for candidate projects. Determine candidate, and collaboration, seriousness versus play. 5. Give yourself a structured decision process. For

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Reasons Why Your Company Should Invest in Developing a Sourcing Strategy

. Here are the TPI Top 5 considerations for IT executives looking to determine the best sourcing, governance structure is highly recommended as a way of gaining corporate alignment. 5) Develop the

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Move Beyond Basic Security by Addressing Today’s Risk Factors

beginning. Here are the TPI Top 5 risks that must be addressed for your organization to move beyond basic, dependent on one service provider that its business risk is transferred to you? 5. Operational: Do

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Building a Platform for Shared Services and BPO Success

by Dr. Stefan Meixner, Director, ISG Although businesses have been quick to recognise potential benefits of Shared Services or Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), it is still not uncommon that such projects are started and then stopped, resulting in companies going through several iterations of Shared Services or BPO assessments before serious efforts take place. This Top 5 outlines key, awareness, etc. 5. Establish a strong project methodology. Taking a focused and professional approach to

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Benchmarks: More Than a Number

to quality and continual improvement. Here are the Top 5 ways to make the most of benchmark, . Criteria for data normalization should openly address issues raised by either party. 5. Get your

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