Vanquish Silos to Improve Administrative Services
Centralized, flexible administrative services groups should replace duplicative admins scattered across departments and functions, a professor contends.
GE Transfers Bulk of Tax Team to PwC
In exchange, GE will get to shed salaries while still benefiting from the expertise of a team it apparently continues to value highly.
Nike Planning U.S. Expansion If Trade Deal Passes
Nike says it will create 10,000 manufacturing and engineering jobs in the U.S. if the White House can push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Capgemini Spends $4B to Acquire IGATE
Deal will strengthen the French company's footholds in the Americas and India.
Outsourcing Market Drivers for 2015
The outcome-based solution may finally come into its own, while multiple-provider deals could grow dramatically.
One Way to Stay Focused on Growth: Outsource Accounting
Although it's a $75 million business with complex client contracts and revenue recognition, outsourcing accounting and finance works for Synergis Education.
IT Budgets Move Away from Outsourcing
No longer reticent to hire permanent staff, organizations are keeping more of their IT operations in-house.
How Outsourcing Fails
Before your firm considers outsourcing, makes sure you avoid focusing on cost rather than results.
The Hidden Perils of Supply Chain Innovation
Outsourcing, lean manufacturing and just-in-time inventory are proven cost cutters. But they can stretch global supply chains to a breaking point.
Practiced, but Not Perfect
Companies continue to expand their offshore resources, but the process could stand improvement.
The Risks that Lurk in the Cloud
Senior executives at nontech companies are being “aggressively encouraged” to use cloud solutions.