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Michael Treacy Focuses on Double Digit Growth
This new book, Double-Digit Growth was one of the most useful and optimistic books to come along in some time. Growth is the whole point of business. Yet many

investing offshore  the fifth discipline of investing in new lines of business. ChainLink : But haven't we gotten our fill of false synergies? Michael : These are not synergies. These are new sectors all together, which may be unrelated to the current business. But you have to proceed here with great caution. Outstanding errors were made buying at a premium during the last few years. So, 5 Disciplines for growth—retain your customer base, gain market share, exploit your market position, penetrate adjacent markets, invest

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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I)


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investing offshore  a large CM is investing to become the contract manufacturer of choice. The potential revenue that the CM can realize as a result of this partnership may therefore overshadow the immediate revenue at hand. In that case, it may be worth pursuing a tier-one solution. Finally, get references from similar sized customers within a similar technology market. Keep in mind that every situation is different and requires thoughtful consideration of multiple factors. Before making any decisions, spend time to Read More

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investing offshore  tactics. You can't avoid investing in developing countries. But don't do so before analyzing how local firms operate. To succeed in these nations while protecting your own turf, you need a savvy blend of strategies. This HBR Article collection, focusing on how to work around weak institutions in developing nations and co-opt local contenders' playbooks, helps you get started. What It Means to Work Here by Tamara J. Erickson and Lynda Gratton Harvard Business Review March 2007 Product no. R0703G What Read More

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investing offshore  leverage that workforce by investing in the most advanced technology available to keep agents employed, happy and productive. Technology companies responded by developing their most advanced solutions for the big clients who could afford it. To the customer, however, the size of their supplier is less important than the service they deliver. Customers (including suppliers and employees) won't stick with big firms that treat them poorly. Nor will they give smaller companies a license to treat them Read More

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Despite intensifying competition in the enterprise applications market, IFS likes its chances. IFS has released the seventh generation of its component-based applications, while competitors are still on their first, or second at best. Nevertheless, IFS has a tough road ahead.

investing offshore  is doing this while investing in existing customers, products, and technology—and also while targeting leadership positions in well-defined markets. The vendor is seemingly delivering on its strategy in terms of having a deep industry focus and partnerships, a single global product, technology dexterity, and a reputation for providing rapid implementations and ongoing low TCO. We generally recommend including IFS in a long list of an enterprise application selection for upper mid-market and low-end Read More

Off-shoring: Are You Getting Your Money's Worth?


Are companies that offshore software development, call center operations, and remote implementations really saving money? Are customers and users realizing benefits? Indeed, there are areas where savings can be misstated. But companies can do something to protect themselves against disappointments.

investing offshore  shoring: Are You Getting Your Money's Worth? Introduction Every day we hear about more and more companies moving functions off-shore to places like India, the Philippines, and China. Some of you may have had firsthand experiences. The justification is that it decreases headcount, reduces labor expenses, and provides better services. But these savings are far from automatic. Whether for software development, enterprise-wide software implementations, or call center operations, companies must approach Read More

How Offshore Drilling Companies Realize ROI on an EAM Software Investment


Rig owners and operators today have an increased focus on asset integrity management (AIM) and risk management, and are reassessing their investments in enterprise asset management (EAM) software to ensure they have applications in place that are properly implemented and functional, ensure compliance with regulations, and adopt AIM best practices. This white paper discusses the EAM software features that can play a role in software project ROI for drilling contractors as well as specific, discrete steps to take during implementation.

investing offshore  Offshore Drilling Companies Realize ROI on an EAM Software Investment Rig owners and operators today have an increased focus on asset integrity management (AIM) and risk management, and are reassessing their investments in enterprise asset management (EAM) software to ensure they have applications in place that are properly implemented and functional, ensure compliance with regulations, and adopt AIM best practices. This white paper discusses the EAM software features that can play a role in software Read More

Professional Resource Group LCC


Professional Resource Group (PRG) provides retained, priority, and contingency search services, and has expertise in the contract and contract-to-hire arenas. PRG partners with large, mid-sized, and small organizations across the U.S., and has worked with resources on an international scale, including BPO and offshore solutions.

investing offshore  Resource Group LCC Professional Resource Group (PRG) provides retained, priority, and contingency search services, and has expertise in the contract and contract-to-hire arenas. PRG partners with large, mid-sized, and small organizations across the U.S., and has worked with resources on an international scale, including BPO and offshore solutions. Read More

IP Telephony: Project Definition Guide


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investing offshore  strategy. Now it’s worth investing time in the project definition phase, since this will result in a clear statement of requirements that are in line with your objectives. However, how you define the project will depend on the needs of your business and your plans for convergence. Read More

Managing the Risks When Outsourcing Offshore


In recent years, increasing numbers of businesses have chosen to outsource their application development overseas for smaller, defined projects, or through a long-term outsourcing partnership model. The main reasons for outsourcing include a desire to increase company productivity and efficiency, while simultaneously lowering operating costs in an increasingly competitive economy. But outsourcing, whether overseas or locally, comes with severe risks.

investing offshore  the Risks When Outsourcing Offshore In recent years, increasing numbers of businesses have chosen to outsource their application development overseas for smaller, defined projects, or through a long-term outsourcing partnership model. The main reasons for outsourcing include a desire to increase company productivity and efficiency, while simultaneously lowering operating costs in an increasingly competitive economy. But outsourcing, whether overseas or locally, comes with severe risks. Read More

NuStar Technologies Selects Aras


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investing offshore  Technologies Selects Aras Singapore-based NuStar Technologies Pte Ltd, an engineering company working on challenging land-based and offshore engineering projects, has selected the Aras Innovator solution suite for both enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM) and quality management.   The Aras Innovator suite will be used by NuStar for collaborative customer needs management, product development, manufacturing, and quality to streamline the process of sales order management through engineering Read More

Phone Systems for Small, Medium, and Enterprise Business: Which to Buy?


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investing offshore  you are thinking of investing in a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) business phone system, you can avoid most of the pitfalls by choosing both your system and your provider wisely. This guide provides reviews on the leading five phone system brands in each category. You’ll be able to see the differences between on-premise and hosted solutions, and get some help choosing the best phone system for your company. Read More

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investing offshore  Business: Eight Rules for Investing in a New Accounting System A good financial and accounting system should propel your business forward. It should give you the specific insights you need to spot the storms ahead, help you maximize resources with streamlined processes, and be nimble enough to help you navigate the changing currents of today’s business environment. Download this white paper to make sure you have the facts straight about what to look for—and what to look out for. Read More

Outsourcing for SMBs without Compromising your Sanity


Small and medium businesses (SMBs) often don’t know how to engage and manage outsourcing initiatives. Both outsourcing provider and seeker should together address several questions when starting a project to outsource business or technology processes. What’s the cost benefit? What are the risks involved? Find out the customer and the vendor perspectives, and how to achieve cost savings and service-level improvements.

investing offshore  for SMBs without Compromising your Sanity Our structured methodologies and proven IT processes helps to reduce complexity, risks and costs associated with Information technology outsourcing. Source : iNEK Resources Related to Outsourcing for SMBs without Compromising your Sanity : Outsourcing (Wikipedia) Small and Medium Enterprises(SMBs) (Wikipedia) Outsourcing for SMBs without Compromising your Sanity Outsourcing Strategy is also known as : Business IT Outsourcing , IT Outsourcing Read More

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