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Alsbridge

[EDITOR'S NOTE: In December 2016 Alsbridge was acquired by Information Services Group (ISG). To avoid confusion and for the purposes of historical integrity, Outsource has kept all references to Alsbridge in place, on all content published prior to the date of acquisition.] Alsbridge is a management consulting firm that helps companies improve operations, reduce costs and optimize service provider relationships. With over 300 consultants globally, Alsbridge has worked with over 40% of the Fortune 500 and currently advises over 200 clients a year on over $11b in spend. We apply operational data and market insight to help clients align sourcing strategies to business requirements, negotiate contracts at fair market prices and improve governance and vendor management. Services comprise Sourcing Advisory, Network, Transformation and Cloud, IT Asset Management, Benchmarking, Vendor Management and Governance and Intelligent Process Automation Advisory. Contact us to learn more.

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Nov 01, 2016    0

This month’s SIG Global Summit in Carlsbad, CA featured a wide range of expert speakers and engaging topics, including 1) the increasing importance of third-party risk management, and 2) the competitive imperative to leverage business intelligence from big data. Despite general consensus that these are “Important Things We Should Be Doing,” live polling conducted...

Jul 20, 2016    0

Business is going through a profoundly transformational period that has been called both “The Digital Era” and “The Age of the Customer”. Global innovation driven by the growth of affordable networked storage, sensory, and processing power has made possible dramatically new ways of doing business. New capabilities are touching nearly every aspect of business, and older approaches are fast becoming uncompetitive and obsolete. In face of these changes, we believe that...

Jul 06, 2016    0

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Jun 25, 2016    0

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Jun 17, 2016    0

The transition period of bringing a new provider into an environment is critical to the success of an outsourcing initiative. An effective transition sets the stage for a long-term partnership, while a poorly managed one can damage the relationship beyond repair.

Under the best of circumstances, managing the transition is no easy task. From the client’s perspective, the fundamental challenge is to keep up with the pace of change surrounding transfer of knowledge and resources...

Jun 17, 2016    0

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Jun 03, 2016    0

At the end of a contract term, buyers of outsourced services have several options. They can renew the agreement and sign on for more of the same, renegotiate terms, seek a new partner through a re-bid or take services back in-house.

Given the pace of technology change and the ferocity of market competition, these choices are becoming increasing complex. Standing pat and signing on for more of the same ensures falling behind market leaders. An aggressive all-in move to a new...

Apr 03, 2016    0

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Apr 02, 2016    2

In 2009, I was a Director in the Project Management Office at Blue Cross/Blue Shield North Carolina, when we launched an initiative to build a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) application that mimicked the functions of human claims examiner. Overseeing a team of eight software engineers, analysts and testers, we developed a robotic engine and, over the next 18 months, systematically expanded the application’s capabilities. Our team’s efforts focused on automating the review and resolution...

Mar 25, 2016    0

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