Clinical Trial Outsourcing – Beyond patient pool and cost saving
February 15, 2009

Sometime ago, Pfizer felt compelled to apply brakes on phase III clinical trials of torcetrapib, a drug that was being investigated for its purported benefits in raising “good” cholesterol in blood vessels, when it turned out to be increasing the risk of heart attacks instead! Read more

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Top Ten Accounting Outsourcing Tips
January 21, 2009

Businesses of all sizes need to ensure that accounting is paid due attention, accounting is at the core of any business process. In recent times more and more small and medium size businesses are considering accounting outsourcing. The decision to outsource accounting and bookkeeping allows a company to concentrate in their area of specialization and not worry about the accounting aspect of the business. Accounting outsourcing has several advantages and these include the following Read more

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Don’t Want to Outsource? Try Homeshoring instead
December 21, 2008

This could actually be a win-all for all. As a halfway compromise between on and offsite development, homeshoring can be the next big survival option for the downturn. Read more

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Cost is not the only consideration in outsourcing
December 14, 2008

Offshore development has always been regarded as an effective strategy for organizations wanting to cut costs and/or remain focused on their core business values. The common management principle is that the stronger your core, the more opportunities you will have to move into other profitable ventures. The rationale behind outsourcing is thus to transfer all non-core activities to other vendors, who can perform those activities as well, if not better than the parent company. Read more

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A smart outsourcer knows whether he needs a Merc or a Chevrolet will do
December 1, 2008

Selecting an offshore vendor who best meets your business needs is perhaps the most difficult decision you make as an outsourcer. There are at least a hundred issues to be sorted out before a deal can be struck. Read more

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Outsourcing Data Analytics
October 22, 2008

Companies have been collecting huge volume of business data for several years. The growth of Internet accelerated the data collection trends as businesses started offering their services over World Wide Web. Read more

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Why Offshore Outsourcing Fails?
July 5, 2008

Offshore outsourcing projects can fail for various reasons. In this blog we will explore some of the common reasons for the offshore outsource failure and explore various ways to avoid it. Read more

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Understanding Security risks in Offshore Outsourcing
July 5, 2008

Companies must understand that security should be there top most concern in outsourcing the work to offshore locations. This is even more critical in BPO, where the business data is sent to offshore to BPO vendors to work on those data. Following are some general guidelines companies can use in evaluating the security infrastructure of their offshore BPO vendors. Read more

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Medical Billing & Transcription Process
July 5, 2008

In this blog I will try to explore how typical medical BPO companies process the medical bills from their offshore locations. Though this blog will not get into the details of the medical billing and transcription process, readers can understand how a typical medical billing and transcription company conducts their operation remotely. Read more

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Benefits of Business Process Standards in BPO
July 5, 2008

In this article we’ll explore the benefits of business process standards and how it helps companies in their BPO initiatives. Companies that use standard business processes and tools will reduce cost and risks associated with their BPO projects. They’ll also improve the quality of the BPO operations and management. Read more

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