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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Medical Billing: When to Outsource & How to Find the Right Service Provider

Some healthcare organizations gain more immediate benefit from outsourced medical billing than others. Ideal candidates for ...


Friday, October 28, 2016
Offhore Outsourced Medical Billing: Case Studies and Success Stories

Offshore outsourcing medical billing is becoming the right choice for many healthcare institutions and private practices. ...


Tuesday, September 27, 2016
What is Medical Billing Offshore Outsourcing?

Medical billing is the process of submitting claims to insurance companies to ensure that physicians and other medical professionals receive payment for services they have...


Thursday, July 14, 2016
Monitoring the Performance of your Outsourced Sales Team

As sales teams struggle to meet revenue targets that increase every year, many sales executives are turning to outside specialists for help not only to build sales...


Thursday, April 28, 2016
QA Outsourcing Trends to Expect this Quarter

Information technology (IT) has become the backbone of business operations. Organizations are increasingly investing in ...


Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Where is Personal Assistant Outsourcing going this Q2?

Technology is shaping the outsourcing industry in both disruptive and subtle ways, and this is also...


Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Animation & Storyboards Outsourcing Trends to Expect Beyond Q2

As new technology and the widespread use of broadband Internet brings computer animation to the masses, the animation industry is growing at lightning speed. Animation is no...


Monday, March 21, 2016
HR Support & Recruitment Outsourcing in Q2 2016

The recruitment process outsourcing industry is in for a big change in 2016 with majority of outsourcing contracts...


Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Construction Outsourcing Trends: What to Expect in Q2

The global construction industry is growing every year, with projects becoming more complex. However, the demand for skilled talent is outstripping supply, driving many...


Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Real Estate Outsourcing Trends in Q2 & the Rest of the Year

Where is real estate outsourcing going for the rest of the year? For ...


Monday, March 07, 2016
Logistics and Transport Outsourcing Trends

The future of the logistics and transport outsourcing segment is bright, as firms continue to depend on third party providers to...


Friday, March 04, 2016
Outsourced Lawyer and Paralegal Support Trends that are Shaping the Industry

Like other outsourcing segments, technology is changing the legal outsourcing...


Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Management and Administration Outsourcing Trends for Q1 and Beyond

Outsourced management and administrative services range from human resources to ...


Thursday, February 04, 2016
CAD Creation & Conversion, Quantity Estimation, Architecture & Engineering Process Outsourcing in 2016

CAD Creation and Conversion According to a 2014 survey, more than half of companies currently ...


Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Mining Outsourcing Trends in 2016

The mining industry in 2015 looked like it had a tough time recovering from the slump after the recession, but mining veterans are optimistic for the future. They say that both low and peak...


Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Big Data & Data Process Outsourcing Forecast

While the growth of the IT outsourcing market has generally been flat in the past three years, outsourcing budgets are ...


Monday, January 25, 2016
Marketing Outsourcing in 2016

As companies prepare their budgets for the new year, marketing leaders are also preparing their strategy for 2016. Outsourced...


Thursday, January 21, 2016
Guide to Telesales and Customer Service Outsourcing in 2016

No matter what industry you are in, improving customer experience is the key to increase loyalty, boost sales and reduce employee turnover. Previous years have focused on product...


Monday, January 18, 2016
2016 IT Outsourcing Trends

Information technology or IT outsourcing or the transfer of responsibility for technology solutions to a ...


Friday, January 15, 2016
Web Design, Web Development & Graphic Design Outsourcing Trends: What to Expect in 2016

The digital frontier is evolving, as are the challenges that companies face. In an environment where every business has a web presence, it has become...


Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Big Data, Growth & More: The Ultimate Guide to Software Development Outsourcing in 2016

Software development outsourcing has come a long way since companies started sending...


Monday, January 11, 2016
This Year, Gain Competitive Edge with Back Office & Medical Billing BPO

Back office outsourcing is one of the most mature outsourcing segments, and it has evolved greatly over the...


Monday, January 04, 2016
Unlock Growth Opportunities this Year with Finance Outsourcing

How will 2016 be for Accounting Outsourcing, Finance ...


Monday, December 21, 2015
Outsourcing in 2015: The Year in Review

For decades, outsourcing has been an important strategy for many businesses. While it began as a cost-reduction tool,...


Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Industries & Professions that can Benefit from Sales Business Process Outsourcing

Industry research and case studies prove that sales business process outsourcing, when...


Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Are you Working with the Right Outsourced Telesales Team?

Companies often hire an external telesales team when they are expanding into new markets, or they want to build a dedicated sales force around a new product or service. Some firms hire ...


Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Hiring an Outsourced Sales Provider: Some Red Flags to Keep in Mind

Studies show that midsize and large businesses that outsource sales gain a competitive advantage over companies that keep these functions in-house. However, sales outsourcing is a...


Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Advantages of Outsourcing Sales and Telesales

Sales outsourcing activity across several verticals is high, and it is expected to grow further in the coming...


Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Finding the Right Outsourced Sales Solutions Provider

If you are considering outsourcing your sales activities, finding the right outsourced sales solutions provider is one of the most critical decisions you need to make to...


Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Telesales & Sales Outsourcing Success Stories and Case Studies

Top-performing companies understand how sales and telesales outsourcing can help them achieve more than twice as...


Sunday, November 01, 2015
Sales Outsourcing and How It Can Help Your Business

Sales outsourcing is the process of subcontracting an organization's sales activities to a third party....


Monday, October 19, 2015
Who Can Benefit from Engineering Process Outsourcing?

Global engineering process outsourcing (EPO) is growing rapidly, with companies establishing captive centers...


Monday, October 12, 2015
When Outsourcing Engineering Tasks May Be the Best Step for Your Business

Engineering activities form the backbone of many industries, from manufacturing to aerospace. The creation of new products drives business growth, turning the engineering ...


Thursday, October 08, 2015
Outsourced Marketing That Works: Finding the Red Flags and the Right Fit

Outsourced marketing is powerful tool for building a lean, efficient and competitive business, but it remains an option, not a necessity. ...


Monday, October 05, 2015
Developing a Marketing Service Outsourcing Strategy: Case Studies & Success Stories

Marketing strategy aims to increase sales and boost the long-term competitive advantage of a business. A marketing strategy or ...


Thursday, October 01, 2015
5 Major Signs It's Time to Consider Outsourcing Marketing

Should you keep marketing functions in-house or hire a third party to do it for you? Each option has its pros ...


Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Marketing Process Outsourcing: Case Studies, Business Model & Talent Availability Assessment

Both SMEs and large, global corporations have experienced the benefits of marketing process...


Monday, September 14, 2015
Should You Outsource Marketing?

Outsourcing marketing functions can be the right decision for some companies, but not every company. The role of managers and chief marketing officers is to determine whether ...


Friday, September 11, 2015
Outsourced Marketing: Industry Overview, Services and Process Flow

Outsourced marketing is the transfer of responsibility for the promotion of a company's product, service or brand to a third party. All promotion activities or a few of these activities can be...


Thursday, September 10, 2015
Outsourced Print and Mail: Raw Data, Print Files & Advantages

Documents to be printed are either in a raw format or print-ready file. The service provider's printer processor "tells" the spooler to produce the output according to the document data...


Monday, September 07, 2015
Print and Mail Outsourcing

Print and mail outsourcing is the process of hiring a third party to undertake the printing and distribution of documents. It is the traditional sub-segment of document process outsourcing or the...


Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Virtual Team Types, Management and Advantages

Virtual teams are bound by time, space (geography), organization, culture, number of people involved, and the degree of interaction between members. These boundaries define the ...


Thursday, August 27, 2015
Virtual Teams: The Definitive Outsourcing Guide

A virtual team is a group of people working together outside geographical or organizational boundaries. A virtual team is also called a geographically dispersed team or an ...


Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Why the Philippines is Emerging as a Leading Destination for Knowledge Process Outsourcing

The Philippine outsourcing sector is a mature industry that has naturally evolved towards...


Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Benefits of Knowledge Process Outsourcing

The transformative benefits of knowledge process outsourcing has led many organizations to...


Thursday, July 02, 2015
Knowledge Process Outsourcing Services

Knowledge process outsourcing services are core activities that involve research, analysis and critical thinking. At ...


Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Knowledge Process Outsourcing: Overview

Knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) is the transfer of responsibility for an organization's information-related and other core activities to a third party. KPO belongs under the broad...


Friday, June 26, 2015
Outsourced Software Development Case Studies and Latest Industry Trends

Third platform technologies "mobility, social business, big data and cloud" are transforming traditional offshore ...


Thursday, June 25, 2015
Offshoring Software Development & Research: Industry Trends

Offshore software development is a fairly recent event in the history of outsourcing. According to ...



Friday, June 19, 2015
Software Development Offshore Outsourcing: Main Growth Drivers

The main drivers of growth are quality of infrastructure, global connectivity and ...


Monday, June 15, 2015
Why the Philippines is one of the Top Offshore Software Testing Destinations in the World

The Philippines consistently leads rankings of...


Monday, May 25, 2015
Software Development Outsourcing Destinations

The attractiveness of a destination for offshoring software R & D can be determined using ...


Saturday, May 23, 2015
Offshore Software R & D: Guide to Outsourced Software Development & Research

Offshore software research and development (R&D) is the process of ...


Friday, April 24, 2015
Why Outsource Data Processing: Document Process Outsourcing Solutions in Terms of Input

Document-intensive tasks represent about 5 to 15 percent of an organization's revenue, making this area a significant opportunity to reduce...


Monday, April 20, 2015
Assessing the Impact of a Document Process Outsourcing Solution

Organizations believe that they spend about 3 percent of annual revenues on document expenses, including labor, supplies, and hardware. However, the actual spending...


Thursday, April 16, 2015
Document Process Outsourcing Case Studies & Success Stories

Fortune Global 500 Insurance CompanyA leading Fortune Global 500 insurance company worked with document process outsourcing (DPO) provider Ricoh to improve...


Monday, March 30, 2015
Evolving Workplace, Technology and How they Affect Women in Outsourcing, Shared Services & Managed Operations

The business process outsourcing environment has many unique features that distinguish it from traditional workplaces. BPO services...


Friday, March 27, 2015
Women in Outsourcing

More than 50 percent of the world's population is made up of women, but their contribution in the workplace and global economic growth remains under-represented. According to the International Monetary Fund...


Friday, March 27, 2015
Celebrating Women's Day and Month: Women in the Offshore Outsourcing Industry

We are closing the month on a high note - celebrating International Women's Day...


Thursday, March 26, 2015
Document Process Outsourcing (DPO) Services: Streamline Workflows & Drive Innovation

Document-intensive business functions account for about 5 to 15 percent of an organization's revenue, according to a paper published by document process outsourcing provider Xerox Global...


Friday, March 20, 2015
Outsourced Document Processing: Top 10 Things to Learn

Outsourced Document Processing is the transfer of responsibility for an organization's document-intensive functions to a third party or specialist. Document processing is the...


Saturday, March 14, 2015
Definitive Guide to Technical Support Outsourcing & Offshore IT Services

Technical support or tech support refers to services that assist users of electronic services or mechanical products. Products include mobile phones,...


Thursday, March 05, 2015
Finance & Accounting Outsourcing (FAO): Overview and Related Outsourced Services

Banks and financial institutions have outsourced non-core activities like...


Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Guide to Banking BPO, Financial Services Outsourcing

Banking and financial services outsourcing is the use of third party providers to deliver services or...


Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Telesales and Customer Service Outsourcing Trends in 2015

The beginning of the year is a great time to tune in to ...


Wednesday, January 21, 2015
IT Outsourcing Growth & Offshore IT Services Trends in 2015

IT outsourcing and offshoring IT services rose to an all-time high of almost 20 percent in the first three quarters of 2014 in the U.S., according to a report by...


Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Web Design, Web Development & Graphics Design Outsourcing: 2015 Trends

Web design, web development and graphic design and offshore outsourcing these tasks are in for some changes in 2015. Building on trends from 2014, these...


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Software Development Offshore Outsourcing: 2015 Trends

Software is getting more complex and there is no turning back. While the internet of things (IoT) where everything is connected to the web still belongs to a distant...


Monday, January 12, 2015
Back Office Outsourcing: Industry Trends in 2015

Back office services are a key component of any successful business. Back office refers to...


Friday, November 21, 2014
How to Increase Productivity with Offshore Outsourcing

Productivity is the ratio of output to input. Given the same amount of resources, company A is considered to be more productive than company B if company A...


Thursday, November 06, 2014
IT Outsourcing (ITO) & IT Outsourcing to the Philippines

BPO (business process outsourcing) has evolved to include information technology services previously deemed ...


Monday, October 27, 2014
Why NOW is the Best Time to Offshore to the Philippines

Outsourcing is an ever-evolving sector, and the new wave is automation. Companies have progressed beyond establishing HQs in developing economies and ...



Monday, May 12, 2014
Metro Manila Beats Mumbai - Philippine BPO's growth for Q1 and the rest of the year

Metro Manila beat Mumbai, India in this year's list of Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations! That impressive ranking from Tholons, a global business...


Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Politics, Economics, and Hot Buttons: G8 Countries and Outsourcing

"The topic of offshore outsourcing is as much a political topic as an economic one, and perhaps even more so." - N. Gregory Mankiw and Phillip Swagel You ...


Sunday, March 25, 2012
PROMOTING EQUALITY, PROMOTING DEVELOPMENT: Empowerment and Opportunities for Women in BPO

A recent report issued by Grant Thornton's International Business Report (IBR) indicates that women in the ...


Friday, February 03, 2012
24 Ways that SOPA and PIPA would affect SEO, Internet Marketing, Internet-based Jobs and Companies in the Philippines and Around the World

Heated debates over the proposed bills Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the United States House of Representatives and Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the U.S. Senate came to a head recently when tech and Internet companies like Wikipedia, Facebook, Google, Wordpress, Reddit and more than 10,000 websites held a blackout to protest the two pending bills. SOPA and PIPA are being presented by their...


Thursday, December 08, 2011
Outsourcing and Reinventing the Workforce: Understanding How Revolutionary Technology Drives Advances in Business

Tablets are taking over. In just a year, these devices have racked up tremendous sales and changed the PC industry. IT market analyst Canalys estimates that for 2011 alone, global PC shipments "largely propelled by huge sales of pads, particularly iPads" will reach 415 million. What does the ascent of pads or tablet PCs mean for business and the workplace? It signals another major step in the...


Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Tips for Successfully Outsourcing SEO Processes

With the rise of the Internet and search engines such as Yahoo and Google, companies immediately recognized the importance of ranking highly in the results of internet searches. Over the years, search engines have become more efficient and sophisticated in returning useful information to users and companies have likewise had to adapt their strategies for achieving high search rankings (SEO)....


Thursday, August 11, 2011
Outsourcing and the Power of One

An interesting statistic about business in the United States is that 79% of all companies have no employees. That speaks volumes about the power of one: The power of one person to spark and maintain an enterprise. One of the key factors fueling the rise of the single entrepreneur of course is the internet, which offers control of distribution to customers worldwide from a single PC. But while ...


Friday, May 06, 2011
The Challenge of Offshore Outsourcing: Keeping it Real

Less than 10 years ago, the prospect of a video conference conjured up thoughts of satellite links, corporate boardrooms or maybe even the secret, underground headquarters of a spy agency. Today, anyone with a PC, or even a smart phone, can easily set up a video conference and conduct virtual face-to-face meetings. Technology has allowed us to bridge great distances and to collaborate in ways...


Friday, January 14, 2011
The 3 Competitive Advantages of Start-Ups and Emerging Companies in Offshore Outsourcing

Entrepreneurs running start-ups or emerging companies face a number of daunting challenges in gaining traction for their businesses and competing with established companies in their field: They may have limited capital, little brand recognition, few experienced staffers, no distribution network, credit or good will with suppliers. However, new and emerging companies do have the advantage of...


Sunday, October 31, 2010
5 Keys to Improving Quality in Offshore Business Process Outsourcing

One of the immediate concerns that arises when processes are outsourced overseas is whether or not quality...


Monday, September 20, 2010
10 Keys to Outsourcing in the Philippines

I have tried to put together a quick reference guide here of strategies that I have seen implemented by companies that have been successful with their ...


Monday, August 23, 2010
5 Tips for Recruiting Outstanding Offshore Customer Service Agents and IT Staff

With the rise of high quality VOIP services and powerful CRM applications that make remote collaboration easier than ever, more and more small...


Wednesday, August 18, 2010
The Document Scanning Industry: The Role of Outsourcing in the Movement Toward Scanning-to-Process

The document scanning service industry has arrived at a critical juncture in its growth as a variety of new tools continue to make distributed scanning within the enterprise increasingly competitive. Scanning and capture outsourcing providers must continue to evolve and boost their ROI proposition in order to prove their value to ...


Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Choosing an Outsourcing Destination: Philippines Versus India

India was one of the first countries to develop a thriving offshore outsourcing industry...



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