Montag, 29. August 2011
Wer kennt nicht das allgegenwärtige 'Conversation Prism' von Brian Solis & JESS3 (inzwischen in der 3. Auflage). Nun hat Brian Solis die alte 3-Teilung von Mediaangeboten in Paid, Owned und Earned um die Kategorien Promoted und Shared erweitert. Er identifiziert Media nun als
und liefert auch gleich wieder eine eindrucksvolles Infografik für die
(Social) Media Brandsphere
(C) Brian Solis & JESS3
Via / mehr / Hi-Res Version auf briansolis.com
All-clear for the Indian BPO industry and their international customers ...
Times of India
After the angst expressed by the $14-billion Indian BPO industry over the new data protection rules this year, the government has finally relented. It has clarified that the new rules won't apply to outsourcing providers located in India.... more
After Nasscom's submission, the government issued a clarification stating that BPOs located in India will be governed only by specific contracts signed with their global and Indian customers. The rules, in their previous form, were impacting a large number of BPOs that collect credit card or financial information from companies and individuals in US or Europe ...
Mittwoch, 17. August 2011
IT company Datamatics on Tuesday announced to acquire around 72 per cent stake in California-based IT firm CIGNEX for USD 17.39 million cash deal from its internal funding.
"We have been working with Cignex in a joint venture and response of customers had been very good. This acquisition gives us access to three new markets, California, Singapore and some part of middle east," Rahul Kanodia, Vice-Chairman & CEO, Datamatics Global Services, told media.
CIGNEX provides content and document management IT solutions based on open source software for businesses ... mehr at The Economics Times
Ab operiert CIGNEX unter der Bezeichnung CIGNEX Datamatics am Markt.
Dienstag, 16. August 2011
HfS Research finds significant shifts in outsourcing and shared services and a new approach to manage global sourcing.
From the Executive Summary
"In today’s business environment, nine out of every ten enterprises have shared services and 97 percent manage outsourcing relationships. However, the majority have yet to benefit from combining shared services and outsourcing into one integrated global business services framework.
A well-executed global business services strategy is distinctly different from the narrower focuses of shared services and outsourcing strategies. It identifies corporate objectives and encourages internal functions to collaborate with each other and investments to advance the objectives of the enterprise ..."
Planned adoption of shared services and outsourcing
Download PwC / HfS ePaper (19 pg., PDF)
Freitag, 12. August 2011
As every year around July / August Gartner, Inc. is publishing its 2011 Hype Cycle Series evaluating the maturity of 1,900 technologies and trends. Here, as an example, the
Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2011
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More information, ordering at gartner.com
More on Gartner's 2011 Hype Cycle Special Report on the maturity of 1,900 technologies and trends
A short analysis by Udayan Banerjee on his Blog 'From the Other Side'