Director of Outsourcing: Who Should That Be?

Outsourcing continues to be an effective way for many companies to conduct business, but it hasn’t reached that point without numerous challenges and mistakes along the way. One thing is clear though: To have a truly effective outsourcing arrangement, somebody needs to be in charge of it — to own it. Organizations without outsourcing ownership […]

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Panel Interview at Outsourcing World, New York

September 18th 2003 Outsourcing advice to IT managers: Ask questions, know needs Knowledge is critical when deciding whether to outsource. This article by Todd R. Weiss is based on a panel discussion I was invited to speak at while Vice President of Web Operations at Sony Music and Sony Corporation of America. The full article […]

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Choosing The Right Outsourcing Vendor

Interview for Sourcing Magazine by Mike Dano Imagine you’ve been tasked with figuring out how to outsource the data center operations of a major high-tech corporation. Suppose you’ve been told to choose from among three vendors for the job. How would you decide on the best candidate for the position? Now, imagine that you know […]

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Axispoint, Inc. Names Peter Borner as Managing Director of Axispoint Solutions Limited

NEW YORK and LONDON, December 4 /PRNewswire/ — Axispoint, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions, announced today that Peter Borner has joined the company as Managing Director of the firm’s European operations, Axispoint Solutions Limited, headquartered in London. Mr. Borner will be responsible for promoting and establishing business relationships with new and existing clients […]

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Transforming Your Organisation with Business Process Management

Abstract Why does BPM deliver value and solve key process problems faster and more reliably than any alternative enterprise application? This paper shows how proper planning and implementation, can deliver BPM into an organisation that will enable it to reduce overheads and become operationally more efficient while maintaining a flexible and agile business model. We […]

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Does the way you manage change have a critical effect on your business?

CIO Magazine’s recent poll of top ten CIO concerns concludes that the fast moving pace of technological innovation means change is a guaranteed part of the CIO’s remit. They argue, the most significant management issue that CIOs have to face this year is change management – business process change, changes in organisational cultures and the […]

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Is IT the lifeblood of a thriving organisation?

Unless you operate in an industry that has rarely found sustainable competitive advantage through innovating with technology you have the potential to make a fundamental difference to the performance and profitability of your company through wise investment in IT. The digital revolution is providing opportunities to move business models to a very different place. Web 2.0 […]

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Can we de-couple economic growth from increased consumption of natural resources?

Unquestionably, you can improve your value to your organisation by helping cut unnecessary use of power and raw materials. There are several ways to achieve this. Two significant strategies are: Move towards zero travel Virtualise your infrastructure Telecommuting not only cuts waste, it also promotes a better working life for individuals and it also means that […]

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Compliance Laws – Help or Hindrance?

According to CIO Magazine, concern over compliance has moved up, from 8th to 6th in the list of top ten concerns for CIO’s. Clearly, many companies are bound by regulatory compliance. For some companies, regulatory compliance is now weaved into the fabric of their organisation. Other companies are confusing security with compliance. This is understandable […]

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