Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
SSON talked to Filippo Passerini, the former group president of GBS and Chief Information Officer at Procter & Gamble about how GBS became relevant to the entire organization; what's important when working with BPO partners; and much more. Read the full interview here for free: http://bit.ly/SSOW-Interview-Passerini
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Mary Lacity’s and Leslie Willcocks’ joint research in progressive outsourcing approaches has helped companies navigating modern outsourcing for over two decades.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools are being widely adopted across a wide range of enterprises and industries. By executing narrowly defined, repeatable tasks, RPA bots can drive dramatic productivity increases and significant cost reductions. For as little as $10,000 to $15,000 a year to deploy and maintain, a single bot can perform the routine, administrative tasks of five to ten people.
With the rapid advancement of automation technology, some are worried that new solutions might supersede the process automation that RPA offers. However, it is not a case of new technology superseding, but rather, complementing and working together with existing RPA capabilities.
Businesses have never faced such complex political, economic, social and digital forces as they do today. For example:
Rick Sturge is EVP Business Development at Firstsource Solutions, with over two decades' experience in outsourcing and business transformation. We turned to Rick for the latest in our Life Lessons series - and received lessons aplenty...
What has been the single most significant development to impact your profession or area of business during your career, and why?