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How to know when it’s time to explore IT help desk outsourcing

Global Help Desk Services

Help desk outsourcing can be a lifesaver, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution. Costs, stringent security or compliance requirements, and other factors might make it hard to know whether you should consider outsourcing your IT help desk, keeping everything in-house … or something in between.

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From Accounting to IT: 5 Ways Offshore BPO Transforms Your Business

Offshore India Data Entry

Offshore Business process outsourcing (BPO) has become an increasingly popular way for companies to streamline operations and transform their business. By leveraging external offshore bpo service providers to handle key business functions like accounting, HR, and IT as well as data entry and data processing , organizations can reduce costs, free up internal resources, accelerate growth, and drive innovation.

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Globalization: A Resource Guide

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/wael alreweie This resource guide is created by Library of Congress to help users understand globalization, its history, the elements it comprises, and the current trends. It also provides resources for keeping current with the latest research on the subject for further exploration. Not sure if they are keeping this up to date but it's worth a look to see what they have shared on defining globalization, its history, trends, and databases.

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Choosing Business Outsourcing Companies

Intugo

Choosing Business Outsourcing Companies Businesses today are often faced with the challenge of deciding whether to handle specific functions in-house or to outsource them to specialized external providers. Undeniable when opting for a third-party service, selecting the right business outsourcing companies that align with an organization’s objectives, values, and operational requirements becomes crucial.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Strategic Outsourced Business Solutions for Every Need

Magellan Solutions

Running a small-medium enterprise today means constantly looking for outsourced business solutions to improve the business and keep up with the competition. Having access to a pool of skilled employees, excellent customer service, a strong digital presence, and leveraging technology are just ways SMEs can bridge the gap with more established companies.

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How To Enhance Data Security In Engineering Services Using Office 365

31 West

The growing risk of security breaches has encouraged businesses to adapt to the latest and advanced security practices. Encryption, tokenization, multi-factor authentication, and access control are some of the security measures that every business, no matter their size or industry, implements today. In particular, IT firms need more robust security tools, as they work with clients’ confidential information.

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How to handle a ransomware attack 

IBM Services

It’s the news no organization wants to hear―you’ve been the victim of a ransomware attack, and now you’re wondering what to do next. The first thing to keep in mind is you’re not alone. Over 17 percent of all cyberattacks involve ransomware —a type of malware that keeps a victim’s data or device locked unless the victim pays the hacker a ransom.

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What Is Deferred Revenue: Accounting Principles and Tax Treatment

inDinero

Terms like “deferred revenue” can confuse non-accountants, but the concept is easy enough. Deferred revenue refers to when customers pay upfront for products or services they will receive later while your accountant recognizes that income over time rather than all at once. In this article, we’ll explain the GAAP-compliant method of reporting deferred revenue, provide bookkeeping examples, and explain how the practice will impact your taxes.

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Decoding DI in Optimizely CMS 12

Perficient Digital Transformation

DI or Dependency Injection is a complex topic, not just in Optimizely CMS, but in general in.net core implementations. Some aspects we get, like the different ways dependencies can be injected and which is better over others, while some leave us scratching our heads. Often times we end up doing a lot of troubleshooting, digging into internal code and finding the right alternatives to DI, to get things to work.

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A Critical Examination of Globalization

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Darren415 In a recent Bloomberg Markets article titled “Everything You Thought About Free Trade Is Wrong,” Professor of International History, Quinn Slobodian was featured for his critical examination of globalization. The article explores Slobodian’s latest book, “ Crack-Up Capitalism: Market Radicals and the Dream of a World Without Democracy ,” challenging the prevailing narrative of free trade’s success.

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Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. Global expansion is the ultimate goal for many startup founders. However, to successfully enter new markets and grow internationally, you need a sound and scalable global recruitment strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

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The dynamic forces behind data center re-transformation 

IBM Services

Data centers are undergoing significant evolution. Initially, they were massive, centralized facilities that were complex, costly and difficult to replicate or restore. Now, advancements in hardware and software as well as increased focus on sustainability are driving rapid transformation. Catalysts and conundrums A dramatic shift in development and operations is making data centers more agile and cost-effective.

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Key Steps to Ensure a Successful ServiceNow GRC Implementation

V-Soft Consulting

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations are continually challenged to find innovative solutions related to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Managing these elements effectively is key to ensuring business success and regulatory compliance. ServiceNow's GRC platform is a comprehensive solution to streamline and enhance GRC processes and has emerged as a leader in the segment.

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Time to Celebrate Sitecore Order Cloud Specialization!

Perficient Digital Transformation

This past week was one to celebrate for the Perficient DXP team, as Sitecore awarded us their Order Cloud Specialization. Sitecore takes certification seriously and only recognizes partners with a Specialization if they have proven a deep understanding of the products and a track record of success on relevant projects. The Order Cloud Specialization is the fourth that Perficient has earned in addition to badges for CDP & Personalize , Content Hub and Sitecore XP.

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How to Empower Yourself

Unosquare

by: Alison Fernandez Intermediate Software Engineer and WiT Lead How to Empower Yourself Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to introduce myself as Alison Fernandez, the proud leader of Unosquare’s “Women in Tech Guild” and a passionate software engineer. In this role, I’m committed to fostering an empowering community for women in our field, promoting diversity, and driving innovation.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? The supply chain management techniques that dominated the last 30 years are no longer supporting consumer behavior or logistics and manufacturing capabilities. So what’s working now? What should your plans for 2023 include? By researching the supply chain challenges and solutions that businesses – especially small and midsize businesses – are currently experiencing, we’ve learned what’s working and what’s not.

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Networks unchained: the shift toward intent-based autonomous operations

IBM Services

Telecommunications industry, a cornerstone of global connectivity, has been going through a technological renaissance for some time, driven by innovations such as 5G, IoT, cloud computing and AI. As a result, networks have become increasingly hard to manage. There is a need for automation to handle routine tasks, monitor network health and respond to issues in real-time.

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6 Myths and Facts About AI Implementation For SMBs

Amzur

For tech leaders steering their organizations in a climate of rapid digital disruption, artificial intelligence represents a pivotal opportunity – and challenge. While AI conjures images of sophisticated algorithms and Big Tech budgets, the truth is that small and mid-sized businesses stand to gain the most from targeted AI adoption. In this article, we cut through the hype and misconceptions to highlight six realities about implementing AI in growing organizations.

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Healthcare, HIPAA, Sitecore and BAAs

Perficient Digital Transformation

Before I begin, I just want to caveat everything with the fact that HIPAA is a complex regulation open to interpretation, and in the end your legal and compliance teams need to be comfortable with how you handle data and the risk associated with those methods. With that being said, I’ve had a lot of experience with healthcare companies, both payers, providers and life sciences organizations dealing with HIPAA regulations over the last decade and having seen the direction Sitecore has been

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Application Transformation Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2024 – North America

Everest Group

Application Transformation Services Recognizing the increasing demands of customers and business imperatives for meeting productivity mandates, enterprises are increasingly acknowledging the significance of application transformation. To unlock the full potential of emerging technologies, businesses are accelerating their application transformation journeys and migrating away from legacy estates.

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Building A Superstar Global Workforce: What We Aren’t Talking About Enough

Companies are turning inclusive by breaking conventional hiring practices and expanding their talent pools. But there are important questions that still are not being addressed. Read this eBook to understand how taking the following seriously can help you build a superstar global workforce: The importance of the new-age manager. Maintaining social capital.

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Balancing AI: Do good and avoid harm

IBM Services

Growing up, my father always said, “do good.” As a child, I thought it was cringeworthy grammar and I would correct him, insisting it should be “do well.” Even my children tease me when they hear his “do good” advice and I’ll admit I let him have a pass on the grammar front. In the case of responsible artificial intelligence (AI), organizations should prioritize the ability to avoid harm as a central focus.

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How to tackle technical debt: a guide for CTOs

The Scalers

Finding effective ways to tackle technical debt is one of the most critical challenges CTOs face in their career. Especially when such debt is inherited from organisations’ past bad practices. In this article, we’ll share the best solutions to manage technical debt — based on our experience extending software development teams for tech leaders in multiple industries.

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Operationalize AI Across Your Organization with Perficient’s PACE Framework

Perficient Digital Transformation

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the promise of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) looms large, offering enticing opportunities for innovation, efficiency, and growth. However, alongside its transformative potential, AI brings with it a host of complexities and challenges that can give even the most seasoned executives pause.

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Everest Group Announces ‘Everest Group Engage’ Global Conference, Launches Events Unit Headed by Veteran Conference Organizer Mark Fissell

Everest Group

Everest Group Global Events will provide information, guidance and networking opportunities to professionals with responsibilities for global shared services, sourcing, technology, vendor management and customer experience. DALLAS, January 24, 2024 — Everest Group today announced the launch of a new conferences business unit, Everest Group Global Events.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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GDPR compliance checklist

IBM Services

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) law that governs how organizations collect and use personal data. Any company operating in the EU or handling EU residents’ data must adhere to GDPR requirements. However, GDPR compliance is not necessarily a straightforward matter. The law outlines a set of data privacy rights for users and a series of principles for the processing of personal data.

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The UK National Contact Centre Awards

Intelligent Sourcing

The largest awards programme that recognises contact centre talent in the UK. For more information visit www.ukncca.co.uk Celebrating their 29th year in 2024, the UK National Contact Centre Awards are the longest running and the most highly respected awards programme dedicated to the UK contact centre industry. Why? Because when you win, you have really […] The post The UK National Contact Centre Awards appeared first on Intelligent Sourcing.

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What Is Financial Modeling?

inDinero

Like many accounting and investment tools, the amount of math involved in financial modeling can seem daunting. At the core, the concept is simple: financial models incorporate historical data, present cash flow and balance sheet positions, and a series of future-based assumptions to project an organization’s performance into the future. In short, it’s a decision-making tool.

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Comparing Large Language Models: Everest Group’s AI LLM Assessment Provides a Powerful Framework for Enterprise Decision-Making | Blog

Everest Group

Selecting the right Large Language Model (LLM) is critical for developing the best-suited generative AI (gen AI) solution. However, choosing an LLM on the number of parameters alone can be a costly mistake as larger size alone doesn’t always equate to better performance. Discover a comprehensive framework that evaluates and compares more than a dozen LLMs on 27 key parameters to enhance enterprise decision-making.

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Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

The benefits of expanding internationally are endless, especially if you approach it the right way. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies —business growth, brand-building in new markets, and access to diverse talent pools worldwide. However, international growth can come with challenges.

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The importance of diversity in AI isn’t opinion, it’s math

IBM Services

We all want to see our ideal human values reflected in our technologies. We expect technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) to not lie to us, to not discriminate, and to be safe for us and our children to use. Yet many AI creators are currently facing backlash for the biases, inaccuracies and problematic data practices being exposed in their models.

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Perficient Wins 2023-24 Coveo Relevance Accelerator Award

Perficient Digital Transformation

Perficient is excited to announce we’ve won Coveo’s exclusive partner award! The Accelerator Award commemorates a Coveo partner that exhibited deep knowledge and technical expertise, understands a customers’ business challenges, and clearly delivers value-driven business outcomes. Perficient is a trusted Coveo Platinum Partner with expertise in modern intelligent search solutions.

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IAB ALM ’24

SEBPO

IAB ALM ’24 Total 0 0 0 0 JANUARY 28-30, 2023 JW Marriot, Marco Island, FL IAB ALM ’24 The 2024 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting will be held from January 28 th to the 30 th at the JW Marriot on Marco Island, Florida. The ALM is a can’t-miss event each year, bringing together digital pioneers and business leaders for executive keynotes, insightful panel discussions, and curated networking experiences.

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The Generative AI Odyssey: A Year in Review and What’s Ahead in 2024 | Webinar

Everest Group

Live Webinar The Generative AI Odyssey: A Year in Review and What's Ahead in 2024 January 23, 2024 | 9 a.m. CST | 10 a.m. EST | 3 p.m. GMT | 8:30 p.m. IST In 2023, we witnessed massive investments in generative AI, with the majority coming from the supply side. Despite the initial fervor ignited by ChatGPT, the anticipated surge in enterprise adoption is yet to come.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is the Founder and CEO of MatterProviders, and a supply chain professional of over 30 years. Fortunately, she's here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new, innovative supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.