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  • Podcasts // May 2012

    Transforming Enterprise Networks

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss Accenture's network transformation program, which now supports high-definition videoconferencing, unified communication platforms and other technologies while accruing annual savings of up to US$25 million.

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2012

    How Big Data Can Fuel Bigger Growth Podcast

    In the right hands and handled strategically, the massive amounts of information companies collect today can become a valuable new asset. Players seeking additional organic revenue streams should consider tapping their data trove to power a new information services growth engine.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    The Cloud Environment Places a Premium on IT Governance

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss the critical importance of managing the cloud environment and its associated risks with strategic initiatives and structured IT governance. Cloud services are easily accessible, and service agreements can often be made without internal IT oversight; this accessibility threatens to decentralize distributed decision making around...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    SAP as a Cornerstone for High Performance IT

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss Accenture's single instance SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and how it is a cornerstone for high performance IT within Accenture. Accenture's SAP ERP system allows the company to have "One source of the truth," providing the business with accurate and timely information.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Consumerization of IT

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss about Consumerization of IT. They provide insight on the consumerization of IT, sharing thoughts on the idea of people bringing their own laptops into the workplace and the new challenges this brings.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Business Intelligence 2.0

    Business intelligence systems are making the jump from reporting on past results to providing real-time analysis to decision makers. In this podcast, the speaker defines business intelligence 2.0 and explains how it can help organizations pursuing high performance.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Information Management for High Performance Governments

    In this podcast, the speaker discusses about Information management for high performance governments. The speaker also discusses how a comprehensive approach to information management helps government organizations meet challenges in performance management, knowledge sharing and citizen service.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Trends in Virtualization

    In this podcast, the speaker explain about latest trends driving virtualization in the enterprise market. The speakers also look at key technology players in the market and discusses what Accenture's clients are doing in the virtualization space.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Is your Organization Cloud Ready?

    Technology leaders are challenged with the task of finding ways to expand their infrastructure to stay competitive while dealing with tight budget constraints. In this podcast, the speakers explain about cloud computing and knowing if one organization is cloud ready.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Transforming Your Applications Portfolio Through IT Governance

    In this podcast, the speakers examine how a mismanaged applications portfolio can be rationalized through an IT governance model that is aligned with the overall enterprise governance model, driving the business toward high performance.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Cutting MapReduce Cost With Spot Market

    Spot market provides the ideal mechanism to leverage idle CPU resources and smooth out the computation demands. Unfortunately, few applications can take advantage of spot market because they cannot handle sudden terminations. The authors describe Spot Cloud MapReduce, the first MapReduce implementation that can fully take advantage of a spot...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Rationalizing Application Development And Maintenance (ADM) Suppliers For Financial Benefit Podcast

    In this podcast, the speaker summarizes recent research undertaken on behalf of Accenture to explain how leading companies are reducing the number of suppliers in their ADM portfolios. This podcast helps us to know how the companies are creating a less complex sourcing environment - one that allows them to...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Industrialize Your Applications Delivery To Achieve High Performance Podcast

    Many companies have moved elements of their applications delivery offshore to reduce costs through labor arbitrage. However, in some cases this move has actually hampered their long-term growth prospects by inhibiting innovation and failing to evolve critical business processes.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Optimizing Your Applications Portfolio To Achieve High Performance Podcast

    In this podcast, they look at how companies can both cut costs and improve business results by optimizing their application portfolios. Accenture's experience with a wide range of clients around the world shows that many companies waste time fixing complex legacy systems.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Mapping The Route To Business Transformation And High Performance Through IT Outsourcing Podcast

    This podcast looks at how companies can use outsourcing to affect business transformation to create measurable business value with an outsourcing approach. This includes: Industrialized delivery capabilities, Optimized applications and infrastructure, Strong governance and service management, Effective leadership and culture change, a metrics program focused on measuring business results from...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Advancing The Finance And Accounting Outsourcing Value Proposition Podcast

    In this podcast the author outlines recommendations to move toward a model of finance and accounting outsourcing that enables high performance: Think of finance and accounting outsourcing as a journey toward a vision and create a road map to achieve that vision. Recognize that scope evolves over time. Experienced buyers...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Leveraging Category Management To Achieve High Performance Podcast

    In this podcast, hear more about the three key levers for successful category management. First, understand the business requirements, and then optimize supplier relationships. The third lever is the decision whether to optimize supplier relationships in house, or turn to external expertise.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Seizing The Opportunity: Achieving High Performance In Today's Economy Through Procurement Outsourcing Podcast

    The podcast explores how the group is using technology to do more with less - and finds a clear correlation between high performance in procurement and procurement outsourcing. In fact, procurement masters achieve savings 30 percent higher than low performers, despite having procurement organizations that cost half as much to...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Outsourcing And Procurement Mastery Podcast

    High-performance businesses approach six functional areas more strategically, more collaboratively and more aggressively in their use of technology and demonstrate a greater willingness to outsource. The areas are: Procurement strategy, Sourcing and category management, Requisition-to-pay, Supplier relationship management, Workforce and organization, and Technology.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Forecasting Cloud Computing: Opportunities For Banking

    Cloud computing can cut costs; increase efficiency and help banks achieve competitive differentiation. In this podcast, Accenture's author outlines opportunities for banks that use cloud computing, including the ability to: Outsource parts of the business process. Provide an improved customer experience. Bypass legacy systems. Manage data and analytics more efficiently.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    New Revenue Streams In Investment Banking

    In this podcast, the author says, global head of capital markets research at Accenture outlines where new revenues streams are developing as the world emerges from crisis mode. Watch this video podcast to learn how emerging markets, private banking services and new products will generate opportunities for investment banks.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Making Money In Emerging Markets

    In this podcast, the author says, head of Capital Markets Research at Accenture, discusses opportunities for capital market firms to find growth in emerging markets. Sproule discusses: Whether the excitement around markets in Brazil, Russia, India and China is justified. How consumer needs are evolving in emerging market areas. What...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Achieving Business Value Faster With Software As A Service

    Management>Strategy>Information Technology Strategy

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Technology Refresh: Challenges And Solutions

    Industries>Financial Services>Investment and Capital Markets

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Getting Direct About Direct: Harnessing Web 2.0 Creates A Greater Path To Profitability For Insurers

    The Web has evolved from a marginal influence to taking center stage in customer interaction. Yet insurers have lagged behind other industries in harnessing the Web to improve customer acquisition and retention. This podcast about direct insurance channels and harnessing the power of Web 2.0 for customer management was written...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Carlsberg: Business Standardization Program

    The author, talks about gaining IT capabilities to run as a global organization and why they chose Accenture to team with for this long-term program. The author, Carlsberg's Vice President, business standardization program, explains how Accenture helped them create a common process model for their company.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Predictive Analytics Helps Supply Chains Compete And Win

    In this podcast, the author, senior director for supply chain analytics at Accenture, discusses the role of predictive analytics in helping organizations succeed in today's business environment. Companies must be smart, quick and cost effective when bringing their products to market. This requires a dynamic supply chain capability that allows...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Cloud Computing Security - Trends and Research Directions

    Cloud Computing is increasingly becoming popular as many enterprise applications and data are moving into cloud platforms. However, a major barrier for cloud adoption is real and perceived lack of security. In this paper, the authors take a holistic view of cloud computing security - spanning across the possible issues...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    Beating The Odds To Achieve M&A Success

    As part of the Accenture Management Consulting podcast series, the author lead for mergers and acquisitions within Accenture's Strategy group argues that the most challenging phase of a merger or acquisition is the merger integration phase. According to the author, it show that three-quarters of mergers/acquisitions actually destroy value, so...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Can Business Do Well By Doing Good?

    Today, there probably isn't a company anywhere in the world that does not at least acknowledge the importance of sustainability - of doing business in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Indeed, for many companies, sustainability is now as much of a strategic priority as such traditional business concerns as...

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  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    Dynamic Business Planning For A Changing Market Podcast

    In this podcast, the authors examine the criteria for successful, dynamic planning and the results of an Accenture survey of companies regarding their planning function.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    IT Governance

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss about the IT Governance. The Governance is clarity around accountability for decision making and accountability for service delivery for technology. There are many objectives for the governance structure, but clarity around who is responsible and accountable is what it is really crucial.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Shared Services Talent Management: Lessons From The Masters

    Talent management, the management of individuals and workforces toward achieving improved performance, is among the most critical components to the Masters' success. In fact, the research respondents ranked attracting and retaining the best employees as the top factors in contributing to their shared services organization's (SSO's) success. Talent management, then,...

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Technology Vision For Banking, With Andrew Grigg

    Human Resources>Benefits>Technology

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Closing Risk Management Gaps

    Operations>Operational Planning>Risk Analysis and Management

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Risk Management In The New Financial Landscape

    With the financial sector emerging from recession, governing bodies are formulating long-term plans to minimize future disruptions. While the specific requirements of such plans vary by country or region, the common threads include a focus on stronger governance, risk management, and capital management, and a closer alignment of international standards....

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Driving Growth: Harnessing The Power Of The Online Channel

    Marketing>Channel Management>Direct and Indirect Sales Channels

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    "M" Is The New "E"

    Marketing>Channel Management>Direct and Indirect Sales Channels

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Capture More Business Value Faster From Your SAP Investments

    Finance>Investment>Investment Strategy

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Six Questions Every Health Industry Executive Should Ask About Cloud Computing

    No leader today in business or government can afford to ignore cloud computing. Many global organizations - including Citigroup and Starbucks - are already using it to analyze data, provide applications to employees and run special projects. Media giants are reported to be working on a cloud-like service that will...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    RSA: Accenture Delivers Cost And Quality Advantages For RSA

    With almost a 300-year heritage RSA (formerly Royal & SunAlliance) is a leading multinational insurance group. In the area of outsourcing, the company sought a partner with a history of delivering impressive results for clients. Offshoring is the fastest growing segment of Accenture's business, a recognized leader in BPO. A...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Custom BPO Services: Private Bank Leverages Accenture For Its Post-Closing Mortgage Function

    This privately held bank has a history of more than 30 years of successful banking and mortgage ventures in a half dozen states across the US Southwest and Midwest. The bank recognized that its post-closing mortgage function was not differentiated, and as a major costs center was not driving any...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Custom BPO Services: Microsoft Teams With Accenture To Achieve High Performance

    Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft needed to supply a consistent managed service to support its growing business. In addition, it wanted to improve the quality of service that it provided to its...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Educational Testing Service Advances To High Performance By Outsourcing Its Supply Chain Operations

    Founded in 1947, Princeton, New Jersey-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) was established to develop, administer and score tests for its sole client, the College Board. The company realized that it needed to significantly improve that supply chain if it hoped to penetrate new markets. Efficient and effective supply chain operations...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Getting To Grips With The Cost Of Repairs

    Fujitsu Siemens Computers is the leading European IT provider with a presence in all key markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company quickly needed higher levels of consistency in the rules and validation policies applied to the labour cost validation across countries, as well as a systematic...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Global Electronics Manufacturer Achieves High Performance Through Innovative Service Management

    The electronics manufacturer, which has more than $40 billion in annual sales and nearly 50 overseas branches, has grown exponentially in recent years. Demand exploded for its mobile phone devices and home appliances. Unfortunately, warranty claim rates also were skyrocketing. With a global network of outsourced Authorized Service Centers (ASCs),...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Accenture Broadens Purchasing Power At The U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services

    Each U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agency used to operate fairly independently, buying what it needed to equip its own operations and staff. However, as regulations changed and scrutiny tightened, it became more apparent that the department's significant purchasing power was under-utilized and under-leveraged. Department leaders thus...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Large Automotive Manufacturer In Europe Achieves High Performance

    This European subsidiary of a large automotive manufacturer is responsible for the manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and sales of products in the European market. While technology, strategy and innovative new products and services are important, the workforce is the critical ingredient that ties everything together - translating ideas and goals into...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Accenture Helps Transform China National Petroleum Corporations Human Resources Management

    China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is a world-leading integrated international energy company. There are many challenges to be faced by such a large organization in order to attract and retain the best talent - and to maximize the capabilities of this talent. The first step in the transformation of CNPC's...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Comcast: Integrated HR Platform Helps Enable High Performance

    Comcast Corporation is a leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services in the United States. Comcast was very aware of the reality that a motivated, trained workforce was central to its ability to compete successfully. "The sophistication of our products and services requires the expertise of a...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Helping Helsana Achieve High Performance Through Improved Claims Data Management

    Helsana Versicherungen AG (Helsana) is the leading health payer in Switzerland, providing coverage to nearly 2 million individuals, families and organizations across the country. Helsana wanted to implement a new data warehouse that could address these limitations, satisfy new legislative reporting requirements and contribute to a reduction in claims related...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    Global Business Process Transformation Helps Groupe DANONE Reach New

    Groupe DANONE is widely recognized as a world leader in the food industry. The company needed to create a highly integrated and flexible operation with more insight, speed, efficiency and seamless execution. This would set it apart from the competition and provide what Accenture terms "Distinctive capability," an organization's unique...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2008

    Accenture Helps New York City To Improve Citizen Service

    The new analytics solution developed by Accenture has become part of the City's culture, improving its delivery of services to citizens - the ultimate litmus test of high performance. New York City is the largest city in the U.S., with a $60 billion budget and over 350,000 employees. As part...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Helping A Multinational Pharmaceutical Company Achieve High Performance

    The client is a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, committed to researching and developing medicines and vaccines to help improve the lives of people around the world. The company decided it was time to build a system with more effective and efficient data integration, analysis and reporting capabilities. For...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Outsourcing: Perspectives On Achieving High Performance Through Infrastructure Outsourcing

    Businesses are continually raising their expectations of the benefits to be achieved by using IT to drive performance improvements and generate business value, while reducing cost. Increasingly, C-suite executives look to use IT outsourcing as a tool to enable and drive their businesses across multiple functions. While seeking these benefits...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Helping Xcel Energy Achieve High Performance With A Revolutionary And Sustainable Smart Grid Solution

    Minnesota-based Xcel Energy is a major natural gas and electricity provider in the United States. Building on its reputation as a sustainability leader, Xcel Energy recently decided to launch an initiative that would address a host of environmental challenges facing the utilities industry and transform the way energy is delivered...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Customer Acquisition And Retention: Back To Customer-Centric Basics

    It is clear that the global economy has entered an extended period of disruption and uncertainty. Very few companies will avoid having to make difficult choices in response to changing customer needs and behaviors, increased cost pressure and new competitive risks. However, times of change bring opportunities as well as...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Road To Recovery: A Report On Consumer Behavior In The New Economy

    Consumer behavior typically returns to normal soon after recessions end. However, in extreme cases, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s, financial crisis may influence the consumer psyche for decades. How consumers respond to signs of economic recovery will be closely watched over the coming months. This paper throws...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Why Customer Centricity Matters: Sustaining High Performance Through Uncertain Times

    As organizations around the world confront new economic realities, many find organizing an effective response in this highly complex, highly uncertain environment to be uniquely challenging. Their sense of heightened uncertainty and risk reflects a business landscape already in a state of transformation before the current economic cycle. Increasingly open...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    The Era Of Outcomes: Emerging Pharmaceutical Business Models For High Performance

    Southwest Airlines transformed the economics of the airline industry and introduced a sustainable, profitable business model. Many full-service airlines tried to follow suit by creating low-price divisions with the belief that they can leverage their existing infrastructure to gain scale efficiencies that will enable them to compete with or duplicate...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Supply Chain Planning Mastery: Achieving High Performance In Planning Through Greater Visibility And Collaboration

    Companies with best supply chains have superior planning organizations that enable the enterprise to shape demand rather than respond to it, dynamically react to demand and supply situations and collaborate effectively with business partners. The author surveyed supply chain executives at more than 200 companies on the key capabilities they...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Mastering The Challenge Of Reach For High Performance: The Clock Is Ticking

    Achieving and maintaining compliance with the "Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals" (REACH) legislation puts pressure on each and every organization in the chemical supply chain. Leading practices from chemical companies successfully addressing this challenge demonstrate that REACH is best run as a companywide business transformation program. Strong management...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Keeping Ahead Of Supply Chain Risk And Uncertainty

    No matter what business one is in - corporate or government, large or small, public or private - risk is on the menu. Risk arrives in a wide variety of unappetizing flavors: economic volatility, environmental and climatic concerns, rising fuel costs, work stoppages, supply shortages, quality breakdowns, and dozens of...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Gaining Altitude For High Performance: Achieving Growth In Air Cargo

    According to industry forecasts, the cargo segment of the airline business will more than triple by 2025. But before industry players begin celebrating, they should consider that the boom in air freight will not deliver an automatic "Bump up" in growth across the board. In fact, according to Accenture research,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Create A Superior Customer Experience Through Billing

    As today's communications networks have evolved to offer greater bandwidth capacity than ever, telecommunications operators increasingly are pursuing their markets with a strategy that involves providing comprehensive bundles of products and services, as well as developing ongoing content-rich niche services for myriad customer segments (such as soccer fans, gamers, movie...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Investing To Sustain High Performance Examining The Two Sides Of The Innovation Coin

    With an uncertain economy, now is the time to examine both sides of the innovation coin. Whether your organization selects heads for cost efficiencies, tails for customer retention and acquisition initiatives - or more boldly, a combination of both - fortitude in innovation will help carry your business through this...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Networks For High Performance: Journey To A Smarter Grid Communications Infrastructure

    For many utilities, the path to high performance in smart grid development will entail deploying new or revitalizing existing communications infrastructure. Utilities will need to plan their communications system by taking a holistic approach that considers an array of variables, including smart grid functional and performance requirements, network ownership and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Challenge Of Powering The Future: An End-To-End Approach Toward The Next-Generation Utility

    The regulated utility industry in the United States faces an unprecedented dilemma as it is caught between the conflicting demands of a triple bottom line to address the requirements of its shareholders, the environment and society. While environmental and societal pressure on the industry will continue to intensify, the targets...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The New Energy World: The Consumer Perspective

    New customer drivers, new game changing technologies and new government policies are driving energy (i.e., electricity, gas and oil) companies toward new challenges and opportunities. This "New energy world" has brought with it an increasing debate about threats to the free-trade world, as consumers increasingly voice their concerns over security...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Cracking The Carbon Conundrum A New Paradigm For Achieving High Performance In The Travel And Transport Industry

    The transport industry confronts a dilemma: How to adjust to the inevitability of a carbon-constrained global economy and support environmentally sustainable development with - out sacrificing profitability and growth. Much of the industry still views measures to curb carbon emissions as a cost it can ill afford - especially in...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Driving High Performance: Medicaid Health Information Technology Reimbursement Program

    With the goal of reducing overall health care spending and improving quality of care, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, a component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will provide $17.2 billion to encourage providers to implement or enhance Health Information Technology...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Integrating Billing Systems Realizing Economies Of Scale In Telecommunications Industry Mergers And Acquisitions

    When one company merges with or acquires another, several things can happen: value can be created, opportunities can emerge, or value can be destroyed. The latter, unfortunately, occurs more often than not. When it comes to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A's), one plus one never equals exactly two. The reasons for...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Hard Demand For A Soft Panel: Winning The Race To A Plug-And-Play World

    The communications and technology world in which most of us grew up was one where explosive innovation ruled - often at the expense of ease of use, interoperability and a quality customer experience. The paper points to a more consumer-centric path companies must take to high performance as the numbers...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    An Innovative And Market Tested Approach To Migrating To An IP-Based Intelligent Network Environment

    Intelligent networks are critical to the cost-effective provisioning of network services by today's global communications operators. The Intelligent Network (IN) is a service-independent telecommunications network that enables intelligence to be taken out of the switch and placed in the computer nodes distributed throughout the network. The IN enables the operator...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Achieving Growth Through Network Outsourcing

    Achieving excellence in network operations is critical for communications service providers looking to drive profitable growth through new, network-based services. Reliable, cost-effective network operations are essential to support today's service introduction, delivery and assurance needs. The question facing all operators is whether they have the internal resources necessary to achieve...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Driving Growth And High Performance In China's Communications Industry With A Next-generation Operations Support System

    The communications marketplace in China is more dynamic and challenging than ever. As operators embark on one of the largest infrastructure investments the world has ever seen, they must consider the underlying support systems needed to realize an adequate return and drive better business performance. An operator's Operations Support System...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Compatible Aims: Sustainability And High Performance

    No company today can avoid the issue of sustainability. How to approach this challenge remains an open question, however, as it can seem to be much more about what not to do than about outperforming the competition. In reality, leading companies are already turning sustainability to their advantage by applying...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Achieving High Performance In Pharmaceuticals Through Sustainable Cost Reduction

    Pharmaceutical companies have been bombarded by unprecedented levels of change that has transformed the industry from a Wall Street darling to an underperformer over the course of a decade. Global recession is just the latest chapter in the industry's history, and yet another catalyst for change. Before the downturn, other...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Health Information Exchanges: Building A Sustainable Model

    When Congress passed the American Reinvestment & Recovery Act (ARRA) in February 2009, it provided funding for the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and the creation of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) through Medicaid and Medicare incentives. The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) now estimates that the net...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    American Public On Health Care: The Missing Perspective Interactive Forum

    Health care is one of the most pressing issues on the minds of Americans today. It's at the center of debate at every level of the political arena, and one of nation's most critical public policy concerns. But in the debate regarding health care today, we rarely hear the perspective...

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