As travelers are spending more time on their mobile devices, they get increasingly used to engage in business transactions on the go. For mobile marketing perspective, this is a brave new world of opportunities, wrapped around smartphones, metasearch, geo-location, mobile tagging, mobile sites, apps and social media marketing.
Last year has been a great year for e-commerce: the sector saw an average year-on-year growth of 12% the globe. Hereâs what the world of ecommerce looks like in 2014 â check out the trends to be up to date as the industry growth continues further into the year.
What do your customers care about most? Apart from aggregating social feeds, finding better shopping deals, and âharnessing the power of the cloud?â Right, they care about their health.
A number of influential business leaders in IT have been long heralding the rejection of outsourcing as a model. A $100/hour in-house developer, they said, can deliver more value, than a $20/hour one offshore. One cannot deny some logic in that notion. Their determination, however, seemed to fade out when it came to Agile, and, more specifically, Scrum.
Outsourcing is designed to deliver great results. However, that’s only the case when it’s dealt with properly. Here are three little changes that can go long way for your outsourcing success.
There are many claiming IT is booming as ever, and IT outsourcing is keeping up. Hardly anyone can counter that. However, as any other industry across the board, IT outsourcing has itâs obstacles, holding back one of the most dynamic industries ever. Be it a material or metaphysical reason, many outsourcing leaders feel like the industry is not working to the fullest at all times. Here are some ideas to consider on that, and, perhaps, take the next step to overcome the obstacles.
A recent study by Deloitte, based on interviews with industry leaders and clients, showed they all are experiencing a number of common major industry trends. According to many executives, these processes have already become critical feature during board discussions. Here are the top 3 major thins youâll want to be into, when working in Outsourcing industry.
Outsourcing industry is dynamic as never. Letâs see what are the key trends shaping it this year, and what has changed since we posted a similar comprehensive IT outsourcing industry overview for 2013. This year, customers do own IT services deals, try the water with service integration model, struggle with outsourcing transitions, and look into AI. 2014 seems to be the year of customers.
Even though some companies are valid in their claims that the outsourcing teams âoversellâ, âhave insufficient knowledgeâ, or âdonât take responsibilityâ, thatâs not always true. Quite often – and no executive likes to accept that – outsourcing blunders are in fact the companyâs own fault. The claims are just a game of passing buck. Before blaming the provider, checking the performance of the retained team is a wise thing to do.
3D printing is much more than your average buzzword. Science fiction no more, itâs now out there, shaping a multibillion dollar industry with the power to completely transform everything we know about manufacturing. Less material used, multi-machine task transformed into a single printer process, design time cut in half, tangible goods instead of power point presentations â whatâs not to love about that?