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Marketers, Stop Looking to Agencies to Fix Long Term Problems with Short Term Solutions

by Jennifer Polk  |  April 5, 2016

Tomorrow, my colleague, Jay Wilson and I will host a free webinar on our recently published Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies. As you might imagine, we talk to...

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31 ...

by Frank Ridder  |  August 15, 2012

... is the average number of service providers on an IT value chain (global sourcing survey). No wonder why we discuss vendor consolidation methods so often. To me this is...

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It...

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Your Suppliers Don’t Have Your Goals

by Jay Heiser  |  May 11, 2011

While an external service provider may arguably have a ‘core competency’ that exceeds your ability in any particular area, there is one single risk factor that explains most of the...

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Banking Consortia Flies Into Cloudy Skies

by Kristin Moyer  |  April 29, 2010

David Furlonger and Peter Redshaw here….Yesterdays Australian Financial Review detailed a story about three banks that intended to form a consortium to force change in the provision of technology services...

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Three Things to Evaluate at the Process Level When Making Card Processing Sourcing Decisions

by Kristin Moyer  |  August 11, 2009

Yesterday I wrote that many of our clients are making substantial changes to their payment operations, and as part of this are re-evaluating their card processing sourcing strategy as well. ...

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Seven Things to Consider When Making Card Processing Sourcing Decisions

by Kristin Moyer  |  August 10, 2009

Our banking clients around the world are in the process of making substantial changes to their payment systems (see a few of our previous posts, such as: Use the Sunset of...

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From Clouds and Thunderstorms in the Sourcing World

by Frank Ridder  |  July 6, 2009

The weather over here is brilliant - blue sky, sunny and very hot. That leads to clouds and a high risk of thunderstorms. The relation of both is very well...

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Sourcing with Speed - can the benfits outpace the risk?

by Frank Ridder  |  May 27, 2009

An article from EquaTerra executive Peter Iannone, published on recently caught my interest. I share the observation that many organizations currently try to speed up their outsourcing deal process...

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If the SUN shines at Oracle – who will be in the shadow?

by Frank Ridder  |  April 20, 2009

Will it be software companies such as SAP, scared about a potentially stronger competitor? Will it be companies such as HP, scared that a new end-to-end value proposition will sit...

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