Take the Guesswork out of Vendor Selection Yup, that's The SPY doing it's job again, matching buyer needs with IT service providers in a vendor-neutral analysis. Imagine how that could help your organization reduce costs and optimize. Check out The SPY Index.
Our clients love it when we SPY - Really! Our Service Provider Intelligence Index (SPY) drives your optimization and can help lower risk, cut ramp-up times and slash costs of your IT infrastructure services. Put our SPY Index to work for you.
Inform, Interpret, Optimize and Execute are the 4 steps for sound IT sourcing decision making. You should know your optimal SLA terms, performance metrics, accurate supplier score and net cost of compute. Gaining such deep insights consumes lots of resources, and by the time you realize that you were on the wrong track, it's too late to turn back. Gambling has no place in the IT Sourcing world -- follow a researched approach, supported with the right tools.
When you own a business function but not full control over IT budgets supporting it, life is tough. Your needs are underfunded. Your strategic custom services are centralized, reorganized, terminated, and scaled down by centralized IT, which treats your priorities as an afterthought or nuisance. Take control back – make a better case to the CFO; excise inefficiency from IT; and retain unique strategic services while paring down their cost.
Most of the division managers are stuck in a situation where they have to perform within the periphery of company standards, even when they know that it might not be the best way. Most of the CFOs' decisions are strictly based on factual data, making IT budget justification a herculean task. How do you find the right suppliers to get them approved by your CFO? Do you have what you need to efficiently negotiate IT sourcing contracts in a highly volatile market?
IT strategy has many dead ends. The CYA of overpaying for supposedly strategic providers; the “I’ll find a better job by then” path of high-profile cost cuts eroding the long-term stability of ITinfrastructure; the “keep the trains running” fear of avoiding change; and its evil twin the “let’s rearrange the deck chairs” path of change for the sake of change. Are you ready to set yourself apart as an IT leader?
We are a leading global sourcing advisory firm serving some of the world’s most important brands. We advise on and help Global 2000 companies transact for data center, telecom, CDN, RIM, IT support, and software maintenance services. We leverage our proprietary sourcing decision execution platform and acquired sourcing data to optimize each client’s bill of sourced IT infrastructure services.
You can't measure what you can't see, can you? First of all, see where you are now and then where you want to go. Measure the gap and then develop your transition process to meet your objectives. Success will be yours only if you can find the best-fit target outcome by simultaneously looking at the source and the destination. Now, my question goes out to all the CTOs, CIOs and CFOs. Do you have, or are you using, any such Big Data Tool, Data Science Technology, or even something more…
It's Not Easy Being Different. It's true! It's not easy being different, but it sure is a heck of a lot more valuable. Check out how RampRate is different from consultants, advisors, analysts, brokers, agents, and others and see the value!
Innovation is the heartbeat of modern businesses and modern businesses are going digital. Going digital means relying heavily on IT infra and that is where most of us are missing innovation. If you really want to harness the full power of innovation in our rapidly growing digital economy, you need to change your fundamental IT sourcing strategies. Want to know HOW?
Getting factual data on real-world deals happening all over the world is just sooo easy for investors - right? Not really! Our research analysts go beyond surveys and annual report numbers and straight to the decision support you need as an investor or analyst. Check out the FAQs!
Do you feel as if you're paying too much on your IT infrastructure bills? If you believe you're right, try to analyze what is wrong and where. Is it because your contracts have not kept pace with the market? OR is it because your contracts were negotiated with imperfect knowledge of the real prices prevalent in the market? Making informed decisions can help you keep your finances under control -- but HOW?
Can you resell the non-utilized capacity of a service contract back to the providers? Suppose you purchased some cloud services, but use only 60% of its capacity. You're aware of the 40% wastage, but can't do anything because your active contract has some tenure left in it before it can be terminated... You can either negotiate the price based on the current market situation or even move it from one provider to another. You can learn these tips and tricks!
What this CIO and his organization need is what I am calling a “smart cloud.” Why Your Cloud Should be Smarter ? What do I mean by a smart cloud? What are its characteristics and why should you care? Well, you should care for one very important reason alone: by deploying a smarter shared application hosting and / or cloud environment, you can realize as much as a 50% ongoing CapEx and OpEx reduction.
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Most telecom service providers offer a full range of services, even in this age of specialization. Each provider excels in a particular area. Engaging multiple independent suppliers gets us the best pricing, contract terms, and service levels via network services contracts. Read this post to know how can you do it yourself to reduce cost and eliminate inefficiencies.
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