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  • 2020 Lessons & Future Success Factors: Q&A with Wipro’s Nagendra P Bandaru

    Jan 22, 2021, by John Willmott

      The following is a discussion between Nagendra (Nag) P Bandaru, President, Wipro Limited – Global Business Lines-iCore, and John Willmott, NelsonHall CEO, covering lessons learned in 2020 and success factors for 2021. Nag is responsible for Infrastructure and Cloud Services, Digital Operations and Platforms, and Risk Services and Enterprise Cybersecurity – three key [...]

  • WNS Aggressively Developing Digital Interventions to Transform Insurers’ Claims Capability

    Jan 22, 2021, by John Willmott

      WNS has a highly developed property & casualty (P&C) insurance practice handling 30 million claims transactions and ~$12 billion in claims spend annually. The company has extensive capability in property & casualty supporting motor, property, casualty, employer and public liability for insurers, fleet operators, MGAs, global corporates, and municipal authorities. WNS has [...]

  • Five CX Services Trends in 2021

    Jan 13, 2021, by Ivan Kotzev

      2020 was a very disruptive year for CX services, marked by supply problems in the first half and a massive shift to WAH. It also proved to clients the key role of their CX services suppliers and the major benefits of outsourcing. The year started several trends and accelerate multiple others which will shape a dynamic 2021 for the industry. Here are five CX services trends for 2021. [...]

  • HR Trends & Outlook 2021, Part 1: Core HR

    Jan 12, 2021, by Pete Tiliakos

      Part 1 by Pete Tiliakos & Liz Rennie This is Part 1 of a 2-part blog presenting an analysis of key trends from NelsonHall's HR Technology & Services team. Part 1 looks at the key outsourcing trends around core HR functions, including cloud HR transformation, payroll, and benefits administration services. Cloud HR Transformation Services The drive to digital has k[...]

  • Capgemini & ServiceNow Taking Digital HR Experiences to a New Level

    Jan 04, 2021, by Elizabeth Rennie

      As expectations of what is possible in the digital world have grown exponentially, Capgemini is aiming to close the widening gap between consumer experience and employee experience.  It is looking to digitalize workplace interactions while keeping the warmth, emotion, and uniqueness underpinning company culture. It has built a Digital Employee Operations (DEO) practice over t[...]

  • 3 Key Growth Segments for Banking ITS & BPS in 2021

    Dec 18, 2020, by Andy Efstathiou

      Banks will spend 2021 pursuing different aspects of three key initiatives that have become more important since the advent of COVID-19. The first is process automation, which has become more important but needs to increase its delivery effectiveness.  The second, work-from-home (WFH) has also accelerated under COVID-19 but will need to change in 2021 to continue to be effective.[...]

  • Gig Work: From Stopgap to Pillar of WNS’ CX Services Model

    Dec 15, 2020, by Ivan Kotzev

      In a year when the U.S. stock market pushed to a record high, the U.K. had its worst recession in 300 years, and entire sectors shut down for weeks, business planning has become less reliable while demand fluctuates unexpectedly and inconsistently. The supporting industry of CX services is directly impacted on two fronts: Challenges with supply, where the traditional multi-hund[...]

  • Wipro: ‘Obsession for Growth’

    Dec 12, 2020, by Rachael Stormonth

    With a new Chairman appointed 15 months ago and a new CEO in place for the last four, Wipro has seen a significant changing of the guard – much has been made of the fact that Thierry Delaporte is Wipro’s first non-Indian CEO appointment. The announcements made in a recent event for financial analysts (its first such event in five years) reveal some major shifts happening within the[...]

  • Infosys McCamish Life & Annuities Platforms Combining Depth of Policy Coverage & Breadth of Customer Experience

    Nov 20, 2020, by John Willmott

      For some time, life & annuities carriers have suffered from a multitude of legacy platforms, with each implemented to handle a particular style of product that was either not handled by its predecessor or was added through the acquisition of a set of blocks from another carrier. The resulting stable of platforms has always been expensive to maintain. In recent years, this has bee[...]

  • WNS Launches Quote-to-Sustain to Reinvent Order-to-Cash

    Nov 20, 2020, by John Willmott

      The pandemic has changed organizations’ attitudes towards the need for change, greatly increasing their emphasis on adopting new digital process models and digital transformation. Partly this is driven by the need to enhance their transactional efficiency and effectiveness rapidly, but at least equally importantly, it has brought a much greater requirement for real-time informa[...]

  • Infosys Creates Cobalt Cloud Community to Support Hybrid Multi-Cloud Adoption

    Nov 17, 2020, by John Laherty

      As clients begin to adapt to the new normal post-Covid-19, we see a paradigm shift in the approach to cloud adoption. Previously cloud adoption was driven mainly by cost reduction and improved agility; the trend is now toward market responsiveness, personalized experiences, real-time insights, innovating at scale, expanding into new markets, and launching new products and services. C[...]

  • Capgemini's CIAP 2.0 Assists Enterprises in Rapid & Cost-Effective Scaling of Automation Initiatives

    Nov 10, 2020, by John Willmott

      Capgemini has just launched version 2 of the Capgemini Intelligent Automation Platform (CIAP) to assist organizations in offering an enterprise-wide and AI-enabled approach to their automation initiatives across IT and business operations. In particular, CIAP offers: Reduced TCO and increased resilience through use of shared third-party components Support for AIOps and DevSec[...]

  • Wipro Resumes Salesforce Acquisitions with 4C

    Nov 04, 2020, by Dominique Raviart

      We recently talked with Wipro regarding its 4C acquisition. Wipro accelerated the development of its Salesforce practice with the Appirio acquisition in November 2016. Indianapolis-headquartered Appirio was an essential move for Wipro, paying $500m for the firm, its second-largest acquisition ever. As well as a Salesforce business, Appirio brought in a Google practice, crowdsourcing [...]

  • How Capgemini is Targeting Improved Wealth Advisory Services

    Nov 03, 2020, by Andy Efstathiou

      It has been extensively reported that industries requiring in-person interaction, such as travel and entertainment, have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Less obvious has been the impact on industries that are often typified by remote delivery. For example, the wealth and asset management industry is primarily driven by the long-term buildup of wealth and involves in[...]

  • Majorel Eyes Growing EU Banking Sector with ISILIS Acquisition

    Oct 19, 2020, by Ivan Kotzev

    In July 2020, Majorel acquired French platform developer ISILIS, specialists in bank account switching. In this blog, I look at the new capability, the company’s focus on the banking and financial services sector, and the evolving CX services needs of EU banks. Specialist in bank account portability ISILIS was founded in 2004 initially to support non-regulated account switching pro[...]

  • Banks Accelerate Efforts to Digitalize Operations to Deliver Customized Experiences

    Oct 14, 2020, by Andy Efstathiou

      I recently participated in a webinar panel during the Consumer Banking Association conference with Genpact and TD Bank. The panel topic was Genpact: Turning Crisis into Opportunity for Consumer Banking, and it addressed three core topics: The global health and economic crises have reshaped consumer banking Banks are adjusting to serve customers digitally while trying to maint[...]

  • SD Worx’s HR Vision Post-COVID

    Oct 13, 2020, by Elizabeth Rennie

    Like many HR service providers, SD Worx has been supporting its clients over the last six months by continually making updates to the changing legislation and dealing with client queries and operational challenges. SD Worx also launched a study to better understand changing market needs, the findings of which have just been published. The SD Worx study was one of the most extensive European HR[...]

  • COVID-19: Driving a New Normal for Healthcare, A Cognizant POV

    Oct 13, 2020, by Ashley Singleton

    Digital front doors and transparency a new normal for healthcare? U.S. healthcare is no stranger to an environment of continuous change and has not been spared the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic in 2020. The unique circumstances born from the need for social distancing during the pandemic have accelerated healthcare consumers' demands for digital transformation. The ask comes f[...]

  • Automation Anywhere Launches AARI to Facilitate Bot Access to Employees

    Oct 09, 2020, by Mike Smart

      NelsonHall recently attended Automation Anywhere's 2020 innovation day, where the company launched its Automation Anywhere Robotic Interface (AARI) digital assistant focused on making bot usage easier and more accessible to employees. Automation Anywhere Robotic Interface AARI “aims to elevate employees' workflows in the same manner as at-home digital assistants s[...]

  • 2021: The Year of the Human Cloud

    Oct 07, 2020, by Nikki Edwards

      Quarterly financial reports for 2020 (April onwards) from recruitment organizations show that in a COVID-19 world, temporary hiring is more resilient than permanent hiring, faring on average about 10-30% better (albeit both types of hiring are seeing negative growth overall). Meanwhile, gig work has increased on average 10-15%, over the same period. These figures are not surprising a[...]

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