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Alibaba Group Holding, comprised of numerous internet-based e-commerce businesses, has announced it will be opening its fifth data center in Shenzhen, China to support its cloud-based computing service, AliCloud.
Last week, it was announced that credit information and analysis provider, Veda, had awarded a five year, multi-million dollar contract to IBM to deliver cloud services on top of an existing, strategic outsourcing relationship.
Jamba Inc, the parent company of Jamba Juice, has enlisted the help of Campgemini’s outsourcing and consultative services as part of a plan to cut between 10% and 20% of general and administrative expenses next year.
High performance Compute, Data Analytics and Data Management solutions provider, SGI, has announced the opening of a new subsidiary, SGI GmbH that will operate as an SAP Centre of Excellence in Heidelberg, Germany in order to more closely support its SAP business initiatives.
The Kenyan government has launched an online system for the submission and evaluation of procurement applications as part of a move to enhance efficiency and decrease corruption.
International Spirits manufacturer Bacardi is in the process of setting up a new shared services centre in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose, as part of a move to support its business operations in Central America.
On June 24th 2014, The Italian Tax Authority expanded on the previous information it had provided on electronic invoicing and its use, to clear up some of the key aspects related to receiver acceptance and methods of sending, defining an electronic invoice as ‘one that is sent and received in any electronic format.’
The business world is continuously shifting, and with many organisations re-inventing their operating models to stay ahead of the curve, savvy companies are quickly discovering how to strengthen their competitive positioning and operational effectiveness to take full advantage of the opportunities created by digital technologies.
Cork-based Business Process Services Company, SouthWestern, has been bought by global outsourcing firm, Capita as part of a deal worth €35m.
Tungsten Network and sharedserviceslink launch the results of their study into the role of a Purchase-to-Pay Global Process Owner