IT Strategic Sourcing Can Help Relieve the Squeeze on Healthcare

by WGroup

In this case study eBook, learn how a major healthcare system developed more cost effective IT sourcing strategies to achieve increased flexibility, IT transformation facilitation, improved transparency, improved cost predictability, and cost reduction.

The organization’s business-focused approach to IT sourcing is applicable to all industries.

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Why Sourcing Speed is Critical

by WGroup

In order to keep pace in a constantly evolving marketplace, organizations need a new model for sourcing IT services. Learn how to create a sourcing model that moves quickly and delivers real business value.

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Cognitve Automation Primer

by Israel del Rio

An in-depth, 70-page eBook on the World of Machine Learning.

Cognitve Automation Primer is a must-have for anyone involved in transforming IT and leveraging breakthrough technology for business impact.

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Fixing a Broken Outsourcing Contract – Case Study of Media and Communications Company

by WGroup

Are your service providers living up to their commitments? Learn how to deal with a provider that is underperforming and overcharging so you get top value from your outsourcing budget.

This eBook, Fixing a Broken Outsourcing Agreement, is a case study showing how WGroup achieved the target operating model and sourcing strategy for a diversified media and communications company.

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Digital DNA – Unraveling the Mystery of the Digital Enterprise

by Tony Ioele

The push to digital is a constant topic of discussion among today’s business leaders. In this Special Industry Report: Digital DNA – Unraveling the Mystery of the Digital Enterprise, we show you how to become a modern digital enterprise. It’s not just IT transformation. It’s about understanding the intricate makeup of the digital enterprise.

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IT’s Role in the Survival of the Enterprise

by WGroup

IT’s role is dramatically shifting, and it is critical that leaders rise to meet their new role in the business. This WGroup white paper, IT’s Role in the Survival of the Enterprise, shows you how to reimagine the IT function and what the IT revolution means for you and your business. Tap into the five top trends in IT, learn how technology is the key business driver, and how zero-footprint IT is shifting conceptions of information security.

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Effective Multi-Vendor IT Governance

by WGroup

Across the corporate landscape IT functions are completing their transformation to a service-orientation. WGroup collectively brings decades of hands-on experience in IT supplier management to assist our clients with the multi-supplier challenge – from building the governance structures to defining sourcing strategies to facilitating contract reviews to transition management. This states how WGroup would implement a multi-supplier governance model successfully.

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Disruptive New Trends in the Travel and Hospitality Industry

by WGroup

Technology has driven immense change in the travel and hospitality industry over the past decade. Travelers have come to expect faster, more personalized service at lower prices than ever before. They can compare services almost instantly and choose the best, most cost-effective travel and stay options with little to no effort. WGroup outlines how to implement a strategy that supports business goals with IT, and overcomes these challenges.

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The Evolution of Retail IT

by Brad Friedman

There have been major transformations in the Retail industry. The most successful retailers of the future will have a flexible set of technology tools to allow nimble execution of revenue generation and cost-optimization programs. This strategy brief explores the new developments in retail IT, and outlines strategies to connect them with your business objectives.

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Your Business and the Internet of Things

by Israel del Rio

E-book discussing the new IoT, which is a network. Like the internet, the IoT connects people. This e-book explores the booming growth of IoT, what it means for companies now, and how your business can leverage it to drive business goals.

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Automation and Autonomics

by WGroup

Automation and autonomics are here and organizations that don’t take advantage of the new technology will fall behind. The immense benefits to efficiency, labor costs, and customer satisfaction cannot be ignored. Our team can help your company gain the perspective it needs to effectively deploy new automation systems or increase the effectiveness of existing ones.

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Business-driven Mergers and Acquisitions for IT

by WGroup

Mergers and acquisitions greatly impact companies, especially the IT organization. With the merger failure rate at 70%, an effective framework to handle change more effectively is required. WGroup has assisted many firms through successful integrations by aligning technology with the new core business objectives.

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Multi-Supplier Governance

by WGroup

As CIOs turn to multiple suppliers to drive down prices and obtain best-in-class services, they need to redefine their supplier governance to extract the promised value from this more complex ecosystem

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Indirect Procurement – A Diamond in the Rough

by WGroup

As indirect purchases increasingly become a larger percentage of overall spend, for many organizations, Indirect procurement can be a diamond in the rough.

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The Challenge of Achieving Customer-Driven Shared Services

by WGroup

The concept and use of shared services have been around for almost 30 years. However, shared services have matured to a level of organizational standard practice for support services across multiple business units.  Despite this evolution, the penetration of shared services that represent wholly developed and full capacity operations is relatively low. 

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ReThink IT: Five Actionable Strategies to Drive Business Value for IT

by WGroup

ReThink IT analyzes the five most disruptive trends in IT, and addresses the issues and challenges faced by today’s CIO and IT leaders. These disruptive trends point to a new role for IT and the CIO, and the fact that IT responsibilities have moved into the business makes the role of services integrator and advisor to the business the primary focus of the CIO.

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Management Model for Exploratory Investment in IT

by WGroup

WGroup has developed a new class of IT investment, referred to as “Exploratory,” along with a supporting management model to guide the effort through the evaluation phases and ensure a tight fit within the service catalog.

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First Things First in Demand Management

by WGroup

Good Demand Management aims to deliver services in a manner that maximizes business value, improves the visibility of true IT costs and level of capacity utilization, and reduces the technical and compliance risks. Read more about an ideal approach to Demand Management. 

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Next Generation IT Outsourcing

by WGroup

This is an unparalleled time of transformation. Disruptive technologies such as cloud computing and the “as-a-service” model for software, infrastructure and platforms have led to fundamental changes in how IT services are organized, managed and delivered. Read more about the next generation of outsourcing. 

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Starting Small with Big Data

by WGroup

There are five disruptive trends shaping the corporate IT landscape today, and of the five, Big Data has the biggest potential to generate new sustainable competitive advantages. Read more about a pragmatic approach to generating business value. 

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Governance and Relationship Management

by WGroup

One of the most important yet overlooked aspects of an outsourcing transaction is the relationship management model. The objective of this model is to realize the anticipated benefits of an outsourcing relationship in the most efficient manner—by aligning with the terms of the agreement and merging the two parties’ management processes for optimal results.

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The Evolution of Managed Services

by WGroup

Global sourcing, open source, and Moore’s law have widened access to technology, standardized it and made it cheaper than ever. Discover how business management is responding with an ever-increasing willingness to outsource key IT functions and even entire IT departments.

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Best-in-Class Vendor Management Office

by WGroup

With the role of key vendors evolving and with more vendors being introduced into the workplace, effective vendor management has become a critical capability of any enterprise.

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