F&A BPO: What to Outsource and What to Retain
CFOs who think outsourcing means packing up their department’s entire roster of duties and shipping them overseas never to be heard from again need to reassess the current state not just of outsourcing, but of the evolving role of the Finance Department. In reality, companies are never fully outsourcing their entire finance organization, but just the more transactional processes that are in fact holding them back from focusing on forward-looking analysis and business decision support.
According to a recent KPMG report, organizations outsourcing finance are on average outsourcing 38% of their processes, which represents an increase of 81% versus 2013.
ERP Implementation vs Finance Outsourcing: What Comes First?
It’s the kind of chicken or egg question that can get consultants opening for hours: If a Finance Department aims to outsource and perform an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system implementation, which one should come first?
Process Mining as a Tool to Accelerate Your RPA Journey
Are you looking for new and advanced techniques to identify and prioritize the opportunities to improve and automate your business processes? If the answer is: 'Yes', then read on and find out more about how process mining can help!
7 Secrets for DevOps Cross Functional Team Success
Nowadays, DevOps is one of the hottest buzzwords in the IT industry. It's the new standard of how IT companies can produce excellent outcomes in a faster, more natural way. By combining the benefits of DevOps and cross-functional teams, you can get to peak performance. In this article, we offer you some tips on how to do it.
IT Outsourcing: The Why, the What, and the How
It’s possible for a company today to outsource just about any IT operation. But businesses have different budgets, priorities and objectives, which means they vary widely in what IT processes they should outsource, to whom, and for what purpose. They must make educated choices about processes to outsource, and outsourcing partners, since a hasty or ill-thought-out decision could result in years-long lock-in to an unsatisfactory agreement, surprisingly high costs, and failure to meet strategic business goals.
Selecting the Right Help Desk Outsourcing Partner
When a company chooses to outsource its IT help desk, it must take care to investigate providers completely. Things that look attractive on the surface -- like cheap level-one ticket servicing, for example -- could hide ugly surprises, like poorly trained staff and frequent ticket escalation. It is important to find an outsourcer committed not just to excellent ticket servicing with minimal escalation, but also prevention of issues and continuous improvement.
The New Intelligent NOC
A Network Operations Center (NOC) is a location where IT professionals can support, monitor and maintain networks and data centers. The NOC is the center of software distribution, network troubleshooting, router and domain name management, coordination with connected systems, and performance monitoring. Every business can choose whether they'll have an in-house NOC, outsourced NOC or choose a combination of both. According to their choice, the outcome of the NOC monitoring, services and functions will be different.
How 2020's Top RPA Tools Stack Up, and Why UiPath is #1
The last three years were game-changing for robotic process automation. The media and technology analysts published countless articles and studies examining the trend of intelligent automation with RPA software while vendors competed fiercely for new customers the market attracted.
Interview with Auxis' CEO: Redefining Outsourcing through Nearshoring & Innovation
Auxis CEO Raul Vega was interviewed by Insights Success Magazine in the context of Auxis being awarded as one of The Most Admired Companies to watch in 2019. Read a summary of the interview below:
Auxis Recognized as One of the 20 Most Promising AWS Solution Providers
As the use of cloud computing continues to grow, organizations are putting more of their workloads in public clouds and pursuing multi-cloud strategies that will hopefully generate lower costs, increase agility and provide greater flexibility. However, that is not always the case as the cloud journey can become quite bumpy and the need for a cloud provider can become urgent.
In the December edition of CIO Review Magazine, the publishers compiled a list of the 20 Most Promising AWS Solution Providers, of which Auxis was proudly featured.
The purpose of the list was to guide organizations in harnessing the power of new-age AWS solutions and ensure the advancement of core IT operations within their firms and augment the AWS functionalities they offer to clients.
Driving Agility, Innovation and Service Consistency for our IT Managed Services Clients with ITIL 4
Auxis has grown over the years, so have the needs, demands, and expectations of its clients. We believe that it’s imperative that aligning IT services with the needs of our client’s business should be a mutual vision. As Auxis ITO Operations has adhered to the IT Information Library (ITIL) framework over the last decade, it has been done so using a combination of ITIL v2 and v3 with the sole purpose of implementing a “best practices” framework to improve IT services and customer satisfaction at all levels and also to meet and exceed service expectations by being more agile and working more efficiently.
Now is the Optimal Time to Reboot Work with Robotics Process Automation (RPA)
Could RPA be the transformational lifeline that companies are seeking to push their earnings into the black? Given that RPA implementations can be done in a matter of weeks and not months or years, perhaps it might be. Consider this; According to a recent Computer Economics survey on RPA trends, nearly one quarter of large organizations are currently dabbling in some form of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), while investment in RPA shows that that growth should continue for quite some time. In this article we will give you enough reasons why, regardless of your company size, now might be the right time to reboot work with Robotics Process Automation (RPA).
Recap of the New York Executive Panel Discussion on Reconsidering the Role of Outsourcing in the Modern Finance Organization
One of the stone cold realities of today’s business landscape is that it is marked by growing competitive intensity & disruption. In fact, recent research shows that since 2000, 52 percent of companies in the Fortune 500 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired, or ceased to exist as a result of digital disruption. The ways in which one can deal with today’s digital disruption start by understanding how it differs from past industry changes, making sure that we don’t make the same mistakes again, and exploring ways in which we can make change a trusted ally instead of a vindictive enemy. The other reality? Most executives don’t have a road map for change.
Top 10 Facts About Costa Rica
What do you know about Costa Rica? Although it’s true that most people associate Costa Rica with palm trees, rain forests, its natural beauty, a diverse landscape bordered by two oceans and access to countless adventure activities like zip lining, surfing and exploring volcanoes. But did you know that over 350 high-tech companies and 29 of the Fortune 100 companies have established successful operations in Costa Rica?
Recap of Auxis CIO Breakfast Roundtable on Maximizing the Value of your Cloud
“Every company, regardless of size is doing something in the Cloud!”
With that spot on proclamation from Auxis Technology Leader and moderator, Alvaro Prieto, The Auxis CIO Breakfast Roundtable on How to Maximize your Cloud, was officially off and running.
UiPath Forward III 2019 in Las Vegas-Recap
Why Is IT Process Design so Important?
Why well-designed processes don’t limit IT’s abilities, they enhance them Thoughtfully-designed processes are an essential part of any successful enterprise – streamlining tasks and making sure resources are put to optimal use. But when it comes to IT, business processes are often viewed with suspicion – considered nothing more than bureaucratic controls that limit the creativity of tech professionals.
The future CFO: Is a tech-savvy executive the new normal?
A few months ago, KPMG studied the backgrounds and experience of the CFOs at 100 global technology and communications companies, as well as individuals who had previously been finance chiefs at 75 companies for which such information was available. And this is what they concluded: the job/role of today’s CFO has never been more difficult and it isn’t getting any easier.
Why Outsourcing is the Right Move for Your Organization
Simply put, outsourcing is the practice of delegating work normally performed within a company to an outside firm – it’s a concept that’s pretty familiar to most executive teams. Even small businesses routinely outsource processes that aren’t part of their core competencies like payroll or IT functions, leveraging benefits ranging from lower costs to service innovations.