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2013-11-26 23:24:07

Increasing dissatisfaction among buyers of IT infrastructure outsourcing services and the rapid ascent of cloud-based services is driving a fundamental market shift. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Although traditional IT infrastructure service providers are racing to add automation and real-time data analysis capabilities to their portfolios, buyers are replacing incumbent service providers at an approximately 40 percent rate globally, reflecting competition from more agile...

2013-10-22 23:24:09

54 Deals in 2012, down from 82 the year prior, resulted chiefly from structural factors. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 ITO transaction activity in the life sciences industry slowed markedly in 2012, falling from 82 deals to 54, due to multiple challenges that included patent losses, middling R&D productivity, and rising consolidation. Smaller life sciences firms – those with less than US$10 billion in annual revenue – signed the largest share of IT contracts, driven...

2013-10-18 23:04:45

Upswing in multi-country scope with offshore model being pioneered; service providers scrambling to catch up with shifting market dynamics. (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Adoption of managed service provider (MSP) services has moved beyond management of a traditional, blue-collar contingent workforce to embrace engineers, IT professionals and other highly skilled workers. Additionally, interest in the offshore model is taking root, as are multi-country deals. These trends stand in contrast to...

2013-10-09 23:24:32

Next-gen technology themes being leveraged by buyers to tackle emerging business challenges of a tougher operating environment, and increasingly demanding customers (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 While capital markets ITO remains the smallest vertical in the BFSI ITO space, it is witnessing increased adoption of outsourcing as buyers face challenges related to evolving regulatory requirements and profitability pressures, according to new research published by Everest Group. To address these...

2013-10-09 23:24:30

Unbundling, Pricing Sophistication, Shorter Deal Terms and Service Provider Turnover Highlight End of Labor Arbitrage as Primary Driver in AO Contracts Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The traditional value drivers of labor arbitrage, process efficiency, and standardization are unable to provide the next level of value in AO engagements, according to new research published by Everest Group. Buyers are facing multiple challenges in their portfolios such as rapidly declining...

2013-08-12 23:18:10

Pending US and EU Regulatory Reforms Cast Shadow Over Pace of Turnaround and Evolution of Sourcing Models Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The global services market remained stable in Q2 2013, both in terms of outsourcing transactions and Global In-House Center (GIC) activity, according to a new report issued by Everest Group, an advisory and research firm on global services. While gradual economic recovery and improving business confidence in Europe led to revival of outsourcing...

Everest New Rules
2013-08-05 11:31:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following a mountainside altercation between mountain climbers and local sherpa guides that occurred earlier this year, Nepalese officials have announced that government agents will be stationed at the Mount Everest base camp and be charged with the responsibility of monitoring expedition teams, coordinating any rescue efforts, and safeguarding the local environment. Purna Chandra Bhattarai, Nepal's chief of the tourism industry...

2013-08-01 23:20:14

Customer Retention, Channel Management, Customer Analytics, Non-Voice Channels Behind Resurgent Growth in Global CCO Market Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Clients of global CCO engagements increasingly are looking beyond cost savings to more growth-oriented value, according to a new report issued by Everest Group, an advisory and research firm on global services. Instead, buyers want a partnership with their service providers to unlock new forms of value including customer...


Latest Mount Everest Reference Libraries

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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