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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...

2013-06-27 23:42:58

Solutions to Traditional Challenges in PO Market Emerge as Buyer Sophistication, Service Provider Capabilities Mature Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Procurement Outsourcing (PO) market is poised for continued double-digit growth as investments in new technologies and buyer appreciation for the unique challenges of PO emerge, according to a new research study by Everest Group, an advisory and research firm on global services. Since 2007, the PO market has maintained an 18 percent...

2013-05-30 23:19:36

Gradual economic recovery counterbalanced by uncertainty surrounding regulatory reform. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Economic recovery brought stabilization to the global services marketplace in Q1 2013, with deal volume and size similar to 2012, according to a new research study by Everest Group, an advisory and research firm on global services. However, pending regulatory reform, particularly in the U.S., could have a significant impact on the extent of recovery in the global...

Virtual Everest From PC Or Smartphone
2013-05-29 10:32:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exactly 60 years after Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest, Microsoft has unveiled “Everest: Rivers of Ice,” a website designed to virtually bring Earth´s highest peak to laptops and touch screens around the world. Using high-resolution video and photographic panorama content to display the Greater Himalaya region, Rivers of Ice is the result of a collaboration between the Internet Explorer 10 team...

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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