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  • MoneyShot Property and Casualty Insurance Digital Services 2022–2023 - Property and Casualty Digital Services: Raising the Bar in Customer Experience

    Property and Casualty Digital Services: Raising the Bar in Customer Experience

    Property and casualty (P&C) insurers are working to meet growing customer expectations amid the increasing cost of claims, intense competition from new entrants, and a changing regulatory environment. They are leveraging digital technologies to settle claims faster, improve underwriting, and detect fraud. Leading service providers support these efforts by providing insurance domain knowledge and technological expertise. These emerging trends are covered in Avasant’s Property and Casualty Insurance Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™.

    October, 2022

  • Desktop - Desktop Support Outsourcing Gains Popularity

    Desktop Support Outsourcing Gains Popularity

    The question of whether to turn over the desktop support function to a service provider is a critical and surprisingly complicated one. Our research shows that there is a strong cost advantage to outsourcing desktop support tasks, but many organizations have reported negative service experiences. This research byte summarizes our full report on desktop support outsourcing.

    October, 2022

  • Desktop - Desktop Support Outsourcing Trends and Customer Experience 2022

    Desktop Support Outsourcing Trends and Customer Experience 2022

    The question of whether to turn over the desktop support function to a service provider is a critical and surprisingly complicated one. Our research shows there is a strong cost advantage to outsourcing the desktop support function, but other factors, including giving up control, can lead to problems. Nevertheless, 51% of IT organizations are outsourcing at least some of their desktop support function, making this one of the most popular functions to outsource, according to our annual IT Outsourcing Statistics study.

    October, 2022

  • Digital Workplace Technologies - No Retreat from the Digital Workplace

    No Retreat from the Digital Workplace

    Over the past two years, pandemic lockdowns led to a huge boost in the adoption of digital workplace technologies to enable remote work. But even though workers are returning to offices, organizations are not returning to old ways of working. The digital workplace is here to stay. This Research Byte summarizes our full report, Digital Workplace Technologies Adoption Trends and Customer Experience.

    October, 2022

  • Digital Workplace Technologies - Digital Workplace Technologies Adoption Trends and Customer Experience 2022

    Digital Workplace Technologies Adoption Trends and Customer Experience 2022

    Digital workplace technologies are a set of tools and electronic capabilities that allow workers to communicate and collaborate virtually from anywhere. They are used to create the digital workplace, which integrates the technologies into a single environment. These tools took on additional significance during COVID-19 lockdowns but remain important as many companies have adopted more hybrid work since seeing how well it worked during lockdowns.

    October, 2022

  • RB Featured Image for website - Oracle Charging Ahead with Cerner Integration but Big Hill to Climb

    Oracle Charging Ahead with Cerner Integration but Big Hill to Climb

    It’s been almost a year since Oracle announced its costly acquisition of Cerner, a giant provider of digital systems to healthcare companies. But it’s been a difficult year with more challenges ahead. The $28.4 billion acquisition closed in June. It’s the largest in Oracle’s history, nearly three times the size of its PeopleSoft acquisition in 2005. Oracle’s mission is to rewrite the Oracle Cerner electronic health record (EHR) system, add capabilities, and give it a modern, cloud-based foundation.

    October, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Cloud Platforms 2022 - Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView™

    Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView™

    The Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView™ addresses the need for enterprises to leverage cloud platforms to accelerate their digital journeys, embrace the cloud, and identify the right cloud platform providers to partner with. The 42-page report also provides our point of view on how cloud platform providers cater to enterprises’ changing needs through a wide portfolio of products and services, thus delivering a general ranking based on key dimensions of product maturity, enterprise adaptability, and innovation road map.

    October, 2022

  • MoneyShot Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView - Cloud Platform Providers Moving up the Technology Stack

    Cloud Platform Providers Moving up the Technology Stack

    Continuing the trend from recent years, the cloud remains the top spending priority for enterprises, led by cloud applications and cloud infrastructure. The major drivers include cost optimization, the need to provide a reliable infrastructure, and using hybrid models to best handle data storage and compliance. To meet this continued growth, cloud platform providers are enhancing their capabilities to speed the migration of cloud applications and provide value higher up the technology stack. These emerging trends are covered in Avasant’s Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView™.

    October, 2022

  • DR IT Outsourcing - Organizations Increasingly Looking for Outside Help with Disaster Recovery

    Organizations Increasingly Looking for Outside Help with Disaster Recovery

    If there were ever any questions about the need for disaster recovery planning, those doubts were dispelled over the past few years. A worldwide pandemic, power outages, wars, and cyberattacks exposed those organizations that were not fully prepared to respond to those disruptions. But what if the IT organization does not have the resources or the capability to do it all in-house? This is why many organizations are turning to disaster recovery outsourcing providers to step into the gap. This Research Byte analyzes the five-year trend in DR outsourcing.

    September, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Procurement BPT 2022 - Procurement Business Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™

    Procurement Business Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™

    The Procurement Business Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™ assists enterprises in identifying strategic partners for their procurement business process transformation by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses of leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key procurement service providers across practice maturity, domain ecosystem, and investments and innovations, thus helping enterprises in evaluating leading players in the procurement business process transformation space. The 58-page report also highlights top market trends in the procurement business process transformation space and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    September, 2022

  • MoneyShot Procurement Business Process Transformation 2022 - The Evolution of Procurement: Bringing Resilience and Agility in a Time of Disruption

    The Evolution of Procurement: Bringing Resilience and Agility in a Time of Disruption

    The procurement business function has traditionally been cost-focused. However, supply chain disruptions from recent global crises have shown the need for a more agile procurement process. CPOs are responding by planning for inflation with advanced purchasing, using AI to find alternate sourcing options to deal with disruptions, and even personalizing the requisition experience for all employees to look more like e-commerce. To meet these evolving demands, enterprises are increasingly turning to service providers to transform their procurement functions. Service provider procurement business process transformation revenue grew by 13% between March 2021 and March 2022. These trends and others are covered in our Procurement Business Process Transformation 2022 RadarView™ .

    September, 2022

  • From optimization - From Optimization to Automation: Achieving Greater Business Value in the Cloud

    From Optimization to Automation: Achieving Greater Business Value in the Cloud

    IT has undergone a fundamental and permanent change over the past two years. While enterprises had already embarked on their digital journey, the rapid shift to remote working during the pandemic, and the need for digital channels for customer engagement further propelled the demand for cloud services. For many IT organizations today, any new financial investment is prioritized toward cloud spending. The two main uses of these funds are: investing in cloud infrastructure to leverage advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and the Internet of Things (IoT); and migrating legacy workloads to cloud native or (creating) modernized workloads to enhance digital engagement with customers, accommodate a remote workforce and bring agility into their operations.

    September, 2022