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Expectations and Achievements: A Longitudinal Study on an Offshoring Strategy

Darja mite, Daniela S. Cruzes
2013 2013 ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement  
Offshore software development has gained momentum and most of software companies today have implemented offshore strategies of some sort.  ...  In practice, offshore software development is associated with many risks, and achievement of the expected benefits is not as straightforward as the rumor has it.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We are sincerely thankful to all employees of the case company that were involved in this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/esem.2013.17 dblp:conf/esem/SmiteC13 fatcat:w77mcja62jh2femjvfed6bzavi

USAA: Organizing for Innovation and Superior Customer Service

Jeanne W. Ross, Cynthia Mathis Beath, Ernest Kwan
2010 Social Science Research Network  
 Research Briefings: a collection of short executive summaries of key findings from research projects.  Case Study: an in-depth description of a firm's approach to an IT management issue (intended for  ...  In 2010, to ramp up innovation, USAA created an enterprise innovation team within Enterprise Strategy and Planning. Mick Simonelli was hired to be Chief Innovation Officer.  ...  I've got to do it, and I know that with the relationships [with strategic suppliers] I have today, I can do it in a heartbeat. I can scale up that fast; I can also scale down that fast.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1980374 fatcat:lchvocqefjbtjmsqug5ov3oa2q

Greening of the maritime industry [article]

Roberto Rivas Hermann
2015 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
But if we develop a monitoring system, is up to the engineers on board the ship to decide what to do with the energy use, our product just shows the data and the users can take a decision on what to do  ...  For example, the electrical company which supplied the SEMS system was able to develop a new product line in the company (interactive energy monitoring system) for a new market segment (Rivas-Hermann,  ...  companies to implement hybrid technologies on existing and new ships.  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:jjelq2tlr5ec7cnfshgtmi63yq

No Mulligans: When good entrepreneurs make bad decisions

Joseph E. Levangie
2004 New England Journal of Entrepreneurship  
Without such analytical discipline to support entrepreneurial decision-making, important errors can crop up. G The ramp-up of sales can be overstated.  ...  threat of new entrants to the business; and 4. the threat of potential substitute products.  ...  His companies have competed in a wide array of industries: financial services; renewable energy; uninterruptible power sources; biotech; computer hardware, flex circuits and software; medical lasers; electronic  ... 
doi:10.1108/neje-07-02-2004-b006 fatcat:gw2rx42gkfgydi3czaf3kqblwi

The challenge of going digital

Marijana Vidas-Bubanja, Iva Bubanja
2017 Journal of Engineering Management and Competitiveness  
This paper analyses the contribution of new digital technologies to economic growth of national economies and higher productivity and competitiveness of companies.  ...  EU experiences in the development of digital entrepreneurship are analyzed, as well as challenges of digital change in domestic companies.  ...  It means the degree to which companies put digital tools in the hands of their employees to ramp up productivity.  ... 
doi:10.5937/jemc1702126v fatcat:cgbmxhhdijhjtir5wkb6ydywmi

Covid-19 Has Accelerated Digital Transformation, but May Have Made it Harder Not Easier

Michael Wade, International Institute for Management Development, Jialu Shan, International Institute for Management Development
2020 MIS Quarterly Executive  
These two experts identify five enduring best practices for digital transformation that all IT leaders should adopt.  ...  We have a lot of material to unpack, but let's first begin with a better understanding of the historical rate of digital transformation project outcomes.  ...  Certainly, there was a significant ramp-up in the usage of these tools, which wasn't always smooth, but, fundamentally, WFH didn't require a lot of new infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.17705/2msqe.00034 fatcat:pyxqnop4wvhd7crezqthvd6hye

Adoption of Open Business Models in the West and Innovation in India's Software Industry

Rasmus Lema
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Second, it was important to have ability to ramp up and down effortlessly, once the major phase of creation was complete and to ramp up again for the second release.  ...  In the software buyer segments (primary and secondary), the adopters of open business models do not always follow such a practice.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1846648 fatcat:ro4ldwtfebavxibxcmsrh257mu

Adoption of Open Business Models in the West and Innovation in India's Software Industry

Rasmus Lema
2010 IDS Research Reports  
Second, it was important to have ability to ramp up and down effortlessly, once the major phase of creation was complete and to ramp up again for the second release.  ...  In the software buyer segments (primary and secondary), the adopters of open business models do not always follow such a practice.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.2040-0217.2010.00062_2.x fatcat:sd4ca4zwqjeqvc2i6jx6xlwdje

Outsourcing and the rise of innovative software services in Bangalore

Rasmus Lema
2011 Innovation and Development  
It is clear that it has been a major reason for the enormous build-up of production capabilities in the developing world, in particular in the export platforms of Asia.  ...  However, we do not know whether the outsourcing of production and services from OECD to developing countries has triggered the transition from production to innovation capability or not.  ...  Second, it was important to have the ability to ramp up and down effortlessly once the major phase of creation was complete and to ramp up again for the second release.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2157930x.2011.556488 fatcat:kh73a64n4ba4hlwebcjitk7rii

How Digital Transformation Influenced Retailers Distribution Channel Strategy? Online and Offline – Heading Toward an Integration

Hiba Hishi
2020 Zenodo  
This paper work aims to provide an overview of literature on digital transformation and retail distribution strategy looking for a potential influence and relation between both concepts.  ...  The development of digital marketing is rising daily with the perceptions of Internet marketing that is twisting into an essential stage of digital marketing.  ...  Whether you sell online or offline will change how you interact with customers, market your products and hire new employees".  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5036510 fatcat:tskkivnddnc3ddm33assrbq46m

Innovation Practice Transfer and Capability Development within the Multinational Enterprise

Nathaniel C Lupton, Paul Beamish
2012 Academy of Management Proceedings  
role of headquarters in creating signals to indirectly control the flow of practices. iv Furthermore, the relative influences on innovation practice adoption and adaptation at the national, organizational  ...  existing technologies into a new form.  ...  During the ramp-up phase of practice transfer, recipients rehearse and attempt to improve the expected benefits.  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2012.16079abstract fatcat:whbpceughjgm3mszwc6jar522i

Digital transformation: a review, synthesis and opportunities for future research

Swen Nadkarni, Reinhard Prügl
2020 Management Review Quarterly  
In the last years, scholarly attention was on a steady rise leading to a significant increase in the number of papers addressing different technological and organizational aspects of digital transformation  ...  In a second step, in order to assist in breaking down disciplinary silos and strengthen the management perspective, we supplement the resulting state-of-the-art of digital transformation by integrating  ...  With continuous improvements in hardware, software and connectivity, these companies set the pace for a tightly timed series of product launches.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11301-020-00185-7 fatcat:duvc2tqv5bgudiix2qauu5wynu

Livestock transport from the perspective of the pre-slaughter logistic chain: a review

G.C. Miranda-de la Lama, M. Villarroel, G.A. María
2014 Meat Science  
New developments in livestock transport within the pre-slaughter chain are discussed in terms of three logistic nodes: origin, stopovers and slaughterhouse.  ...  Factors as transport cost, haulier, truck specifications, micro-environment conditions, loading density, route planning, vehicle accidents and journey length are discussed as well as causes of morbidity  ...  Miranda-de la Lama is member of the National Researches System of the National Council on Science and Technology(SNI-CONACyT), level 1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.04.005 pmid:24824530 fatcat:f6pqo3yynfhsrntpcj76nrsuv4

The Future of Market Research

Stephen Phillips
2014 Research World  
"When we do quality control for new forecasting software, we have to run hundreds of test cases to ensure it works as expected," he said.  ...  Pharma has only been offshoring to India for the past 8-10 years and while things are ramping up fast, they do not have a critical mass of people with 10-15 years' experience.  ...  The Ethics Committee or strategic steering group is still responsible for driving the direction of professional standards within EphMRA, including overseeing the development of any guidelines.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rwm3.20127 fatcat:lhiozo5cjrbjtgsjtlz36pz4za

Digital Intrapreneurship: The Corporate Solution to a Rapid Digitalisation [chapter]

Gifford Pinchot, Mariusz Soltanifar
2020 Three Pillars of Organization and Leadership in Disruptive Times  
Digitalisation has opened the path for new intrapreneurial opportunities; however, the amount of attention paid to the role of digital intrapreneurs within existing organisations is limited.  ...  We present our own definition of digital intrapreneurship and position our definition in the digital landscape where modern companies operate.  ...  Thank you for your great input, commitment, and passion that have improved the quality of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-53914-6_12 fatcat:6vjho5xmebatbnfg6njku74ymy
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