Business analysis

A sure way to make money!

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In the last 20+ years, we have met more than 1000 “C” level people. At least 20% of them from Fortune 1000 companies. Literally all of them were big on the market – traded or invested in a big way, and yet most of them had no visibility into their own organization!   You may be […]

VA Research: Gain from your peers experiences

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See how your peers/competition and the market has cut costs and become more efficient in this endless downturn: We are wading through the longest recession since 1930. We know it feels longer than that for you but are you interested in knowing how your peers coping with this down trend to reduce costs. What you can learn from […]

Social: Enter the Matrix

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We came across an interesting occurrence; in fact this has happened a few times before, we thought that this would be a good experience to share to a broader audience. Sequence of Events:   One fine Monday morning the CEO and COO of a company are out on a client visit. Later that afternoon the […]

India and China as Options in Global Delivery Centers

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Introduction: What China is to the world for manufacturing, India is for services. The accelerated economic growth of both India and China in recent years has been a focus of significant policy discussion and analysis. On one hand, this growth is led by the IT Industry in India, and on the other, it is the manufacturing industry […]

VA Research: Three deadly sins of cost savings

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Over the last weekend some of us in VA Consulting team were having a discussion about cost cuttings. We quickly came to the realization that we have seen literally type of cost savings known and started listing the good and bad. The result of that list is this article. We are confident that you can find this useful in […]

VA Research: IT as a strategic tool

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We have all heard the phrase information is power. When we heard this phrase in B-Schools or business magazines or in a business discussion we all nod our heads in agreements. Let us face it. This is far from the truth when it comes to IT department in our own companies. Really in most companies […]