Transforming Operations - Part 1: Managing Outsourced Development in Telecommunications

Transforming Operations - Part 1: Managing Outsourced Development in Telecommunications

 

Available On Demand
Duration 60min
Speakers
Neil Leblanc
Product Manager - Rational Software Supply Chain
IBM
Neil Leblanc
Neil Leblanc is a member of the Product Management and Design team in IBM Rational. As the WW Offering Manager for the Telecommunications industry, Neil plays a key role in defining and driving the strategic vision and roadmap for offerings for Telco. Neil is intimately familiar with the issues involved in managing large, project-centered organizations and he has a history in Business Planning, Project and Portfolio management, Development as well as the implementation and deployment of packaged applications.
Roger Le Blanc
Global Software Delivery Accelerator Lead
IBM
Roger Le Blanc
Roger Le Blanc is currently Strategic Offerings Manager, focusing on Outsourcing and Software Supply Chain solutions within IBM Rational, which he joined following the acquisition of Systemcorp ALG, a provider of Enterprise Portfolio Management solutions. With Systemcorp ALG, Roger served as Managing Director, Professional Services; in that capacity he was responsible for all major proposals as well as the engagement planning and oversight of all Systemcorp customer deployments.

With his expertise in the design and implementation of Enterprise Portfolio Management business solutions; spanning from the early phases of assessment and analysis through to the design, deployment and adoption of customer solutions, Roger provides a credible perspective and track record for meeting executive customer’s expectations and needs. He is intimately familiar with the issues involved in managing large, project and product centered organizations. Roger has a history in corporate organizational development, strategic planning and budgeting, as well as divisional demand and capacity management.

Communications Service Providers are large users of outsourcing to help them in their software development efforts – and this trend is continuing, especially with the availability of lower-cost, overseas software development firms and crowd-sourcing.

But how do you ensure requirements are met and the software is delivered in a timely matter with the expected quality? Register today for this live discussion featuring industry experts that will:

•    Discuss some of the common challenges encountered by service providers when outsourcing?

•    Explore how to ensure that the requirements are well understood and tracked?

•    Explore best practices for organizing, planning, and tracking supplier deliverables  

Join us to learn how properly outsourced telecommunications can cut cost and expedite growth.  

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