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ACS Wins HRO Deal With GlaxoSmithKline

February 13, 2007
Analysts estimate that the contract covers 45,000 to 50,000 of the pharmaceutical giant’s 100,000-member workforce. The deal also shows that the market isn’t just a two-horse race anymore.
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Vendors Buying Up Capabilities

February 8, 2007
Companies looking for a comprehensive HRO provider are often confronted with vendors that have rich offerings from their legacy business but a much lower ability to deliver other services.
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Uniform Metrics Could Speed HRO Deals

February 2, 2007
A working group set up by four HRO companies has created a way to standardize a statement of work—the outline that is the basis of an outsourcing agreement. Buyers would be able to see the pricing and performance indicators for each of the prospective providers on a single sheet of paper.
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Arinsos Window of Opportunity

February 2, 2007
As some of the larger HR outsourcers become more selective about signing clients, Arinso might have the chance to become a real player in the field. But to be a true HRO provider, the Belgian company needs to establish a name and a strong presence in the U.S.—something that analysts say it has failed to do so far.
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