Are Your Business Hands Tied? Try BPO! So, you still do the nitty-gritty details of your business process in-house? Still bugged down with paper works and monitoring of mundane tasks and processes? Still wishing you could use the time spent on these routinary tasks on something more creative or productive? Then maybe it’s time you try BPO! BPO? What the heck is that? BPO is the common term, or acronym, for Business Process Outsourcing. By outsourcing, it means getting an outside business entity to do your job. Well, not really your job but some of your business processes, hence the name business process outsourcing. Sounds crazy? Well, think again. Some people may think that it is more expensive getting services from an outside source when you have an entire department to work on a particular task. But that is the thing-you don’t really need to keep paying an entire department, paying them benefits and such, because you can outsource the process from staff abroad where the cost of salaries are much, much lower than your country’s minimum wage as prescribed by the law. Now, don’t you think that is ingenious? You have to admit it is! In business process outsourcing, the management of a particular business process like marketing, or accounting, is delegated to a supplier or third party that specializes in that particular process. A lot of companies do this because these BPO companies are better equipped with experts and technology so they can finish the process faster, and more efficiently. This way of doing business, allows the company more time and elbow room to focus on its core business processes. Examples of business processes that are most commonly outsourced are call centers for customer services, IT help desk services, technical support services, telemarketing services; HR processing solutions; procurement solutions; finance and administration solutions; billing services; insurance processing services; knowledge and information services; mortgage processing services; handwriting services; marketing tools and internet marketing services; proofreading & editing services; writing and translation services; web design and development; animation and multimedia; business consulting and a whole lot more! Basically, every business process can be outsourced. It only depends on the company how much of the business process it is willing to delegate to a third party. Trust and confidence are not something earned overnight. However, there are a lot of proven and tested business process outsourcing companies out there that can help your company out. You just have to do your own research and analysis as to which provides the best and which suits your business best. Of course, it still dependent on your company’s needs and goals in the business arena. And it depends on how far you want to take your company and how much you are willing to risk for it. What business process companies boast of is the quality work that is done in lesser amount of time. Their expert officers know just what to do to deliver you the best service ever. This is what they do-providing the best service or else, they wouldn’t have any business at all. They recognize the importance of time. In every business endeavor, time and timing is of the utmost essence. Time is money. Hence, wasted time is wasted money. With BPO, companies can save more time and utilize those extra times to other more important tasks and business process.