In terms of business understanding, initiative, innovation and culture, non-US staff are miles behind local staff. For example, only 43% of outsourcing customer feel their non-US staff understands their business, when compared to 88% of local staff. Yes, this gap will surely close as the industry matures, but I find this talent-chasm unacceptable in today’s global marketplace.
We are inviting you to participate in a brief survey to explore today’s talent management challenges facing both your executives and staff – and you could win an iPhone 5 into the bargain, in addition to a complimentary copy of the study findings.
Is there renewed hope for non-linear growth in outsourcing?
Outsourcing clients of the world: examine your experience to see if you’ve earned Deborah’s top 10 client merit badges
Our trusted friends, over at the HR department, haven’t given up the ghost in helping their organizations close these capability gaps either… and they look beyond service providers alone as the solution: they want to invest in better technology. So where better to spend your time that at the HR technology in Chicago from October 8-10, 2012, where Bill Kutik and crew will put on their annual ode to the world of…. HR technology.
Why rebrand outsourcing, when what we already have may be new and exciting…
Infosys’s acquisition of management consultancy and SAP integrator Lodestone Holdings lines up perfectly with their long-term strategy of moving to higher value services, but this acquisition is a risky way to grow these capabilities.
There is far too much “believe our own bullshit” going on and this industry needs to change before it can effectively “rebrand”
our new survey on the toxic “O” word has resoundingly proven that negative politics really does sway opinions, as an overwhelming majority of American enterprises want the word scrapped, which is in stark contract to European firms, who are largely happy to keep it
HfS Research has reached out to its unique community of services and operations professionals, and can finally reveal the answers we have long been searching for – that it’s time to re-brand the industry formerly known as outsourcing, with 61% of the industry stakeholders voting to drop the term