Category Archives: Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

Less lipstick on the As-a-Service pig please…

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Most of our beloved providers want to talk a big game more than having the real chops to prove it

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The industry’s first Workday services blueprint: A new breed of As-a-Service providers has disrupted HR delivery forever

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The industry’s first-ever Blueprint Report looking at Workday Services

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Robo-Britannia: Is Britain leading the As-a-Service revolution?

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When it comes to being first on the bandwagon for experimenting with solutions that can drive out cost and improve productivity, the UK – amazingly after all these years – still leads the way

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Chris cracks the Cap-ability code

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On the week when Capgemini opened its wallet to make one of the largest services deals in history, with the $4 billion acquisition of IGATE, we thought it high time to focus on one business division that’s really been on fire the last couple of years – Business Process Outsourcing. With Capgemini’s proven capabilities delivering […]

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Never doubt an HfS merger prediction! Capgemini really is buying iGATE

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As we correctly predicted last week, iGATE and Capgemini have announced their nuptials after finding many areas of common interest to consummate a long-term flourishing relationship

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Why IBM should acquire TCS

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Service providers need to figure out how to blend the best parts of each other to find their path to the As-a-Service Economy

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Accenture and Cognizant battle it out in Population Health’s Winner’s Circle… with EXL knocking

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The new HfS Blueprint 2015 Report, “Population Health and Care Management Business Services“

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Why most advisors are just so Un-as-a-Service

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Only 13% of sourcing advisors have plans to invest in cognitive computing skills and 15% in Robotic Process Automation

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The 2015 Enterprise Mobility Services Blueprint: IBM, Cognizant, Accenture, TCS, Infosys and Capgemini in the Winner’s Circle

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IBM, Cognizant, Accenture, TCS, Infosys and Capgemini make the Winner’s Circle for Enterprise Mobility Services

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HfS and NASSCOM sharing the love @ the 2015 BPM Strategy Summit

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We’re proud to announce our role as exclusive research and content development partner for NASSCOM’s Business Process Management Summit 2015

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IBM, Accenture, Cognizant, Wipro, TCS and Infosys make the 2015 Enterprise Analytics Services Winners Circle

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I recall back in late 2010 when an eager young research firm practiced what it preached and scoured talented resources on the Indian subcontinent to support our research reports.  One such resource was a bright young woman called Reetika Joshi, who worked with us to produce the industry’s first ever assessment on “Offshore Analytics Providers.” […]

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HfS officially exits the sourcing advisor business (even though we were never in it in the first place)

No, I am not an advisor...

HfS fundamentally has no desire to be an advisor shop. Officially.

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Service providers blame their clients, advisors and analysts for their As-a-Service failure

Lee rhetoric, more dialog among the key stakeholders and better real-world education is the only real formula for success

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Work smarter, not cheaper: Automation skills have rapidly arrived at the top of the talent agenda

Robotic Process Automation is about working smarter, not cheaper – and the skills needs are red hot in the outsourcing space right now

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HfS Research is five years old!

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Would you believe it? HfS Research just turned 5 years old

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How As-a-Service is your organization?

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This emergence of “As-a-Service” represents the most disruptive series of impacts to the traditional IT and business services industry that we have seen. Whether you buy, provide or advise on business and IT services, your opinions and intentions are critical for our research, so please spend some time completing our study and you could win an Apple Watch.

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Meet Aruna, Capgemini’s kahuna

Aruna Jayanthi, CEO, Capgemini India

HfS CEO Phil Fersht talks to Capgemini India CEO Aruna Jayanthi about India’s talent and its future direction as a services economy

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The 2015 Progressive F&A BPO Blueprint

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HfS unveils its 2015 Blueprint Report on Finance & Accounting BPO Services, authored by analysts Phil Fersht and Hema Santosh

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Are sourcing advisors really the new analysts?

What are we becoming?

The evolving confusion over advisor and analyst roles is a result of a lack of real influencers in the services industry

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The Infamous Sourcing Savants are back!

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An HfS Webinar Production, March 26th 2015: Digesting a Manic 6 Months to Make Sense of the As-a-Service Economy

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