Category Archives: Captives and Shared Services Strategies

Teleperformance, Concentrix and Sutherland lead the HfS Contact Center Operations Blueprint

HfS unveils the 2016 HfS Blueprint for Contact Center Operations, authored by Melissa O’Brien

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Rescuing BPO from its trough of directionless boredom: Make jobs challenging and creative

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Enterprises need to create business manager roles to energize the Digital Generation

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There’s a whole generation with a new explanation… in San Francisco

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Our first-ever Working Summit for Buyers happens in San Francisco at the St. Regis Hotel May 26th – 27th.

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HfS is back in Cambridge University for another no-cheese bake off of services leaders

This promises to be another UK style “throw the kitchen sink at everything crappy about our service industry”

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The HfS 2016 Blueprint Research Agenda …at your service

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The analyst industry’s most ambitious 2016 research agenda

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Good heavens, it’s Liz Evans…

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Phil Fersht interviews Liz Evans, KPMG’s leading practitioner for governance and relationship management

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Making hay after the sun has set on legacy outsourcing… meet John Haworth

John Haworth, Chairman of the HfS Sourcing Executive Council, talks to Phil Fersht about why he joined HfS and the upcoming buyers’ summit in Harvard Square

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Our Dallas working summit really rocked… next up Harvard Square!

Highlights from the recent As-a-Service HfS Working Summit in Dallas, Texas

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Ready for a reality slap around the face with a wet kipper?

The next HfS Service Buyer Working Summit will be held in Harvard Square, Cambridge MA, 1st-2nd December 2015

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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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Mike Sutcliff, Digitally Distinct

Mike Sutcliffe is Group Chief Executive, Accenture Digital (Click for bio)

Mike Sutcliffe, Group Chief Executive, Accenture Digital, talks to HfS analyst Phil Fersht on the disruptive impact of Digital technologies on Business Services and Operations

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The Ten Tenets Driving the As-a-Service Economy

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As the As-a-Service Economy continues to emerge and evolve, it is the belief of HfS that the model will follow ten key tenets

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Shamelessly Shamus: Why Europe is positioned to leapfrog the United States

Shamus Rae is Partner at KPMG and Heads Operational Transformation in Europe

Did you hear the one about the Mamil (middle aged man in lycra), who got off his bike, donned a suit and tie and joined a Big 4 consulting firm to wax lyrical about sourcing strategy?

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ISG, Enlighta and KPMG make the Winner’s Circle for Governance Solutions

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Mike Beals talks to HfS readers about his new HfS Blueprint Report, “Shared Services & Outsourcing Governance Solutions”

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What’s the real impact of Digital Technologies on Outsourcing and Shared Services?

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The business world is fundamentally shifting, but do our organizations really need to reinvent their operating models to stay ahead of the curve?

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Outsourcing and shared services investment intentions at record high as the Integrated Global Services model takes center stage

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Simply plastering more and more lipstick on the same old pig is eventually going to fail for many as Integrated Global Services becomes the future model of choice

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Parikh preaches, prophesizes and prognosticates… Part 1

Kevin Parikh is Global CEO and Senior Partner at Avasant (click here for bio)

Phil Fersht interviews Avasant CEO, Kevin Parikh (Part 1)

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Europe’s finest enterprise operators take on the USA at the Cambridge University Blueprint Sessions. Who’s sourcing smarter?

This June we are assembling the ultimate pool of European and American services talent to duke it out on the hallowed lawns of Cambridge’s Gonville and Caius College

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BPO: Pronounced dead, but still very much alive

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BPO is just at the beginning of a much more dynamic phase of its existence and it at least three years’ away from being put to bed.

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Cogny cogitates on a new industrial revolution

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Genpact’s Patrick Cogny talks to Phil Fersht about how the firm is approaching the manufacturing sector with what he calls the “New Industrial Revolution”

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