Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Why we need to stop boring ourselves to death and focus on what really matters: building TRUST

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The biggest disruptive trend on the horizon is TRUST

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Are you ready to get with the As-A-Service program this week?

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Next week, in Chicago, we will stare at that wall we’ve hit, and collectively figure out how to jump over it. So without further ado, pop in your headphones, turn up the volume and enjoy!

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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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Is your Service Provider genuinely investing in As-a-Service Capabilities?

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How can we be sure service providers are making the financial commitments needed to be effective in the emerging As-a-Service Economy?

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Why some service providers are grimly clinging onto the labor-arbitrage model

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A new breed of provider has to emerge, which can disrupt the legacy labor-based model

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If anyone can, Barbra McGann can…

Barbra Sheridan McGann joins HfS as Senior Vice President, Research

Barbra Sheridan McGann talks to HfS about her exciting new analyst role with the firm

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Why Cloud-centric services are critical to the survival of service providers in today’s As-a-Service Economy

HfS analyst Ned May is author of new report "The Cloud's Impact on IT Services Providers"

Cloud-centric delivery is the only true direction service providers can take, if they want to be around in another couple of years

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Murphy’s BPO Law

Carole Murphy is Capgemini's Head of BPO Business Transformation

Phil Fersht interviews Carole Murphy, Capgemini’s Head of BPO Business Transformation Services

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More hope less fear, please – Digital is not only changing the way we work, it’s improving it

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The world of work’s just so much more interesting and rewarding today that it was even five years’ ago

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Cognizant’s CEO Frank D’Souza talks to us about his recent $2.7bn shopping trip

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We grabbed a few minutes with Cognizant’s CEO, Frank D’Souza, to talk about why his company made this move

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Cognizant makes the biggest bet ever by an Indian services provider. This is a big bloody deal…

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Cognizant has upped the ante; now it’s time for the ambitious providers to open their war-chests

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The 2014 HfS Blueprint for SAP Services: who’s leading this $156 Billion market?

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More than 850 data points were collected in Q1 and Q2 of 2014, covering 740 buyers, providers, and advisors/influencers of SAP Services. 31 providers of SAP Services were evaluated.

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Welcome to the era of churn, where 50% of outsourcing contracts are at risk

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Clients are genuinely walking away from outsourcing relationships which provide mediocre value

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Welcome to the being-disrupted IT Outsourcing provider landscape

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With 50% of IT outsourcing deals at risk, how are IT Outsourcing providers being perceived?

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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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Not worried about robots taking your job? This may change your mind…

The Robots Are Here Right Now

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Welcome to the age of Digital cruelty, where two-thirds of operational jobs are under threat

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Organizations have been trying to reduce their labor costs for decades, but something feels very different about the new Digital reality in which we operate.

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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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Cognizant, Sitel and TCS rock the retail operations Winner’s Circle

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HfS unveils Blueprint Report on Retail Operations Services

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The Digital Transformation Services Blueprint Primer is unveiled: Accenture, Cognizant, IBM, Infosys and TCS are the front runners

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HfS has published a Blueprint Primer Report that evaluates this emerging Digital Transformation services landscape

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