Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Skill not Scale, Part II: Europe poses the biggest opportunity as As-a-Service models emerge

There clearly is a need for more flexible labor in many European countries, and the ability to source skills “As-a-Service” from providers is becoming increasingly appealing

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Cost is the New Black: The Overbearing Paradoxical C-Suite Imperative for 2015

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60% of enterprise C-Suites are actively seeking to reduce their reliance on labor in their operations – but most are discovering they need to work smarter before they can work cheaper.

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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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Here are our Autonabilized 2015 HfS predictions

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17 Killer Predictions from the HfS analyst team. All of these will happen too…

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Atos and Xerox exchange holiday gifts, but can they disrupt a market asleep at the wheel?

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This transaction focuses both service providers on their strengths and will help them be more effective in the emerging As-a-Service Economy

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TCS, Accenture and Tech Mahindra take the Top Spots for Telecom Operations Services

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HfS releases the first Blueprint into Telecom Operations Services, led by Principal Analyst Pareekh Jain

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Missed the 2015 HfS Research Agenda Web-Session? Then here’s the replay…

Hear from the HfS analyst practice leaderships this Thursday.  Click to Register now

Want to hear what HfS is covering in 2015 before our competitors rip us off?

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Accenture, Cognizant, Wipro and Infosys are the marketing and digital customer experience services front runners

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HfS unveils the first industry Blueprint that looks at Marketing Operations and Digital Customer Experience Management Services

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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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Did you get with the As-A-Service program in Chicago?

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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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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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