Category Archives: IT Outsourcing / IT Services

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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Time for outsourcing service providers to tone down the sales BS

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Service providers need to prove they are agents of value, not devils of extracting low-value margins.

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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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The Twelve Tenets of Trust

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One core element is needed for enterprises to get through the next 12 months, let along the next 12 years: Trust

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The three dirtiest phrases in services

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Here are three phrases that are today’s big no-nos

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The raw truth about outsourcing: 83% of outsourcing customers would not go back, despite three-in-four failing to achieve value beyond cost

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Most enterprises are pleased they moved into an outsourcing model, but have recognized they need to make significant changes to the way they manage their service provider relationships

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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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The Evolving Maturity of Robotic Process Automation

Charles Sutherland closes out this year's Nasscom BPM Summit in Bangalore

The HfS RPA Maturity Model assesses where an individual service provider sits with regards to the maturity of its RPA strategy

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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 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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HfS leads analyst firms for value both in Europe and globally

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The 2014 Analyst Value Survey canvassed the views of 1093 enterprises, analysts and vendor consumers of research

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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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1093 research influencers have spoken: HfS leads the analyst industry for growing influence

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1100 research buyers: HfS Research’s influence increases more than all the analyst firms

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

Francisco D'Souza, Cognizant CEO (Click for bio)

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 C-Suite sourcing elite gathers in Chicago this Fall… let’s meet the providers

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Let’s take a peak at the providers putting themselves in the firing line for the Chicago Blueprint Summit this Fall

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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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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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