Category Archives: IT Outsourcing / IT Services

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 analysts 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

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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 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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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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The powerhouses of global sourcing are meeting in Chicago this Fall… can you really afford not to be there?

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The famous HfS Blueprint Sessions are back stateside to rattle the global services and outsourcing industry like never before

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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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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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Eugene eulogizes about managed governance services

Eugene Kublanov, Managing Director for KPMG's Managed Governance Services

HfS interviews the great bald eagle of sourcing himself, Eugene Kublanov.

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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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Great to see Gartner adopting our HfS Blueprints!

Yes indeed folks – Gartner has announced it is doing its own “Blueprints research”!

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Yes, it’s true… one in three Apple engineers is really Indian

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As Apple is growing, so is the scope of its Indian-centric IT outsourcing to support it’s ever-increasing needs

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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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