Four steps this industry needs to take to avoid engagement failure in the future
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
Accenture’s dropping the term “outsourcing” from its strategy line is the most significant yet in terms of rebranding the outsourcing business
One fact I would challenge anyone on is the abject failure of the outsourcing industry to market itself
In 2014, ambitious operations leaders must begin achieve a certain degree of maturity across their operations before they can really address achieving their desired outcomes
It will be fascinating to see if the larger SIs and/or HRO providers will be able to craft just the right mix of quality and cost-effectiveness to be successful in delivering much smaller, less labor-intensive and more tool-based implementation and post-implementation HR services.
You really need progression planning where you determine the skill set you’ll need going forward, because it’s a different circus with different clowns.
However which was we look at this, this is going to be one helluva crowd – with a bevvy of buyside sourcing and shared services leaders from 60 major organizations, in addition to this motley crew
We got some face time with flamboyant Massolution CEO, Carl Esposti (and founder of the Crowdsourcing.org community platform) about next week’s first-ever crowdsourcing & crowdfunding conference
The exploits of “Dr Charlie”, alias the Last King of Sourcing, Charlie Aird, who completes his diaries from his recent sabbatical to East Africa