Category Archives: Outsourcing Events

Announcing our North American 2014 Blueprint Summit… we’re hitting Chicago this November

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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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Steps the outsourcing industry needs to take to survive

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Four steps this industry needs to take to avoid engagement failure in the future

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HfS Cambridge University Blueprint Sessions: In Good Company!

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HfS Cambridge University Sessions: In good company!

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And the HfS roadshow hits Cambridge University

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A great opening buyers session was enjoyed by all!

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Europe’s finest enterprise operators take on the USA at the Cambridge University Blueprint Sessions. Who’s sourcing smarter?

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

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And what a week that was! Relive those Blueprint moments…

Thanks to all of you who made the effort be part of a great December networking escapade in the Big Apple

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Time to inoculate your firm against early-onset Zombieism… by coming to the Blueprint Sessions 3.0 this December

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When  Zombieism takes its grip on enterprise operations, many fail to realize… until it’s too late.  In fact, many of you reading this may already be exhibiting signs of early-onset Zombieism and immediate inoculation is imperative… But never fear folks, as the forthcoming BluePrint Sessions 3.0 in New York this December are specifically designed to [...]

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What happens when you put the leaders of an industry in one room?

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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

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What happens when you combine HfS and The Conference Board to talk GBS… in Chicago?

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Still confused with GBS, but too afraid to ask what it’s all about? Then never fear as Deb Kops and the HfS team have the answers… in Chicago

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Are you “crowding it” in NYC this week? HfS has some free tickets…

Carl Esposti is CEO of Massolution

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

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There’s an expert somewhere for everything, but you won’t find them if you look in the same places!

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“Massolution”, the first-ever crowdsourcing & crowdfunding conference, focused on the Fortune 1000 enterprise, is just about a month out, and we jumped at the opportunity to get some discounted tickets to HfS subscribers.  We’ve also been talking to crowdsourcing kingpin and Massolution CEO, Carl Esposti (and founder of the Crowdsourcing.org community platform) about the approaching conference, which [...]

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Join HfS for some serious onshore Momentum this September

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Momentum 2013 is the inaugural industry event dedicated to one of the most politically-charged and compelling issues in the services business today – domestic sourcing of IT and BPO services in America. And, as you might suspect, HfS will be there stirring things up!

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The dreamSource files… it’s not fair to place the change management onus onto the provider, it’s our accountability to change

Who can identify these chappies?

And over at dreamSource, where 72% of the buyers work in company’s where the CEO on down focus predominantly on cost…

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The dreamSource files… you really think, in three months, you can transform what took us 30 years to build?

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Welcome to dreamSource, where 73% of providers worry they may get fired for only delivering what was agreed in the contract

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The dreamSource countdown continues… Meet Mads (Part II)

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If you have recovered from the mental impairment caused by the really awful governance dancing, it’s time to get back to the serious discussion about the narrowing onshore/offshore cost gap, and diversity in sourcing…. so let’s visit the final part of our recent interview with Madelein Smit, outsourcing head at the global logistics giant, CEVA Logistics

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A fiesta of financial services and analytics hits mid-town next week

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There’s an Analytics for Banking, Finance & Insurance event in New York next week, and HfS Research is strolling down the I-95 to study the cerebral-ness.

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It’s true! Freakonomics’ Stephen Dubner is coming to dreamSource…

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If you’ve ever had some to read Freakonomics, you’ll know how excited we are to announce that co-author Steven Dubner has agreed to speak at our dreamSource event this spring.

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If outsourcing were an employee, it would be fired… Part 2

It's never too late to find redemption...

So if you haven’t been fired yet, here’s how to avoid it happening…

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If outsourcing were an employee, it would be fired… Part 1

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For those of you attending our dreamSource summit this Spring, Lee and I will co-host a session entitled “If outsourcing were an employee, it would be fired”. Lee, who today has built and now leads shared services for heathcare provider, Ascension Health, caught up with us last week to talk about the session and why we called it just that…

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Replay of the HfS/KPMG Banking & Financial Services webinar

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Missed last week’s Banking & Financial Services webinar? Well fret no more, as we have the replay now available for your viewing and a full slide deck for our premium research subscribers. Enjoy!

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