Category Archives: Sourcing Change Management

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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Skill not Scale: The Massive Opportunity Awaiting the Services Industry

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There needs to be a coming-together of consulting and outsourcing service delivery, the likes of which we have yet to see at a broad scale in the services industry

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Unveiling the 2015 Robotic Premier League Table: HP, TCS and IBM are setting the pace

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Congratulations to HP, TCS, IBM, Sutherland Global Services and Genpact for topping the 2015 Robotic Premier League table

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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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2015: Time to salvage yourself from your digital wreckage of a work-life

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many of us are falling into bad Digital habits where it can seriously impact the quality of our non-Digital lives – and even the quality of our work performance

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When Blood is Sikka than Water: Vishal’s Infy Honeymoon has some Legs

Vishal Sikka (pictured right) is CEO, Infosys Technologies

New Infosys CEO, Vishal Sikka, talks to HfS’ Phil Fersht

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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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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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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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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 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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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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Welcome to the being-disrupted IT Outsourcing provider landscape where 50% of deals are at risk

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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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How can we re-humanize the enterprise with two-thirds of staff becoming irrelevant, a similar number sick of their employers

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There needs to be a significant mindset change from both employers and their staff to re-humanize the enterprise

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Not worried about robots taking your job? This may change your mind…

The Robots Are Here Right Now

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