Category Archives: Sourcing Change Management

Work smarter, not cheaper: Automation skills have rapidly arrived at the top of the talent agenda

Robotic Process Automation is about working smarter, not cheaper – and the skills needs are red hot in the outsourcing space right now

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How As-a-Service is your organization?

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This emergence of “As-a-Service” represents the most disruptive series of impacts to the traditional IT and business services industry that we have seen. Whether you buy, provide or advise on business and IT services, your opinions and intentions are critical for our research, so please spend some time completing our study and you could win an Apple Watch.

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Are sourcing advisors really the new analysts?

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The evolving confusion over advisor and analyst roles is a result of a lack of real influencers in the services industry

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The Infamous Sourcing Savants are back!

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An HfS Webinar Production, March 26th 2015: Digesting a Manic 6 Months to Make Sense of the As-a-Service Economy

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OneSource Virtual: Born in the RPA Cloud

We’ve been so focused on how Robotic Process Automation is being implemented across legacy application environments, we missed how it is also being rolled out in “Born in the Cloud” business environments

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Mike Sutcliff, Digitally Distinct

Mike Sutcliffe is Group Chief Executive, Accenture Digital (Click for bio)

Mike Sutcliffe, Group Chief Executive, Accenture Digital, talks to HfS analyst Phil Fersht on the disruptive impact of Digital technologies on Business Services and Operations

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NASSCOM 2015: More MBA, less ABAP is the recipe for India’s Digital success

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NASSCOM’s Mumbai showpiece, India’s premier Leadership Forum, exuded an energy not seen since the recession. Now it’s time for India’s service stars to grasp their Digital opportunity like never before

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Dallas, we have a problem: Advisors struggling to deliver Expertise-as-a-Service

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Consultants are supposed to be like doctors – they need to use the latest tools, technologies and knowledge at their disposal to help their clients

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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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