Category Archives: Talent in Sourcing

What type of employee are you?

Go on – dare you to be honest =)

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Why 77% of the C-Suite really want provider-replacement therapy

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Now is time for the C-Suite to step back in to broker that next wave of services transformation

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Situational awareness, good manners and the ability to communicate are the keys to success

R. Madhavan

I drew some real inspiration from this recent speech from Bollywood actor R. Madhavan

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Three very handsome CEOs take on three advisors… only on HfS

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This February, three CEOs bake-off against three of the industry’s finest advisors in an unvarnished, unsponsored shootout of futuristic debate on the future of BPO.

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Genpact makes a stealthy move up the procurement-as-a-service value chain with integration of SSE

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The integration of Strategic Sourcing Excellence propels Genpact’s procurement-as-a-service capability to the forefront of the market

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HfS announces expansion plans for 2016 across our analyst and commercial operations

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HfS Research, the leading analyst authority, has announced major additions to its worldwide research analyst and commercial operations as it continues its stellar growth performance

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50% of Buyers are change imposters, so avoid them if you can!

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You must weed out the change imposters if you don’t want to go down with them

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The discussion thread that defines us? Traumatic 2016… Survive the race to the bottom!

Indian heritage majors... rev growth 2010-present

2016 is the year that will separate the service dinosaurs from the savvy cannibalizers

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10 issues defining the services industry in 2016

The HfS analyst team demands 10 big things the services industry needs to address in 2016

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HfS is back in Cambridge University for another no-cheese bake off of services leaders

This promises to be another UK style “throw the kitchen sink at everything crappy about our service industry”

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Save the dates for our 2016 HfS Buyers Summits

Next stop in the HfS quest for operational perfection... Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

At HfS, we are thrilled to unveil our 2016 Summit Agenda, starting with a return to Cambridge University in March

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Finance talent: automation skills now trumping analytics skills

Need for Automation skills in F&A increasing

If finance staff are not willing to adapt to the As-a-Service world, they will be irrelevent in tomorrow’s enterprise

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Rohit’s rhetoric

Rohit Kapoor is Vice Chairman and CEO EXL (Click for bio)

EXL CEO Rohit Kapoor talks to HfS’ Phil Fersht about the future of BPO and his own company’s story

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The HfS 2016 Blueprint Research Agenda …at your service

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The analyst industry’s most ambitious 2016 research agenda

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HfS brings O’Brien’s brains on board

Melissa O'Brien is Research Director, Contact Center and Omni-Channel Operations, HfS (Click for Bio)

Melissa O’Brien joins HfS as Research Director, Contact Center and Omni-Channel Operations

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Life beyond automation? Consider the H Factor

Technology is useless without the H Factor to drive it...

The H Factor: Being smart humans who can intelligently apply tech, not be replaced by it

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Outsourcing is on life support, with many providers failing to invest in As-a-Service

Providers unwilling to change the model

If I have to hear another advisor, lawyer or provider sales executive whining about their lack of business, I am just going to tell them straight – “You’re a dinosaur, you are selling a capability from a bygone era. The reason clients don’t call you anymore is because you are not offering them what they […]

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Cannibalize or face extinction (if you want to survive in the As-a-Service Economy)

hannibal the cannibal

Most service providers are not structured for success….. and the problem lies at the top

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IBM makes a meteoric rise into the HR-as-a-Service big three

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Every HR head wants a Workday rollout… and every SI wants a SaaS services acquisition

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Why Accenture’s acquisition of Cloud Sherpas is both an offensive and defensive move

Accenture acquires Cloud Sherpas

As-a-Service has to be all about empowering the client, not the consultant

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