Category Archives: Talent in Sourcing

The biggest threat to outsourcing’s future: Unfocused and unambitious Millennials

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If we don’t have succession plans to blood the next generation of talent, we’ll just become an industry of old farts

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The Four Foundations of the As-a-Service Economy, Part I: Getting your Outsourcing and Talent mix right

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We’re on a train hurtling towards something resembling “As-a-Service” and we need to make sure we stay on it

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Less lipstick on the As-a-Service pig please…

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Most of our beloved providers want to talk a big game more than having the real chops to prove it

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The industry’s first Workday services blueprint: A new breed of As-a-Service providers has disrupted HR delivery forever

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The industry’s first-ever Blueprint Report looking at Workday Services

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Robo-Britannia: Is Britain leading the As-a-Service revolution?

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When it comes to being first on the bandwagon for experimenting with solutions that can drive out cost and improve productivity, the UK – amazingly after all these years – still leads the way

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Chris cracks the Cap-ability code

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On the week when Capgemini opened its wallet to make one of the largest services deals in history, with the $4 billion acquisition of IGATE, we thought it high time to focus on one business division that’s really been on fire the last couple of years – Business Process Outsourcing. With Capgemini’s proven capabilities delivering […]

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Tom Reuner rolls up to rev up our research

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Tom Reuner Joins HfS Research as Managing Director of IT Outsourcing Research

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Why most advisors are just so Un-as-a-Service

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Only 13% of sourcing advisors have plans to invest in cognitive computing skills and 15% in Robotic Process Automation

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Service providers blame their clients, advisors and analysts for their As-a-Service failure

Lee rhetoric, more dialog among the key stakeholders and better real-world education is the only real formula for success

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How to avoid being a terrible virtual worker

Here’s my guide to being an effective virtual worker in six easy steps

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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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Meet Aruna, Capgemini’s kahuna

Aruna Jayanthi, CEO, Capgemini India

HfS CEO Phil Fersht talks to Capgemini India CEO Aruna Jayanthi about India’s talent and its future direction as a services economy

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The 2015 Progressive F&A BPO Blueprint

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HfS unveils its 2015 Blueprint Report on Finance & Accounting BPO Services, authored by analysts Phil Fersht and Hema Santosh

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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

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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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Europe: If you can’t do Arbitrage, then Automate!

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if your enterprise cannot make the swift changes you need to upskill your operations talent, surely the advent of Robotic Process Automation platforms is providing an increasingly appealing alternative path to take?

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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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