Legal Services Outsourcing: India’s next growth market?
Traditionally, the law firms engaged with Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) providers for specific services, such as document review and other litigation support. However, over the last three years, large corporations have been signing comprehensive deals with LPO service providers. We believe the LPO market is now poised for a period of significant growth.Read More
Which industries are more inclined to outsourcing versus shared services?
Secular changes to industry environments are crystallizing options for businesses and driving more radical and actionable behaviors from executives under pressure to deliver continual productivity improvements. The radical impact outsourcing can potentially have on business performance is clearly becoming more attractive to those businesses in the throes of tackling fundamental challenges and opportunities to their business environments.Read More
Outsource your sales performance management on a genuine Business Platform model? Indeed you can!
We caught up Mark Stiffler the founder and CEO of Synygy recently to get his take on what Business Platforms mean to his company and ask him about some of the shifts that are occurring in the market. Read More
Poole’s patter, Part II: Virtualized delivery – the “O” is not a prerequisite
The actual process of "outsourcing" operations is fast becoming moot - this transfer of labor, technology and domain acumen is no longer needed in many of these business process engagements, because the provider already brings these qualities to the table. Read More
It’s time to stop knocking Orlando… where else can we find innovation?
After many lost nights' sleep trying to seek out that elusive morsel of innovation, it has finally dawned on us: where better to look than the Magic Kingdom? So after writing a personal letter of apology to both Jeb Bush and Mickey Mouse (was an easy copy/paste) we are delighted to announce that HfS is making an Orlando tribute tour to SSON's magical 16th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing WeekRead More
Forget gain-sharing, start with penalty-sharing…
In order to reach a common state of gain-sharing and incentive bonuses with your provider, start penalizing each other first...Read More
More P’s and less Zzzz’s – Say hello to Proxima and Procurian!
Pure-play procurement outsourcing heats up, triggering two name changes among procurement-focused service providersRead More
Poole’s patter, Part I: Forget about the “O”, let’s have more of the “V”
Many of you will remember one of the legends of BPO, David Poole, who's spent much of his career fighting BPO crime on the streets of Chicago for Capgemini. He was also a founding member of PwC's global BPO business prior to IBM acquiring their operations, having made a significant contribution to the development of the global BPO industry, crafting several major global engagements since the early ‘90s. Here's Part I, where he discusses future of BPO having less to do with outsourcing and much more to do with venturing - a blurring of the lines between the client and the provider. Read More
Are YOU ready to re-define sourcing? Then join the biggest and baddest bevy of buyers in NYC this April
After one year, our elite peer group of sourcing buyers has doubled in size - making this our biggest, baddest and most discussion-rich meeting to date. Read More
Nearshore Nexus… not to be nixed
Kirk Laughlin is beaming up the nearshore superstars in New York on April 19thRead More