Category: Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
New HFS Horizons Report! Retail banks aggressively pursue new forms of value
The HFS Horizons Report: The Best Service Providers for Retail Banks, 2023 assesses how well service providers are helping their retail banking clients embrace innovation and realize value across three distinct horizons: Digital, Experience, and Growth.Read More
Who’s leading the pack for strategic finance services?
The HFS Strategic Finance Horizons report analyzes services provider capabilities shaping the financial planning and analysis industry and their proven capabilities to help their enterprise customers access critical financial data at speed. HFS assessed 13 major service providers' prowess in the strategic areas of FP&A. Read More
2023 is the year of ‘The Autonomous Enterprise’ as economics trigger change
Inflation-driven pressures will likely culminate in a huge wave of job reductions, sparking the demand for autonomous technologies to fill the voidRead More
How the fungibility of tech talent will save tech services’ drift into mediocrity
Phil Fersht talks with Ravi Kumar to get his perspective on the current crisis engulfing tech services to attract the best and brightest - and reverse this depressing drift toward becoming a commodity business.Read More
2023 will provide a huge opportunity for automation service providers… so how do they stack up?
The economic conditions in 2023 will put automation in the hot seat, and expectations are on operations leaders to roll out automation initiatives. So one thing is clear, most organizations will need a lot of help to roll out real automations that perform more than basic RPA - they need to evaluate automation and AI technologies across the board to move their organizations forward across our three Horizons.Read More
New HFS Horizons Report! Healthcare Payer Service Providers are all about the right fit
In October 2022, HFS said goodbye to the Top 10s and welcomed HFS Horizons, a forward-looking construct to evaluate service providers. Our first industry focused horizon report is the healthcare payer service provider report that was published in November 2022. This report helps healthcare enterprise buyers make high-confidence buying and partnering decisions in the context of the specific challenges they are attempting to address. Read More
Outsourcing will shine or fail as we combat this global assault on our stability
There has never been a time when third-party help has been so badly needed to help businesses drowning in spiraling wages and energy costs, crippled by attrition, tormented by cyber criminals, and desperately needing the skills and capabilities just to keep their business operations functioning.Read More
Employees are bored and fearless to move, but see real potential if their leaders realize its no longer 2005
Service provider leaders must get their heads out of the sand and challenge both their clients and their staff to raise the value of their partnerships. The problem ultimately lies with bad leadership, not bad working attitudes.Read More
Goodbye Top Ten and Hello HFS Horizons!
We are unveiling "HFS Horizons" to align the performance of service providers and tech suppliers with the outcomes they help their clients define, the great experiences their clients enjoy, and the synergies their clients are developing across their ecosystem partners to create new sources of value.Read More
Two thirds of BPO customers want to pay for achieving business outcomes… only a third for butts-on-seats
Today's current “effort-based” BPO (BPM) services model is failing, but there is hope that this industry can course-correct its outmoded ways of behaving, with two-thirds of enterprise leaders preferring an outcome-based approach.Read More