Category: Captives and Shared Services Strategies
Cogny cogitates on a new industrial revolution
Genpact's Patrick Cogny talks to Phil Fersht about how the firm is approaching the manufacturing sector with what he calls the "New Industrial Revolution"Read More
Getting good at GBS governance: Why heroes don’t scale
This governance group has the challenge of managing an increasingly complex environment, with aspirations much loftier than in the past to achieve the right maturity levels to run GBS effectively.Read More
2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part II: Why GBS will not be bullsh*t
While several folks make valid arguments why GBS may be a pipe-dream for their own organization (or some of their clients' organizations), we believe they are missing the big pictureRead More
2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It’s time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff
In 2014, ambitious operations leaders must begin achieve a certain degree of maturity across their operations before they can really address achieving their desired outcomesRead More
Predicting and postulating potential procurement provider positioning post-Procurian purchase
We wanted to spend some time thinking about the implications of the Accenture/Procurian merger for the other service providers in the Procurement Outsourcing marketplaceRead More
Can HR ever overcome its obsession with the automation of obsolete processes?
Why do so many HR executives obsess with administering irrelevant processes when they should be helping their firms' managers get the best out of their staff?Read More
What happens when you put the leaders of an industry in one room?
However which was we look at this, this is going to be one helluva crowd - with a bevvy of buyside sourcing and shared services leaders from 60 major organizations, in addition to this motley crewRead More
Fancy yourself as a sourcing Master Black Belt?
HfS' Governance Proficiency Certification Program is designed to help today's sourcing executives approach service provider relationships and governance strategy with a sophisticated and pragmatic approach that will help them advance their careers, their skills and their experienceRead More
Why are so many enterprise buyers becoming HfS members?
Why are so many enterprise buyers becoming HfS members?Read More