Category Archives: Captives and Shared Services Strategies

Cogny cogitates on a new industrial revolution

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"

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Getting good at GBS governance: Why heroes don't scale

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.

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2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part II: Why GBS will not be bullsh*t

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 picture

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2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It's time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff

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 outcomes

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Time to inoculate your firm against early-onset Zombieism... by coming to the Blueprint Sessions 3.0 this December

Time to inoculate your firm against early-onset Zombieism... by coming to the Blueprint Sessions 3.0 this December

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Predicting and postulating potential procurement provider positioning post-Procurian purchase

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 marketplace

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Can HR ever overcome its obsession with the automation of obsolete processes?

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?

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What happens when you put the leaders of an industry in one room?

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 crew

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Fancy yourself as a sourcing Master Black Belt?

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 experience

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Why are so many enterprise buyers becoming HfS members?

Why are so many enterprise buyers becoming HfS members?

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