Category: Cloud Computing

  • Outsourcing may be battered, bruised and vilified… so why is only a twentieth of enterprises planning to reduce it in 2013?

    January 27, 2013 |

    Make no bones about it: 2012 was a pretty dire year for the industry known as "outsourcing". However, brand new data from our State of Outsourcing 2013 Study conducted with the support of KPMG, and the largest-ever research survey focused on IT and business function outsourcing, clearly shows that the majority of enterprises are not only aggressively focused on increasing their outsourcing portfoilios, but many are now taking a more mature and realistic approach.Read More

  • Which planet are equity analysts from?

    January 05, 2013 |

    Mars, Venus or Saturn…which planet are equity analysts from?Read More

  • Are YOU ready for dreamSource?

    November 15, 2012 |

    Today, we're proud to announce the unveiling of what promises to be the ultimate sourcing showdown of leading enterprise buyers and providers... in Westchester County, New York, next SpringRead More

  • Tiger Tales Part II… The pace of change

    November 10, 2012 |

    In Part II of our interview with Genpact's CEO NV "Tiger" Tyagarajan, we discuss the bifurcation occurring between the sourcing approaches of small and mid-sized organizations and today's large enterprises... and the pace of change we can expect in today's environmentRead More

  • Who’s rising above the W-I-T-C-H hunt?

    October 16, 2012 |

    Have you been observing the fascinating scramble going on over in India for supremacy in the IT services space? By the time this year is out, it's highly likely that Cognizant will have leapfrogged both Infosys and Wipro to take the number two spot behind TCS. Let's take a look at the key market-makers to understand who is breaking out of the pack...Read More

  • Captain Cliff of the Sourcing Enterprise… Part I

    October 07, 2012 |

    allow us to introduce Cliff Justice, KPMG's very own kingpin of the extended enterprise, who's calmly building out one of the most impressive collections of experienced sourcing operators and thinkers in the global shared services and outsourcing industryRead More

  • Why the social enterprise matters… Yarmis brings his thoughts back from Dreamforce

    September 23, 2012 |

    We can't understate the importance of social media on the enterprise. Hey - we bet our whole business model on it! And that's why we hired one of the best thinkers in the social sphere to help us understand how social will impact business processes and how enterprises will operate in this new social world we live in. So we coaxed Jonathan Yarmis from his Dreamforce-induced hangover, where he was living it up with 90,00o 0ther technology geeks, to tell HfS why this matters....Read More

  • IBM’s Kenexa acquisition can take the talent conversation outside of the HR department

    August 28, 2012 |

    HfS believes IBM is likely to be eyeing a further acquisition in the talent management software space as Kenexa brings very strong Recruitment Process Outsourcing competency and IP in employee engagement and compensation, but was still developing out its cloud platform.Read More

  • Doctor Disruptive joins HfS to lead Social Business research

    July 17, 2012 |

    Global business practices are starting to become disrupted in ways that is shocking many firms into retrenching, while others are realizing they have little choice but to embrace the change, otherwise get left behind. Jonathan Yarmis, aka "Doctor Disruptive" has crafted a trade where he combines an intimate knowledge of technology, media and global business dynamics to bring to you a unique research practice dedicated entirely to covering the impact that social media and disruptive technologies are having on global business dynamics and operations. Read More

  • It’s a miracle we’re yet to see any BPO/ITO security disasters

    July 04, 2012 |

    And have you considered how many people are touching your critical data assets, with multiple providers comprising hundreds of thousands of employees around the globe managing many of your back office business and IT operations? Have you given any thought to what their subcontractors are doing, whether they present any data privacy or compliance risks that aren’t covered by your contract with your primary provider?Read More