Category: Cloud Computing
Genpact spurns its suitors to IT-enable its BPO, with India’s third largest acquisition
So why did Genpact buy Headstrong, in the third-largest acquisition ever made by an India-based provider, since Wipro picked up InfoCrossing for a cool $600m in 2007, and HCL-Axon for a similar sum, the following year? And, most importantly, what does this mean for the immediate future of the BPO business?Read More
The Future of Work – Who will lead?
Companies need leaders to start thinking about the future of work as part of their business planning processes. HR leaders are well positioned to understand the capability and talent of the organization. They also have access to more enabling technology they ever before to help engage the entire workforce in creating the future of work at their companies.Read More
How 10-year-olds explain Cloud Computing
The kids are sharp. They're the one who love to make their own web sites. One has aspirations to make a video games that features a villain with a head made of cheese puffs.Read More
HfS Podcast: Dawn Evans and Phil Fersht discuss the new HfS/SIG partnership
HfS Research VP of Marketing Mark Reed-Edwards got together with HfS Founder and CEO Phil Fersht and Dawn Evans, President and CEO of Sourcing Interests Group, to discuss the new groundbreaking industry research and networking partnership announced on March 8.Read More
Frank about Frank, Part II: a little about Frank himself
In Part I of our interview with Francisco D'Souza, President and CEO of Cognizant, we discussed the rampant growth Cognizant has experienced, the global economic environment as we emerge from the Recession, and Frank's point of view on the Cloud and the sourcing industryRead More
Frank’s still Frank: Cognizant CEO Francisco D’Souza talks to HfS about his 40% growth year
Cognizant had an unprecedenced growth spurt in 2010, attaining annual revenues of $4.59 billion - up 40% year-over-year. We have arrived at the growth peak of offshore IT services, and Cognizant has led this acceleration coming out of the Recession. So we caught up with President and CEO, Frank D'Souza, to discuss the dynamics behind Cognizant's growth, the state of the services industry, the global economic outlook and his perspective on the Cloud, among other issues.Read More
“Cloud BPO”? C’mon… stop talking cobblers
"Cloud BPO" is, simply put, a load of nonsense. The core fulcrum processes of BPO are the toughest to move into the Cloud, and only the small-to-medium business sector is going to enjoy any modicum of success of moving genuine "BPO" processes, such as finance and HR, into the Cloud in the near-term.Read More
Will India’s desire for short-term profit trump the need to re-invest beyond the current market spike?
You won't see a CEO being removed after achieving a double-digit growth rate too often, but that's just what happened, when Wipro's co-chiefs Suresh Vaswani and Girish Paranjpe stepped down last weekRead More
Learn what 1,000 of your colleagues really think about Cloud Business Services
HfS Research, in partnership with the Outsourcing Unit of the London School of Economics, is hosting a webinar, sponsored by Accenture, featuring the key findings from the groundbreaking study of Cloud Business Services.Read More
Are you ready to turn on… to HfS research dot com?
A few memories from the HfS team, as we ready for something just a little bit special, coming very soon to a laptop near you. And ask yourself - are you ready? Read More