Category Archives: Outsourcing Events

Special Webinar: Meet HfS Research Up Close and Personal this Thursday

Register for the special webinar

IG President and CEO Dawn Evans will join HfS Founder and CEO Phil Fersht, along with HfS COO Esteban Herrera, new HfS Research Governator VP Tony Filippone, and HfS VP of Marketing Mark Reed-Edwards for an hour-long look at HfS. You'll find out more about the exciting new partnership between HfS and SIG. we'll discuss the HfS research agenda, what's in store for 2011, and how you can get involved, access the research and collaborate with HfS analysts and other SIG members about next practices for sourcing and business

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NorthgateArinso: Is it ready to give the HRO market a boost?

Keith Strodtman, HfS Research Fellow

Despite a challenging economy, NorthgateArinso grew revenues 8.5% in its 2009/2010 fiscal year and increased win rates in its HRO business. The company has made significant investments in its core technology platforms, established an extensive global delivery infrastructure, created a massive library of process standards, is in the midst of a company-wide rollout of Six Sigma, and has been developing the culture and skills it thinks are required for execution excellence and improved customer satisfaction.

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Join us in London for SIG's Regional Roundtable

Join us in London for SIG's Regional Roundtable

This event represents SIG's first major foray into the UK, and it promises to set new sourcing standards, featuring integral discussions on global business operations strategy, sourcing, shared services and BPO

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The SIG summit report... straight from the horses mouth

The SIG summit report... straight from the horses mouth

We were excited to attend the SIG Summit last week--our first event since we signed our partnership. Esteban Herrera, HfS COO, collected his thoughts on how the SIG Summit compared with typical industry shows

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HfS Podcast: Dawn Evans and Phil Fersht discuss the new HfS/SIG partnership

HfS and SIG form 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.

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Welcome to Networking 2.0 - HfS and SIG are moving the needle for the sourcing industry

HfS and SIG Ink Partnership

The biggest issue in today's sourcing industry is the need for a truly independent and high-value environment for sourcing and outsourcing practitioners to collaborate and share knowledge. HfS is delighted to announce an exclusive industry partnership with the premier membership organization that has served sourcing and outsourcing professionals from Global 1000 companies throughout a 20-year history: the Sourcing Interests Group.

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Let's cut through the fluff and discover what’s really going in the sourcing industry

The Amazing Horse Race

The "Amazing Horse Race" is the ultimate public bloodbath of the sourcing industry, as the "Buy team" defends the title it gloriously won last year in Edinburgh. However this time it's not going to be quite as easy...

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Join us for a webinar with CFO Magazine: Which Cloud is right for you?

Phil Fersht, Susan Cramm and Scott Liebs on "Which Cloud is Right for You?"

On Thursday, January 27, we'll join CFO Editor-In-Chief Scott Liebs and Susan Cramm, the founder and president of Valuedance. We'll give you a glimpse at some of our data from our Cloud Business Services study, in additional to helping you get the lowdown on your Cloud options

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Announcing the "HfS 25"... where the industry's premier sourcing leaders are gathering

Announcing the "HfS 25"... where the industry's premier sourcing leaders are gathering

Today, we're delighted to announce the official unveiling of the "HfS 25" - a collecti0n of 25 sourcing leaders that will work behind closed doors with us to help define our industry, the like of which hasn't been done before. HfS Research is pulling together experiences from the leading minds who live and breathe sourcing everyday. And what surprised us, when we reached out to sourcing leaders in the HfS network, was the sheer enthusiasm with which they wanted to be part of this group - they want to get out and network, share ideas, meet peers in other organization, and add their tuppence to the future direction our industry is taking.

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"Cloud is bullsh*t" - HCL's CEO, Vineet Nayar, explains why he said just that

Vineet Nayar, Chief Executive Officer, HCL Technologies

Vineet Nayar, CEO at HCL Technologies, has firmly cemented himself as one of today's outspoken visionaries in the world of IT services. Never afraid to offer an opinion that may rub a few folks the wrong way, the self-styled CEO booked his ticket to notoriety at HCL's analyst conference in Boston this past week, where he'd decribed Cloud, well, as bullsh*t...

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