Category Archives: Outsourcing Events

Day Three at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago…

Day Three at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago…

Contrary to Mr. Fersht’s implications that any analyst would desert his/her post before an event is concluded, this analyst was there at 8:00 AM for Mark Hurd’s (Oracle) presentation and remained there until 12:30 for one last discussion. So without further ado, here is the final installment...

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Day Two at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago…

Day Two at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago…

And, for the first time ever, an analyst has managed to write a "second day" blog at an industry event. So, without further ado, here's HfS' Peter Ackerson with Day Two

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Day One at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago...Who are these people and what are they doing here?

Day One at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago...Who are these people and what are they doing here?

And now over to Chicago, where HfS roving analyst Peter Ackerson is trying to fathom what on earth is going on in the world of HR technology

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

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

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....

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It's more about technology than ever for HR executives...

It's more about technology than ever for HR executives...

Our trusted friends, over at the HR department, haven't given up the ghost in helping their organizations close these capability gaps either... and they look beyond service providers alone as the solution: they want to invest in better technology. So where better to spend your time that at the HR technology in Chicago from October 8-10, 2012, where Bill Kutik and crew will put on their annual ode to the world of.... HR technology.

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The biggest, baddest and boldest bevvy of buyers is back to bend the boundaries of the blueprint in Boston…but hurry as we're almost out of room!

The biggest, baddest and boldest bevvy of buyers is back to bend the boundaries of the blueprint in Boston…but hurry as we're almost out of room!

We are very close to capacity for our upcoming Blueprint Sessions 2.0 taking place October 23-25, 2012 in Boston event so Register Now to secure your spot!

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Has HP bottled it?

Has HP bottled it?

After a terrible quarter, someone in HP has made the decision to run and hide - to cancel their September analyst event - an unprecedented action for a leading tech services provider to take

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Published today - a blueprint for the industry known as "outsourcing"

Published today - a blueprint for the industry known as "outsourcing"

Ever wondered what would happen if you locked 41 outsourcing buyer executives in a room for a couple of days, then brought in six of the leading providers to have an afternoon's discussion? Well, now you can read for yourself, as today we unveil our first Blueprint report for this curious industry known as "outsourcing".

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Want to keep with the "outsourcing" status quo? Love staring at a spreadsheet all day? Then Blueprint 2.0's not for you...

Want to keep with the "outsourcing" status quo? Love staring at a spreadsheet all day? Then Blueprint 2.0's not for you...

Life been just dandy since you took 30% off your department's fixed costs, that you'll never need to do anything much again in your career... except stare at a spreadsheet? Just love keeping those lights on and squeezing penalty payments of your provider? No need to improve anything, because the way your firm does this is just, simply, perfect? Then you won't need to waste time with us and leading buy-side organizations from the HfS 50 Executive Council in Boston this October...

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And for you low performers who missed the high performance BPO discussion... here's the replay

And for you low performers who missed the high performance BPO discussion... here's the replay

Missed today's revved-up BPO discussion? How could you? What else were you doing?

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