Category Archives: Outsourcing Events

Blueprint 1.0 was blinding... now are you ready for Blueprint 2.0 this October?

Blueprint 1.0 was blinding... now are you ready for Blueprint 2.0 this October?

The HfS 50 Blueprint Sessions 2.0 are a continuation of the hugely successful summit that took place at the Soho Grand in New York in April 2012, where 41 senior practitioner recipients of outsourcing services, joined by six of the leading outsourcing services providers on the second day, started the ground work for a Blueprint document that delivers a roadmap for the future direction of the outsourcing industry.

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Missed the recent Procurement BPO slug-fest?

Missed the recent Procurement BPO slug-fest?

Missed last week's down-and-dirty Procurement BPO slug-fest between LA's Tony "Turbo-Charged" Filippone and Long Island's Bill "Bomber" Humber? Don't sweat it, as here's the replay of these two Industry heavy weights

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The great outsourcing sham redux

The great outsourcing sham redux

So we managed to whip up a tidal wave of emotion and opinion when we made the call that the "outsourcing industry", in its current state is, quite frankly, a sham. When over 30,000 people read something, there's a reason why... so let's drill down into what this all means

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Why today's outsourcing industry is a sham

Outsourcing: a one-time transaction followed by seven years of turbulent relationship

When God created "outsourcing", she/he/it clearly had a sense of humor. How do you encourage people who offloaded a chunk of their low-end processes offshore to get together and form an "industry"? "Outsourcing" is broken terminology and isn't a real industry.

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In case you somehow shamefully missed our Super-Lawyer Summit webinar...

In case you somehow shamefully missed our Super-Lawyer Summit webinar...

A special thanks to Esteban Herrera (HfS), Akiba Stern (Loeb & Loeb), Jeff Harvey (Hunton & Williams) and Jeff Andrews (Thompson & Knight) for one helluva lively discussion in the state of today's outsourcing contracts. Missed out on the legal ear-candy? Visit here for the re-play.

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Have some industry events reached their stagnation point?

Have some industry events reached their stagnation point?

After attending the 2011 and 2012 World Summits hosted by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), we were left with a feeling that event organizers were ignoring the opportunity to assemble top-notch thought leadership to drive community discussion.

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In case you missed today's webcast on Business Platforms, here's the re-run

In case you missed today's webcast on Business Platforms, here's the re-run

Thanks to Robert McNeill (HfS), Shawn Riegsecker (Centro Media), Paul Roehrig (Cognizant) and Bob Law (HP) for an excellent discussion today on Business Platforms. Here's the re-run:

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It's time to stop knocking Orlando... where else can we find innovation?

It's time to stop knocking Orlando... where else can we find innovation?

After many lost nights' sleep trying to seek out that elusive morsel of innovation, it has finally dawned on us: where better to look than the Magic Kingdom? So after writing a personal letter of apology to both Jeb Bush and Mickey Mouse (was an easy copy/paste) we are delighted to announce that HfS is making an Orlando tribute tour to SSON's magical 16th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

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Are YOU ready to re-define sourcing? Then join the biggest and baddest bevy of buyers in NYC this April

Are YOU ready to re-define sourcing?  Then join the biggest and baddest bevy of buyers in NYC this April

After one year, our elite peer group of sourcing buyers has doubled in size - making this our biggest, baddest and most discussion-rich meeting to date.

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Nearshore Nexus... not to be nixed

Nearshore Nexus... not to be nixed

Kirk Laughlin is beaming up the nearshore superstars in New York on April 19th

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