Category Archives: Outsourcing Heros

Practical outsourcing tips over a pint: legal advice from George Kimball

Practical outsourcing tips over a pint: legal advice from George Kimball

George has become one of the best known lawyers in the industry over recent years, representing both buyers and service providers on some of the largest and most pivotal engagements during his tenure at law-firm Baker & McKenzie, before recently joining the legal team at Hewlett-Packard.

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President Peter prognosticates… Part II

President Peter prognosticates… Part II

Peter Allen, CSC's President of Global Sales & Marketing, discusses his views on Cloud Computing strategy and whether some sourcing advisors can escape the hamster-wheel

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President Peter prognosticates... Part I

President Peter prognosticates... Part I

Peter Allen has been one of the most prominent and consistent figures in the world of global sourcing over the last decade, where he played a key role as the public face of sourcing advisor TPI during the firm's rise to prominence in recent years. Peter has ventured into the service provider world, where he spent time earlier in his career, and now assumes the mightly role of President of Global Sales and Marketing for technology service giant, Computer Sciences Corp. Read Part I of this interview with Phil Fersht.

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Are you a New Polymath?

Leonardo da Vinci

The New Polymath is an enterprise which is comfortable with a wide range of technologies and has learned to package 3,5,10 strands of infotech, cleantech, nanotech, biotech etc into complex new solutions to solve some of the big and small problems we face.

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New-generation HRO: a reverse maturity curve?

New-generation HRO: a reverse maturity curve?

We sent our HRO diva, Mindy Blodgett, out to investigate where some of the leading minds are focusing in this post-recession environment, and her first port of call was with Erica Volini, one of Deloitte Consulting's leading Principals in the HR transformation field...

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Coulter tackles Justice

Coulter tackles Justice

Among the regulars we all expect to see such as IBM, Accenture and CapGemini, was KPMG. KPMG? Yes, and represented by Cliff Justice. Cliff is KPMG’s new US Leader, Shared Services and Advisory. This isn’t the first time that a major accounting services firm has placed a bet on getting into the shared services and outsourcing advisory business

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Is a "private cloud" an oxymoron?

Is a "private cloud" an oxymoron?

The term "private cloud" is a misleading way of describing hosted services. In fact, it is an oxymoron. It is a term that is used by providers of hosted services in order to hold onto lucrative contracts and prevent the loss of customers to companies that provide public cloud services

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The myth-busting continues

The myth-busting continues

There's been another scintillating debate on the "Innovation" topic. If you have a few minutes, we suggest you visit the recent piece entitled "Busting the innovation myth" submitted to us by a top advisor choosing to remain anonymous. A couple of insightful and accurate views were contributed by Equaterra's COO Mark Robinson and CSC's Predisent of global sales and marketing, Peter Allen

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Bill and Phil... uncensored, unfettered, unrestrained

Bill and Phil... uncensored, unfettered, unrestrained

Horses for Sources Founder and CEO, Phil Fersht, is interviewed on the future of the HR Outsourcing industry by HR Technology Columnist Bill Kutik on the Bill Kutik Radio Show. Tuned is today at 12.00pm Eastern Standard time: http://www.billkutikradioshow.com

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Professor Atwood saddles up to the ITO podium

Professor Atwood saddles up to the ITO podium

Industry veteran Mike Atwood joins Horses' as Expert Contributor for IT Outsourcing strategies.

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