Category Archives: Procurement, Engineering & Supply Chain Outsourcing

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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Genpact spurns its suitors to IT-enable its BPO, with India's third largest acquisition

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?

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HfS Podcast: Why Latin America? ...And why now?

HfS Podcast: Why Latin America? ...And why now?

HfS VP of Marketing Mark Reed-Edwards got together with Esteban Herrera, HfS COO, and Euan Davis, Managing Director of HfS' European Research Practice get together to discuss the LatAm region and its development in the global sourcing industry.

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New HfS Report: "How Latin America Powers Global IT Delivery"

New HfS Report:  "How Latin America Powers Global IT Delivery"

Latin American strategies underpin global delivery with increasingly mature services: Firms investigating service delivery from the region like the cultural familiarity bred by the influence of the US and Europe. Find out "How Latin America Powers Global IT Delivery" by downloadng our new report.

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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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EquaTerra + KPMG - a new era, or a new error for outsourcing advisory?

EquaTerra + KPMG - a new era, or a new error for outsourcing advisory?

So... has KPMG made a wise move purchasing EquaTerra, and how will this impact the industry?

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Procurement BPO: Be careful before sharing your proverbial corporate bedroom with another party

Procurement BPO:  Be careful before sharing your proverbial corporate bedroom with another party

In Part II of our Procurement BPO market appraisal with SpendMatters' Jason Busch, we get straight to the heart of the issues that buyers need to watch out for when evaluating a Procurement BPO endeavour. Essentially, you're going to be sharing your proverbial corporate bedroom with a service provider, so you may be wise to read this first

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Expecting more from Procurement BPO? SpendMatters and HfS investigate

Jason Busch: Expecting More Cowbell and More from Procurement BPO

The struggle with procurement BPO has typically been the belief that either moving labor from higher to lower cost regions, or re-badging employees from corporate to a BPO provider, would alone be enough to achieve results. To tackle the issue we teamed up with HfS Expert Contributor, Jason Busch of SpendMatters fame. Jason also assumes the role of senior advisor for the coveted HfS Single malt Foundation, where he has excelled in his duties.

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And here are... HfS' 2011 Outsourcing Predictions... on demand

And here are... HfS' 2011 Outsourcing Predictions... on demand

nd here we are, like clockwork, jumping on the tackiest, lamest marketing exercise every analyst, consultant, CEO, and wannabe thought-leader always persists in doing... because you are supposed to gasp "Wow - they are predicting the future!"

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