Category Archives: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and BPaaS

2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It's time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff

2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It's time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff

In 2014, ambitious operations leaders must begin achieve a certain degree of maturity across their operations before they can really address achieving their desired outcomes

Comment

Naomi Bloom: HRO needs to focus on business analyst services, not call center/manual processing

Naomi Bloom: HRO needs to focus on business analyst services, not call center/manual processing

It will be fascinating to see if the larger SIs and/or HRO providers will be able to craft just the right mix of quality and cost-effectiveness to be successful in delivering much smaller, less labor-intensive and more tool-based implementation and post-implementation HR services.

Comment

HR in the Cloud: It won't kill HRO, but it may kill what's left of dysfunctional HR...

HR in the Cloud: It won't kill HRO, but it may kill what's left of dysfunctional HR...

The emergence of more affordable Cloud based solutions is finally - after decades of disarray - making it possible for firms to stop starring into the HR abyss and start getting functional again.

Comment

Why so many cost-obsessed CEOs will fail if they ignore their supplier management capabilities

Why so many cost-obsessed CEOs will fail if they ignore their supplier management capabilities

Recessions are good times for business leaders who love to focus on containing costs, however, times of recovery are markedly different

Comment

Don't fumble the future...the legendary Bruce Rogow talks to HfS, Part III

Don't fumble the future...the legendary Bruce Rogow talks to HfS, Part III

And we can bring our superlative discussion with Bruce "hand-brake released" Rogow to a conclusion with one very frightening warning to all technology leaders.... don't fumble the future!

Comment

A different circus with a different set of clowns... the legendary Bruce Rogow talks to HfS, Part II

A different circus with a different set of clowns... the legendary Bruce Rogow talks to HfS, Part II

You really need progression planning where you determine the skill set you’ll need going forward, because it’s a different circus with different clowns.

Comment

Time to inoculate your firm against early-onset Zombieism... by coming to the Blueprint Sessions 3.0 this December

Time to inoculate your firm against early-onset Zombieism... by coming to the Blueprint Sessions 3.0 this December

Comment

Predicting and postulating potential procurement provider positioning post-Procurian purchase

Predicting and postulating potential procurement provider positioning post-Procurian purchase

We wanted to spend some time thinking about the implications of the Accenture/Procurian merger for the other service providers in the Procurement Outsourcing marketplace

Comment

Can HR ever overcome its obsession with the automation of obsolete processes?

Can HR ever overcome its obsession with the automation of obsolete processes?

Why do so many HR executives obsess with administering irrelevant processes when they should be helping their firms' managers get the best out of their staff?

Comment

Traditional outsourcing advisory is dead.

Traditional outsourcing advisory is dead.

And when the world's number 1 management thinker, Clayton Christensen, writes about Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption, you know it's officially game-over for the way consultants have traditionally delivered effort-based high-cost projects for wizening clients

Comment