Category: Social Networking

  • Announcing the “HfS 25″… where the industry’s premier sourcing leaders are gathering

    December 08, 2010 |

    Today, we're delighted to announce the official unveiling of the "HfS 25" - a collecti0n of 25 sourcing leaders that will work behind closed doors with us to help define our industry, the like of which hasn't been done before. HfS Research is pulling together experiences from the leading minds who live and breathe sourcing everyday. And what surprised us, when we reached out to sourcing leaders in the HfS network, was the sheer enthusiasm with which they wanted to be part of this group - they want to get out and network, share ideas, meet peers in other organization, and add their tuppence to the future direction our industry is taking.Read More

  • Everything you ever needed to know about today’s Finance and Accounting Outsourcing industry… but were afraid to ask

    November 26, 2010 |

    Phil Fersht will reveal new HfS Research industry findings from its 2010 FAO deal review and present the views and intentions of several hundred HfS research subscribers. Stan Lepeak, Claudio Altini and Rick Bertheaud will give you the low-down from their client discussions, in addition to revealing some snippets from their brand new FAO service provider performance study.Read More

  • The social sourcing train is leaving the station. Are you on it?

    November 17, 2010 |

    People are increasingly demanding their daily serving of content served up in more digestible and less headache-inducing chunks, as our latest industry-wide study reveals, where more than 1000 study participants across the sourcing industry have voiced the increasing importance of blogs and social media as one of their preferred learning tools for Cloud Business Services.Read More

  • Service Integration: Guy Fawkes fireworks or damp squib?

    November 05, 2010 |

    As HfS Research's Euan Davis readies for his annual trip to a bonfire, he muses on fireworks--municipal ones and the type he expected at a session about service integration last night, at PA Consulting Group’s SSON networking eveningRead More

  • Up in the air with Ritesh Idnani… Part III

    October 26, 2010 |

    In the final chapter of our interview with Infosys COO Ritesh Indnani, he elaborates on communication and interaction, and how our industry can rapidly improve collaboration through social media.Read More

  • The Sport of Kings – Why Euan Davis decided to run with the horses

    October 21, 2010 |

    We all make curious decisions in life, like when you accepted your mum's Facebook invitation... or when Bill O'Reilly decided to be born. However, these pale in comparison when one of Europe's finest services analysts traded the corporate upper-echelons of Forrester Research to help kick-start a quirky little feisty research upstart, that was launched out of a blog - with a name no-one the left side of the Atlantic understands. But it happened: Euan Davis really did join HfS Research! Read More

  • Wang / Fersht uncut. Part II

    August 02, 2010 |

    Analysts Phil Fersht and Ray Wang air some recent discussions on the world of social media and the convergence of software delivery and outsourcing… here’s part II Read More

  • HfS Research shows some analyst horsepower

    July 19, 2010 |

    HfS Research ranks 15th in the latest analyst "power rankings" by ARInsights, a dynamic content rich database that contains comprehensive information on 5,511 analysts from 694 different firms.Read More

  • “Actionable Intelligence”: Our research alliance with EquaTerra

    May 06, 2010 |

    Horses for Sources is excited to announce a major development in our journey to be a truly distinctive analyst voice in the global services industry. Today, we are officially engaged in a research alliance with leading global business advisory firm EquaTerra to develop a new category of data-driven research, ‘Actionable Intelligence’.Read More

  • Weekend stuff: The myth of “enterprise” social networking

    April 24, 2010 |

    So what is enterprise social networking? Well, it is collaboration within the enterprise and with selected external stakeholders. To me, this is not social networking given that if I use these tools, the people with whom I can interact and the content with which I can engage are restricted by the enterprise.Read More