Category Archives: Social Networking

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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Bill grills the Madonna of HRO herself: Mary Sue Rogers

Bill grills the Madonna of HRO herself:  Mary Sue Rogers

Mary Sue Rogers will share her insights into why full-service HRO has had a mixed scorecard in its first 10 years; what she will be doing differently in the next 10; the unique technologies used in HRO not usually found in a traditional HR environment; and the critical role of third parties and what they do in successful HRO engagements.

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Announcing HfSResearch.com - our new company website!

Announcing HfSResearch.com - our new company website!

We've created an entirely new website for our research content, HfSResearch.com

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Egypt's crisis: where social media threatens global outsourcing

Egypt's crisis:  where social media threatens global outsourcing

When the first response of the government, in times of political crisis, is to shut down the Web, this has a massive impact on the nation's global sourcing infrastructure to support global businesses.

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Are you ready to turn on... to HfS research dot com?

A few memories from the HfS team, as we ready for something just a little bit special, coming very soon to a laptop near you. And ask yourself - are you ready?

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Best of HfS in 2010

It's OK to have a look back

As the world prepares to shut down, recharge its batteries and anticipate a frenetic 2011, we take a look back at the highlights of 2010, as seen by your friends at HfS Research

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Cloud is changing the future of outsourcing: 1000 organizations have spoken

Cloud is changing the future of outsourcing: 1000 organizations have spoken

Gone are the days when CIOs demanded their shareholders underpin massive technology investments in ERP and infrastructure. Those investments have been made, and most CEOs intend never again to make capital outlays of that ilk on technology. Enter the Cloud. This is driving a new inflection point in the provisioning of business services, that goes far beyond straightforward outsourcing.

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Humbled, honored and embarassed!

Humbled, honored and embarassed!

Phil Fersht has been voted analyst of the year by 150 analyst relations professionals at the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations

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Announcing the "HfS 25"... where the industry's premier sourcing leaders are gathering

Announcing the "HfS 25"... where the industry's premier sourcing leaders are gathering

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.

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Everything you ever needed to know about today's Finance and Accounting Outsourcing industry... but were afraid to ask

Everything you ever needed to know about today's Finance and Accounting Outsourcing industry... but were afraid to ask

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.

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