Category Archives: Sourcing Locations

Vicki Phelan, pharma fanatic

Vicki Phelan, pharma fanatic

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Countdown to commodization: Why the Indians need to get on the acquisition trail

Countdown to commodization:  Why the Indians need to get on the acquisition trail

The Indian services business is hurtling toward commodotization, and there needs to be a much more radical play from their ambitious leaders to alter the game.

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Ensure you get a decent car service when you next visit Europe

Ensure you get a decent car service when you next visit Europe

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Why American firms are more progressive with outsourcing than the Europeans and Asians

Why American firms are more progressive with outsourcing than the Europeans and Asians

Why is it always the Americans at the head of the queue when it comes to increasing quarterly profit margins? But, even more intriguingly, why are they also leading the way when it comes to attempting to improve their capabilities when they outsource? Our recent State of Outsourcing Study 2013, conducted with the support of KPMG, clearly shows the differing mission-critical business motivations across the main three global regions, when it comes to outsourcing

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Matthew Eatough approximates his US strategy

Matthew Eatough approximates his US strategy

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What would convince you to "outsource" to the United States of America?

What would convince you to "outsource" to the United States of America?

We are inviting you to share your views and experiences, in the strictest confidence, on the pros and cons of outsourcing IT and business processes TO the United States of America, compared with other global regions.

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Published today - a blueprint for the industry known as "outsourcing"

Published today - a blueprint for the industry known as "outsourcing"

Ever wondered what would happen if you locked 41 outsourcing buyer executives in a room for a couple of days, then brought in six of the leading providers to have an afternoon's discussion? Well, now you can read for yourself, as today we unveil our first Blueprint report for this curious industry known as "outsourcing".

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Want to keep with the "outsourcing" status quo? Love staring at a spreadsheet all day? Then Blueprint 2.0's not for you...

Want to keep with the "outsourcing" status quo? Love staring at a spreadsheet all day? Then Blueprint 2.0's not for you...

Life been just dandy since you took 30% off your department's fixed costs, that you'll never need to do anything much again in your career... except stare at a spreadsheet? Just love keeping those lights on and squeezing penalty payments of your provider? No need to improve anything, because the way your firm does this is just, simply, perfect? Then you won't need to waste time with us and leading buy-side organizations from the HfS 50 Executive Council in Boston this October...

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Steering India's services juggernaut in a Chevy Volt at 108 mpg

Steering India's services juggernaut in a Chevy Volt at 108 mpg

Phil Fersht interviews Basab Pradan and Gaurav Rastogi on their new book "Offshore: India’s Services Juggernaut"

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Are YOU ready to re-define sourcing? Then join the biggest and baddest bevy of buyers in NYC this April

Are YOU ready to re-define sourcing?  Then join the biggest and baddest bevy of buyers in NYC this April

After one year, our elite peer group of sourcing buyers has doubled in size - making this our biggest, baddest and most discussion-rich meeting to date.

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