The great outsourcing talent-chasm: 57% of service provider staff don’t understand their clients’ businesses
By Phil Fersht on October 2, 2012
In terms of business understanding, initiative, innovation and culture, non-US staff are miles behind local staff. For example, only 43% of outsourcing customer feel their non-US staff understands their business, when compared to 88% of local staff. Yes, this gap will surely close as the industry matures, but I find this talent-chasm unacceptable in today’s global marketplace.
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By Phil Fersht on June 24, 2011
We’ll be uncovering the results of the new HfS Research survey of 1,350 industry leaders on the State of Outsourcing in 2011.
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By Jason Busch on January 29, 2010
I’m often asked my opinion on events and conferences. While I’ve
tackled this subject on Spend Matters a number of times, it
seems that I?m getting more and more questions lately from providers
about what events they should sponsor this year…