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An Interview with HCL Technologies
by James Tate, Sourcing Focus
Sourcing Focus was awarded the chance to sit down and chat with Executive Vice President & Head of EMEA for HCL Technologies, Ashish Gupta. He gave us his opinions on the achievements of HCL, the digital economy, Brexit and how to succeed in the industry.
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Outsourcing after Brexit – a Central / Eastern European view
by JCommerce SA
After the referendum in which the British decided to leave the European Union, there has been an abundance of comments, analyses and forecasts of what will happen after the so-called ‘Brexit’. Much of the world is in shock. All the countries, industries and companies operating on the European market must verify their current strategy and adapt it to the new reality as soon as possible. Since Friday 24 June we have been reflecting on what the outlook for outsourcing is, and whether the UK’s exit from the EU will affect the development prospects of Polish outsourcing companies. Let’s put emotion to one side and calmly try to identify areas of risk and - if possible - to find potential opportunities for development.
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HOW PROCUREMENT TEAMS CAN HELP MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF THE STRENGTHENED POUND STERLING
by Noelia Gomez Rivero, Business Manager, Xchanging Procurement

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NOA Special Interest Group: Outsourcing Works in BFSI
by sourcingfocus.com
While suppliers and end-users are familiar with the traditional elements of outsourcing within BFSI, new developments in technology and EU regulation have contributed to new obstacles on the horizon that need to be analysed carefully.
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Good governance
by SF_GOVERNANCE-Final.pdf
An exclusive sourcingfocus.com roundtable, in association with IBM and the NOA,examined how governance should provide a management continuum throughout the outsourcing life-cycle.
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Knowledge Knowhow in Outsourcing
by sourcingfocus.com
The knowledge knowhow in outsourcing focused on effective knowledge management, transfer and retention to ensure Outsourcing Works
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NOA Alternative Sourcing Strategies Event
by sourcingfocus.com
The NOA Alternative Sourcing Strategies Event covered current trends driving sourcing models and made predictions on the development of future sourcing strategies.
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Localised Outsourcing
by sourcingfocus.com
The recent trend for localised outsourcing includes hiring local employees which eliminate language barriers and cultural differences.
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How to stop the value leakage
by sourcingfocus.com
According to research by KPMG, ineffective governance of provider contracts can cause value leakage ranging from 17% to 40%. So how do you maintain quality and reduced costs in this complex environment?
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G4S contract failure: A disaster in communication
by sourcingfocus.com
In recent days news surrounding the Olympics has moved to the crisis surrounding G4S, London 2012 Organising Committee (Locog) and the Home Office, as news of security shortages emerge.
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