About Us

The Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) is an online news source for global business services executives and business leaders who leverage technology and best practices to improve operational efficiency. The site’s editorial team delivers the latest industry news, thought leadership, and analysis through written articles, webinars, white papers and in-depth market reports. 

With more than 150,000 subscribers, SSON is the largest and most established global community for shared services professionals in the world. Gain complimentary access to all its content and online events by joining the network for free.

Established in 1999, SSON recognized the revolution in business support services as it was happening, and realized that a forum was needed through which practitioners could connect with each other on a regional and global basis. 

SSON operates under three distinct brands - SSON, SSON Analytics and SSO Week - the biggest and longest running SSO event series. Each offers SSO professionals the information, tools and connections they need to succeed. 

SSON is a corporate member of the IEEE Standards Association, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.


SSON is a one-stop shop for shared services professionals, offering industry-leading events, reports, surveys, interviews, white papers, videos, editorial, infographics, and more. Find out more



SSON Analytics is SSON’s global data analytics centre. It provides shared services professionals with the global data insights they need, through interactive maps, tools and charts. Find out more 

If you are interested in finding out about sponsorship and advertising opportunities and engaging with SSON's members, please email enquire@ssonetwork.com.