G6 North America 2011 - Deborah Kops, Sourcing Change




One of the things that emerged from the G6 panel in Orlando this year is that there is no longer an either/or when it comes to outsourcing and shared services, says moderator Deborah Kops, founder of Sourcingchange.com. She comments on most of the G6 agreeing that there were now a range of solutions, depending on what your business wanted to achieve ­ representing a "major change in direction for this crop of providers." Clients are becoming more sophisticated ­ they know how to structure a sourcing contract and lead in governance. But the provider base is changing too ­ there is a greater sense of confidence and pragmatism in the global providers, while the offshore providers are still developing networks and relationships with clients.

One of the things that emerged from the G6 panel in Orlando this year is that there is no longer an either/or when it comes to outsourcing and shared services, says moderator Deborah Kops, founder of Sourcingchange.com. She comments on most of the G6 agreeing that there were now a range of solutions, depending on what your business wanted to achieve ­ representing a "major change in direction for this crop of providers." Clients are becoming more sophisticated ­ they know how to st...
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