24th North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week Blog

The New Normal: Putting AI at the Core of Your Order-toCash Shared Services Strategy

By: Veena Gundavelli , CEO, Emagia
09/01/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic is drastically changing everything around us, individuals and businesses are all being severely tested. These are unprecedented times for many businesses – tearing down of the global economy, straining of the global supply chains, and navigating the turbulent volatile markets.

What Forms the Core for Next Generation Computing?

By: Rama K

Essential building blocks when stitched together make a system intelligent and transformational. As organizations go through digital transformation and more and more processes are identified to be automated, artificial intelligence AI comes to the fore along with smart analytics and human in the loop. In this context, let us explore the pieces.

Company Profile with Pagero

Read our interview with Pagero and find out what impact they're making in the shared services industry! 

Considerations for Migrating your SAP Finance Operations with Winshuttle

Winshuttle software is the leader in delivering data management and process automation solutions. We empower Shared Services Centers to quickly and easily exchange data with SAP using Excel, streamline SAP business processes using forms and workflows, and improve data quality by automating error-prone manual processes. Our business-led, IT-enabled solutions enable users to automate processes without compromising security or governance. With Winshuttle, you can improve financial accounting processes, speed up customer and vendor onboarding, drive greater plant maintenance efficiency, and tackle data migration projects. 

Best Resources for Operational Excellence

Read our blog post to help you define your operational excellence strategy for 2020! 

Top 6 Resources to Bring Your Process Mining to the Next Level

Find out the top 6 resources you need to read to help you ramp up process mining in your company. 

#SSOWomen Interview with Tania Wilhelm

01/10/2020

SSOW 2020 asked Tania Wilhelm what she believes the current climate for women in shared services and outsourcing is. Read her answers below to get her advice for women in the workplace and also the advice she's gotten from her own mentors! 

#SSOWomen Interview with Shivani Bhatia

12/03/2019

SSOW 2020 asked Shivani Bhatia what she believes the current climate for women in shared services and outsourcing is. Read her answers below to get her advice for women in the workplace and also the advice she's gotten from her own mentors! 

#SSOWomen Interview with Nadiyah Gause

11/26/2019

Nadiyah Gause, Business Solutions Innovation Lead at Johnson and Johnson, talks to us in her #SSOWomen interview about the biggest challenges currently for women in the workplace, her view on failure, and mentorship in her life. 

#SSOWomen Interview with Carrie Williams

11/19/2019

Carrie Williams, AVP of HR at Platinum Mortgage Company, talks to us in her #SSOWomen interview about the biggest challenges currently for women in the workplace, her view on failure, and mentorship in her life. 

Applying Design Thinking to Companies’ Current Framework

11/12/2019

What exactly is design thinking and how do you implement it into your current company? The concept of having an agile problem solving mentality is great, but can be hard to implement in the workplace in practice. Find out how Kim Colletta, producer at SSON implemented deisgn thinking into her current workplace! 

Your Event Guide: SSOW 2020

11/04/2019

Read the program overview to see the new features at SSOW 2020! We've kept the best and added more including the CFO Boardroom, #SSOWomen, and The Start-Up Zone. Check out the value they'll bring to your experience at the 24th Shared Services & Outsourcing Week.  

5 Ways to Practically Provide Value Beyond Cost

10/24/2019

Providing value to your customers includes more than just cost. Read the 5 ways that Ledvance used to deliver meaning and impact to their customers! 

Exclusive Interview with Cindy Pauls, Director of Shared Services, Borden Dairy Company

09/03/2019

Cindy Pauls is the Director of Shared Services at Borden Dairy Company, a $1.3 billion dairy manufacturer and distributor headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Exclusive Interview with Ryan Loy, Chief Information Officer, EBSCO

08/20/2019

Ryan Loy currently serves as the CIO for EBSCO Industries, a multibillion-dollar diversified conglomerate with businesses spanning the globe.

Exclusive Interview with Robert Richman, Co-Creator of Zappos Insights

07/26/2019

Robert Richman is a culture strategist and was the co-creator of Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind Zappos’ amazing employee culture.

Transforming Your HR Strategy

By: Geena Monaco

A look at how three different organizations transformed their HR strategy to help reach overall business success.