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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | October 30, 2014

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Navigating Innovation: The First Three Steps

October 29, 2014 |

Innovation is the zeitgeist of outsourcing today (as the Summer 2014 edition of Outsource made clear). With budgets tight, and technology bringing new options and tools into play, everyone is trying to succeed by doing things differently. However, Alsbridge’s research … Read More

Q&A: Jeanne MacDonald, Futurestep

October 29, 2014 |

Jeanne MacDonald is President, Global Talent Acquisition Solutions at Futurestep – A Korn Ferry Company. Ahead of her appearance on our video roundtable on ‘The Future of RPO: 2015’ we got together with Jeanne to get her take on some … Read More

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Payroll

October 28, 2014 |

The way a payroll is processed goes through cycles and trends in much the same way as it has done for many years. Organisations are often told that outsourcing is cheaper and more compliant; however, there is always scepticism and … Read More

Share your thoughts on innovation (and maybe win an HP tablet…)

October 22, 2014 |

From an overused cliché to a driver that impacts processes, organisations, industries or society, ‘innovation’ strikes many different chords.

But the fact remains that innovation seems to be very important to businesses of all types. Organisations today are under constant … Read More

Ten tips for doing business with Indians

October 21, 2014 | 1

We Indians have a lot of quirks. No doubt, people from other cultures have their quirks too, but arguably, we Indians have more of them. Maybe it’s because we’ve had thousands of years of civilisation to acquire these idiosyncrasies, or … Read More

The big HR big data challenge

September 25, 2014 |

Despite the hype surrounding big data, its true potential is still becoming apparent across the business world, as the implications of the limitless storage capacity of the cloud start to hit home. This is no less true for the HR … Read More

New frontiers in outsourcing: Sustainable Impact Sourcing

August 19, 2014 |

Several ancient philosophies say that only those who make a significant positive impact to the societies in which they operate can sustain over a long period of time. This has been proven time and again for both individuals – Buddha, … Read More

TOP TEN: Biggest Lies in Outsourcing

August 18, 2014 |

In an ideal world everyone would be scrupulously honest, willing to shine a light on their own shortcomings, and engage with a partner on an entirely frank and open basis. But this is not an ideal world… For the latest … Read More

Fact-finding: outsource to add value (Part 2)

July 30, 2014 |

To read Part 1 of this article, click here.

In a really sensitive operational matter, or in a difficult disciplinary matter, or internal investigation, the lawyers might be brought in. This sometimes involves the organisation’s legal function; or even an … Read More

Fact-finding: outsource to add value (Part 1)

July 22, 2014 |

There is an urgent need for medium and large organisations to re-think their fact-finding systems for internal inquiries, complaints and disciplinary investigations. This affects areas such as FCA and other regulatory compliance, employment, health and safety issues, complaints processes, intellectual … Read More