HfS Research is the foremost advisory analyst firm and networking community, focused on helping enterprises make complex decisions with their business process and IT outsourcing strategies. With 36,000 subscribers to its research website and blog, HfS Research provides the most influential and frequently visited collaborative community platform in the global services industry, providing rapid and insightful commentary, analysis and debate of enterprise outsourcing dynamics.
Launched in 2007, the Horses for Sources blog has more than 120,000 regular visitors across the global outsourcing industry, and is widely recognized as the leading destination for collective insight, research and open debate of industry issues and developments.
”We’re thrilled to have forged this partnership with Sourcing Change and Deborah Kops,” said HfS Research Founder and CEO, Phil Fersht. “Change management is a critical ingredient in sourcing success. Sourcing Change, under Deborah’s leadership, focuses on the complexities change management presents for outsourcing and shared services. We look forward to expanding industry insights through our collaboration with Deborah.”
Sourcing Change’s insights into the change challenges of sourcing models combined with HfS’s research acumen will produce immediately consumable and actionable intelligence to help the industry advance. Together, the collaboration will uncover how buyers of sourcing services actually manage change, and identify trends and lessons learned to help the industry implement better change.
Sourcing Change will contribute regular exclusive commentary on change challenges that will be published first on the HFSResearch.com. In addition, Sourcing Change and HfS are planning a groundbreaking survey on the state of change management, which will be rolled out by the end of the year. To help get an even deeper handle on the dynamics, the Sourcing Change/HfS Research collaboration will publish RAPIDInsight research over the course of the year, drilling down into change management by maturity and industry.