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Since the day it was launched, and across all its formats, Outsource's interviews with the movers and shakers of the global sourcing and outsourcing community have been a crucial part of the brand; our Q&As bring readers up close and personal with interviewees from every corner of the space, from world-famous sourcing superstars to the up-and-coming icons of tomorrow.

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Jun 15, 2016    0

Haitao Qi is the CEO and founder of Devott, the leading Chinese research and advisory firm focussed on the country's technology markets and business services, whose annual Devott Global IT & Sourcing Summit (DGITS) is now the largest of its kind in China. He is a co-founder of the Outsourcing International Operating Protocol (OIOP); an executive director of China Information Technology & Service Alliance (CITSA); a member of and advisor to a number of significant governmental...

Jun 13, 2016    0

One of the most famous figures in the global outsourcing arena, Kate Vitasek is also - not coincidentally - one of Outsource's most popular contributors, having graced our pages with both her regular column (examining lessons to be learnt by the sourcing and outsourcing community from renowned academics and thought leaders from elsewhere in business) and standalone articles for over five years. With the Vested model continuing to shake up the space, and with her latest book wowing...

May 11, 2016    0

Atul Vashistha is the CEO and chairman of global services and sourcing advisory firm NeoGroup, as well as the former (as of last month) chairman of the Nearshore Executive Alliance (NEA). Continuing our series of interviews from the recent SIG Global Summit in Orlando, Florida, we spoke to Atul about why he decided to found NeoGroup (and how the landscape has evolved since that decision); the ramifications of greater in-house capability; and the pros and cons of nearshoring - and why it...

May 06, 2016    0

Bill Huber is Managing Director: Digital Platforms & Solutions at sourcing advisors Alsbridge - and one of the best-known figures in the global sourcing advisory space. We met up with Bill at last month's SIG Summit in Orlando, Florida, to get his thoughts on recent developments in the advisory arena and their impact upon individual consultants; the tremendous pace of change in today's sourcing ecosystem; and who really "gets" digital - and (perhaps more importantly) who doesn't......

May 06, 2016    0

At the start of this month, renowned British sourcing advisor Eleanor Winn took a giant leap away from familiar territory and into the unknown - in the form of a new role as Co-Head of EMEA (in the process barging to one side erstwhile solo Head and Outsource Editor Jamie Liddell) for Sourcing Industry Group (SIG). In something of a departure from Outsource's editorial custom - and in full awareness of the prospect of accusations of institutional egocentricity - we've taken the...

Apr 28, 2016    0

Toni Jackson is the Director of SAP Fieldglass, APAC, responsible for launching the brand in the region and subsequently growing the business to encompass a team of over 50 serving some of the largest organisations in Australia and beyond. Ahead of this year's SIG Regional Roundtable in Sydney (taking place May 12), at which Toni will be speaking on 'Enabling Effective Services...

Apr 21, 2016    0

Kevin Parikh is the CEO and Senior Partner of sourcing advisory firm Avasant. Continuing our series of interviews from the SIG Summit in Orlando, Florida (see plenty of 140-character takeaways on Twitter via the hashtag #SIGspring16) we got together with Kevin to hear his thoughts on how this industry is transforming - and how his company is both driving, and reacting to, this transformation...


Outsource: Kevin, thanks for joining us. Avasant has been through...

Apr 21, 2016    0

Dave Putt is Executive Vice President at cloud-based VMS provider DCR Workforce. We caught up with Dave at the SIG Summit in Orlando, Florida (get a taste of the action on Twitter via the hashtag #SIGspring16) to learn a bit more about his organisation - and to get his take on the fragmentation of work today...


Outsource: Dave, thanks for joining us today. Some of our readers may not be familiar with your organisation: can you give us a brief introduction to DCR...

Apr 18, 2016    0

To read the first part of this interview, click here.


O: That sounded a bit like “watch this space”, in terms of other acquisitions. Is that an implication that there’s going to be a quite exciting year coming up as well? CW: Well we hope every year is exciting, and certainly we have a very clear view of how we’d like to expand the firm and increase our reach, and our touch...

Apr 11, 2016    0

Chip Wagner is the CEO of Alsbridge, one of the world’s leading sourcing advisory organisations. At a time of significant challenges for advisory firms the world over, Alsbridge is enjoying a purple patch with very healthy growth being reflected in a wave of expansion and key acquisitions. Outsource's editor Jamie Liddell got together with Chip to discuss the advisory landscape and Alsbridge’s growing prominence within it – and to get the inside track on some very interesting recent...

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