Alsbridge will be a key contributor to the 17thAnnual North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week (SSOW)
(Dallas, Texas) February 27, 2013 — Award winning benchmarking, sourcing and transformation advisory firm, Alsbridge, Inc., today announced that its CEO, Ben Trowbridge, has been elected to the “G6 Visionaries Global Sourcing Think Tank,” a live debate designed to address the most challenging issues facing the industry, at SSON’s 17th Annual North American Shared Services & Outsourcing Week, March 4-7, 2013, Orlando, FL.
The G6 panel will take place at 11:05 AM – 12:10 PM; Wednesday, March 6th and will feature the viewpoints of some of the industry’s top executive and sourcing authorities. “The G6 panel represents a set of leaders, competitors and visionaries that have and will stimulate the next wave of sourcing innovation in our industry. It is always an honor to be a part of this amazing group!” said Ben Trowbridge, who will contribute an unbiased perspective on outsourcing, shared services and hybrid solutions.
In addition to its representation in the G6 Visionaries Panel, Alsbridge Inc., is participating in various other events at the Shared Services and Outsourcing Week, as detailed below.
Workshop on SSO Maturity Benchmarking: How Do You Stack Up to Your Peers, March 4, 12:30- 2:45 PM – An interactive working sessions with your peers on how to move from current to desired future state on the SSO maturity curve by experts from Alsbridge- Dennis Winkler, Director; Holly Bush, Director; and Jim Mathews, Managing Consultant. Participants will also get their own individual, confidential report showing how they compare against the market.
Panel – Power by Numbers: Harnessing the Power of Big Data and Analytics –March 5, 11:10 AM. Moderated by Ben Trowbridge, this panel will share insights on the necessary steps to take when embarking on a true data analytics journey, even without a tool or cleaned governed data. This is followed by panel and audience examples on how they utilize data analytics to drive operational efficiencies
Presentation on Support your Sourcing Mission through Strategic Partnerships, March 5, at 12:20 PM. Join Alsbridge Inc. Managing Director, Robert Joslin and Michael O’ Rourke, CIO, Catholic Health Initiatives as they co-present the topic. The constantly changing healthcare landscape in the US is causing ever-increasing challenges for healthcare providers. The two experts will elucidate how healthcare providers can address these challenges by developing a strategic partnership with their service providers.
Panel – Nearshore vs. Half a World Away, March 6, 1:55- 2:35 PM. Is the offshore advantage entirely dead? What processes are better suited for onshore and why? As wages in certain offshore markets rise, is another solution to develop captive offshore sites in new regions? Get answers to these pressing questions and more by joining the panel discussion with Dennis Winkler, Director, Alsbridge and other panelists.
The Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) is the largest and most established community of shared services and outsourcing professionals. The SSON’s Annual Shared Services Week is the largest annual gathering of industry professionals in the world.
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About Alsbridge Inc.
Alsbridge provides world class sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for the CIO, CFO and CPO. We’ve helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors. Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors. Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Alsbridge was ranked the #1 outsourcing advisor in the world by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) based on the value delivered to clients. This commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America.