Susan Solovic podcast — 24 July 2017

Let Go of Old Business Models with Kate Vitasek Susan Solovic podcast with Kate Vitasek released on 24 July 2017. Kate shares the results of her research and her five-step plan to jump-start your business innovation. Her collaborative and innovative approach to business is a breath of fresh air, and just what you might need […]

Incentive Magazine — April 2017

Flourish Conference Looks Beyond Gift Cards to Branded Currency Article by Alex Palmer in Incentive Mag (online) published on 11 April 2017. The article covers the first day of the Flourish conference in Omaha, NE, with coverage of Kate Vitasek’s keynote. Here is the link: http://tinyurl.com/mhbyh74

Supply Chain 24/7 — 20 December 2016

McDonald’s “Secret Sauce” for Supply Chain Success Article by Kate Vitasek published by Supply Chain 24/7 on 20 December 2016 — it was chosen for online publication from a feature article on Vested’s McDonald’s case study in Supply Chain Management Review (which is subscription only). Is there a “secret sauce” for consistent supply chain success? McDonald’s, […]

Building Operating Management — June 2016

Article by Kate Vitasek (Part 1) in the  June 2016 issue of Building Operating Management Vested Approach to Outsourcing Creates Long-Term Value When it is done right, an outsourcing business strategy creates a value-laden win-win relationship between a company and its service provider that is purpose-built to create long-term value for the parties. The key […]

European Cleaning Journal — May 2016

Longer term contracts – a new kind of relationship Article published by an unnamed author in the UK’s European Cleaning Journal on 6 May 2016. Excerpt: …Vitasek concludes developing an outsourcing agreement using Vested Outsourcing principles is much more than delivering a higher level of service on a given activity. “This model enables the parties […]

ISS Service Futures — July 2015

Interview with Kate Vitasek: Are European companies ready for Vested Outsourcing? ISS Service Futures interview with Kate Vitasek posted 21 July 2015 Here’s the link: http://servicefutures.com/facility-management/interview-kate-vitasek-european-companies-ready-vested-outsourcing/

ISS World Service Futures — June 2015

Why Vested Outsourcing is the next big thing Post on ISS World’s Service Futures site, published 10 June 2015. Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/1dwNDq4    

Coor Service Management — May 2015

“WHAT’S IN IT FOR WE” Article by David Frydlinger published by Coor Service Management on 14 May 2015. Future competitiveness is created through effective collaborations between customer and supplier. Strategic partnerships is gaining an increased significance and old business models will be replaced. The Vested-model is already used successfully in large outsourcing contracts… Here’s the […]

BPI Network — April 2015

5 BIG QUESTIONS ON INNOVATION Q&A with Kate Vitasek published by the Business Performance Innovation Network on 14 April 2015 Here’s the link: http://www.bpinetwork.org/game-changers/insights/25

Forbes — January 2015

5 Rules To Transform Your Business Relationships Blog/article by Kate Vitasek published 20 January 2015. Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/katevitasek/2015/01/20/5-rules-to-transform-your-business-relationships/