Googling It and Outsourcing

I just got back from the Sourcing Interests Group fall summit in Ft. Worth and as usual was thoroughly impressed with the fantastic job they do at these events. I had the opportunity to chat with David Natoff, Head of Procure to Pay for Google, after his insightful presentation on the “search for outsourcing excellence […]

SupplyChainBrain — October 2012

Latest Developments in Vested Outsourcing Kate Vitasek, Faculty, Center for Executive Education, University of Tennessee | October 23, 2012 In the fourth book to explore Vested, Kate Vitasek, of the Center for Executive Education at the University of Tennessee, talks about Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships.  [Run Time (Min.): […]

Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases — August 2012

Changing the game of outsourcing – the Microsoft OneFinance case by Kate Vitasek, Karl Manrodt and Srinivas Krishna

ON SSON: Vested in Practice–Microsoft/Accenture OneFinance

Here is the latest from the series we’re doing for the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network: Vested in Practice: The Microsoft/Accenture OneFinance Agreement Vested Outsourcing Part 3: Microsoft Case Study | The Microsoft/Accenture team has won the industry’s top outsourcing awards, from SSON and others, for their partnership – which perfectly embodies Vested Outsourcing’s Five […]

Kudos to Srini Krishna, a Unique Outsourcing Expert!

The posts on this blog are always fun to do and, I hope, informative and instructive. Occasionally I have the pleasure and honor to report on real-life achievements in the world of Vested Outsourcing, and this is one of those times. Srini Krishna, Director, Finance Operations, Global Vendor Management, Microsoft Finance, recently received the Shared […]

“Outsourced” Gets Outsourcing So Wrong It’s Not Even Funny

NBC’s new sitcom “Outsourced” premiered Thursday night. It’s supposed to be a comedy about outsourcing, specifically about a U.S. company that outsources its call center operation to India. The problem is it gets outsourcing so wrong it’s not even funny. During the show’s 22 minutes – minus the eight minutes of advertising from the likes of […]