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ProcureCon IT Sourcing Event 2023

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ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2023

June 26 - 27, 2023 |
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA

Everest Group is a proud sponsor of ProcureCon IT Sourcing, taking place from June 26 – 27, 2023, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA. Everest Group Partners Amy Fong and Achint Arora  will be hosting a Tech Negotiators Workshops at the event titled IT Services – What’s Working in 2023.

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For those sourcing global services, the last few years have been a roller coaster, with talent shortages leading to previously unheard-of mid-contract cost increase requests. Join Everest Group analysts and your peers to talk about how buyers are successfully managing costs, talent, and locations decisions in IT services. We’ll discuss the following questions, plus your own challenges:

  • What is going on with attrition and retention at leading service providers?
  • Have price increases leveled out? Which roles still demand a premium?
  • Which five actions can enterprises take to achieve better cost optimization in a changing market?
  • Should we consider new locations onshore, nearshore, or offshore? 
  • What strategies should we be considering to support our organization’s digital transformation initiatives?

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Hosted by:

  • Amy Fong, Partner, Sourcing and Vendor Management, Everest Group
  • Achint Arora, Partner, Pricing Assurance, Everest Group
  • Christina McLaughlin, Director, Category Strategy – Professional Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Where
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA

Speakers

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Amy Fong
Partner, Sourcing and Vendor Management, Everest Group
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Achint Arora
Partner, Pricing Assurance, Everest Group
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Zones CIO Summit 2023 | Event

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zones Cio summit 2023

June 22, 2023
12:00 PM PT | 3 PM ET

Everest Group research shows that clients are applying the lens of “value” to every aspect of their cloud initiatives, including:

  • Controlling cost and driving transparency via cloud economics and FinOps
  • Measuring the outcomes (visibility) on security readiness, disaster recovery, seamless migration, and cloud orchestration (hybrid)
  • Availability and quality of talent on cloud
  • The last mile: Driving influence with power users to meet the commitment to consumption gap

However 68% of the enterprises we surveyed indicated that they are not meeting the mark, on two or more of the above.

Catch Everest Group Partner, Abhishek Singh, as he hosts the fireside chat at the Zones CIO Summit 2023 on June 22 at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel. Abhishek will moderate an intense discussion with industry experts.

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Abhishek Singh
Partner, Everest Group

GSA Festival of Sourcing 2023: Modern Sourcing | Event

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GSA Festival of Sourcing 2023

June 13, 2023

Catch Everest Group Partner, David Rickard, at Global Sourcing Association’s Festival of Sourcing 2023. 

David’s session will explore modern sourcing and deliver real world moder sourcing examples. He will cover topics including:

  • What is modern sourcing?
  • What’s wrong with the way sourcing has been done in the past?
  • What are best practices to consider for modern sourcing?
  • What are the benefits of modern sourcing and what to watch out for?
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Partner, Everest Group

NASSCOM GCC Conclave 2023: Upgrade your CX Game with New-age Tech | Event

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NASSCOM GCC CONCLAVE 2023: UPGRADE YOUR CX-GAME WITH NEW AGE TECH!

June 1, 2023

Everest Group’s Managing Partner, Eric Simonson, will chair a session titled, Upgrade Your CX Game with New-age Tech!, on June 1. The session will examine how, to thrive at scale, enterprises need to constantly design and redesign their experience ecosystem to be agile and responsive to customer needs. This session will discuss opportunities and challenges for the GCCs to continue implementing new technology to impact experience across stakeholders.

The 13th edition of NASSCOM GCC Conclave marks the return of a full in-person experience after three years. 

This year’s theme, Getting Ready for the Hyperconnected World, aims to emphasize continuous digital transformation via collaborative innovation and further discuss India’s role. There is an urgent need for GCC leaders to collaboratively come together to discuss their greater role to create competitive advantage for their global enterprises. It is imperative to constantly identify new growth opportunities, drive innovation with emerging tech and realign business strategies.

Will you be visiting Bengaluru for NASSCOM GCC Conclave? Let’s have a conversation! Drop in at stall number 15.

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Eric Simonson
Managing Partner, Everest Group

Zones Technology Forum (ZTF) 2023 | Event

Virtual event

Zones technology forum 2023

June 1, 2023

Join Everest Group’s Yugal Joshi for the opening keynote of the virtual conference, Zones Technology Forum 2023.

In the face of unrelenting macroeconomic scenarios facing companies, creating value and reducing costs is essential. Yugal Joshi will join other speakers to share thought leadership and discuss real-life case studies during his keynote to discuss what can be done and how companies can navigate tough scenarios.

Yugal Joshi
Partner, Everest Group
Deepak Purohit
Vice President, Advanced Solutions, Zones

SIG Procurement Technology Summit 2023

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SIG PROCUREMENT TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2023: Controlling the Sprawl: A Template for Managing Your IT Tail

April 16-19, 2023

Everest Group is a proud sponsor of SIG’s 2023 Procurement Technology Summit, taking place from April 16 – 19, 2023, at the Omni Amelia Island Resort in Amelia Island, FL.

Everest Group Partners Jimit Arora and Amy Fong will be presenting at the event in a topic-based roundtable discussion titled, Controlling the Sprawl: A Template for Managing Your IT Tail. 

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As organizations go deeper into digital transformation, the portfolio of IT suppliers has become broader. Sourcing often faces the challenge of rationalizing the supply base to address non-efficient tail spend. Collaboration with IT is critical, and it helps to have a structured approach at the start. In this interactive roundtable, you will gain insights and participate in a discussion on taming the IT tail.
 

Questions to consider during this roundtable discussion include:

  • How can sourcing articulate the value of portfolio rationalization with stakeholders?
  • Which frameworks work best for analyzing and guiding decisions on IT categories?
  • When should we let go of the traditional sourcing lever of “volume consolidation” and look for rational ways to expand the portfolio?
You will learn:
  • How to define and promote the benefits and drawbacks of portfolio rationalization
  • How a rationalized supplier portfolio can be impacted by changing market trends
  • How to build a framework to guide stakeholders in evaluating IT tail spend 
  • Strategies to turn legal from the “deal preventor” to the “business enabler”
 
Where
Omni Amelia Island Resort, Amelia Island, FL
 
Speakers
Partner
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External Forces and Influencing Factors for Business Shared Services in Europe | ABSL European Forum

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External Forces and Influencing Factors for Business Shared Services in Europe | ABSL European Forum

21 March, 2023
11:45 GMT | 7:45 EST

Everest Group Partner, Rohitashwa Aggarwal, will moderate an expert panel at the ABSL (The Association of Business Service Leaders) European forum. The panel will discuss the external forces driving growth and influencing the business services sector in Europe. Discussion points will cover a broad range of factors on Geopolitics, Data, Technology and Innovation, Talent, and ESG.

The ABSL European Forum is ABSL DACH’s flagship event. Over 150 high-level participants from the Business Services sector across Europe, VIPs/politicians, and others will join the event. The event will be held in Berlin this year.

ABSL DACH is the first independent not-for-profit association representing business services organizations headquartered in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Everest Group is proud to be a strategic partner for ABSL DACH.

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Where

Humboldt Carré, Berlin, Germany

Moderator

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Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy

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Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy

March 8, 2023 |
11:00 AM GMT

Rohitashwa Aggarwal, Partner (Global Sourcing), Everest Group, will be a keynote power panel speaker for the Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy in London, England.

The resources and delivery capabilities of knowledge services partners are being scrutinized like never before. As a result, not only are geo-sourcing strategies being reconsidered, but global competitiveness is redefining the way firms leverage digital supply chains. This panel will explore how these trends will have outsized influence in a time of career and workplace disruption.

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Where

The Loading Bay At Techspace, Shoreditch 25 Luke St, London, United Kingdom

Speaker

Rohitashwa Aggarwal
Partner, Global Sourcing
Kumar Santhosh
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NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum 2023

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NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum 2023: Winning on CX with a Whole New World of Technology

Monday, Feb 27, 2023 | 12:25pm - 12:55pm

Everest Group CEO, Peter Bendor-Samuel, will speak virtually at the NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum 2023 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, India, on February 27, in his session titled, Winning on CX with a Whole New World of Technology. 

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The evolving technology landscape is reshaping industries, ushering in a new era of customer experience (CX). Watch Peter’s session live at the event to learn how the convergence of technologies is creating a new world for customers, keeping human centricity at its core. The speakers will also discuss new technologies that drive a people + tech convergence, such as the metaverse, and explore how businesses can find opportunities to create value in these emerging technologies. 

Attendees can also catch Everest Group colleagues Chirajeet SenguptaRajesh RanjanYugal JoshiRonak DoshiAkshat Vaid, Aveen Shetty, Ashish Sehdev, and Rita Soni at the event.

Where:
Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

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Speaker
Peter Bendor-Samuel
CEO
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Kumar Santhosh
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Avoid Over-paying for Services as the Talent Crisis Stabilises | Event

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Avoid Over-paying for Services as the Talent Crisis Stabilises

February 28, 2023

The past few years have witnessed a huge talent crunch, leading to high wage inflation, attrition, and upward pressure on pricing. As we enter 2023, attrition has started to cool off, and there are indicators pointing to a likely economic slowdown.

Join Everest Group at the eWorld Procurement & Supply Summit on February 28 as Julian Herbert, VP, Information Products, and Ricky Sundrani, Partner, Pricing Assurance, discuss how to avoid overpaying for outsourcing services in 2023.

Participants will learn:

  • How the economic environment is expected to impact outsourced deal pricing through 2023
  • What enterprises can do to ensure their contracts remain competitive in the current environment
  • How to pre-emptively plan for risks, and what to watch for

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Where

eWorld Procurement & Supply
Grand Connaught Rooms, London
 

Speakers

Herbert Julian
Julian Herbert
Vice President, Information Products
Sundrani Ricky
Ricky Sundrani
Partner, Pricing Assurance

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