Global sourcing is reshaping the way IT and BPO services are procured around the world and is creating a truly dynamic business environment.
For many organizations that are outsourcing or off shoring the success or failure of IT initiatives depends on the selection of the right technology provider. In spite of the critical nature of the process, many organizations undervalue the time and effort it takes to make a well-informed decision. Exploring the sourcing options and choosing the best provider requires a deep understanding of both the strategic and operational aspects of outsourcing. As a result, being able to understand emerging trends and a detailed insight into the potential business impact is critical. Most importantly, it is essential to understand how flexible, transparent, and innovative a potential provider is. The key questions that come to the outsourcing buyers mind when selecting an outsourcing service provider are:
- Who are the key players in the global sourcing market?
- Where can I get unbiased information on the service providers?
- How can I compare companies involved in the global sourcing landscape?
- What are the key trends and insights on the global sourcing market?
Headstream Advisory’s Global Sourcing Provider Analysis is an insightful and engaging way to help outsourcing buyers quickly understand more about key sourcing vendors and their capabilities across different verticals and horizontals. It provides a qualitative analysis of outsourcing service providers through insightful info graphics. This app meant to serve as a guide to help buyers understand the vendor capabilities during the vendor selection process. For the providers it gives an opportunity to understand their peers.
To assess the providers and see how they stack up against each other, a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria grouped into six high-level parameters ranging from Revenue, Resources, Clients, Delivery, Technology to Flexibility were developed against which the providers were evaluated and the results are presented in insightful graphics that enable . The current lite version of this app is focused on Testing horizontal and some of the top Tier 1 and Tier 2 Indian Service Providers namely, HCL, L&T Infotech, ITC Infotech, Hexaware, Sonata Software and 3i Infotech. The full version would showcase the other Tier 1 and Tier 2 Indian service providers along with global, Chinese, European providers.