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Since the day it was launched, and across all its formats, Outsource interviews with the movers and shakers of the global sourcing and outsourcing community have been a crucial part of the brand; our Q&As bring readers up close and personal with interviewees from every corner of the space, from world-famous sourcing superstars to the up-and-coming icons of tomorrow.

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May 18, 2017    0

Rainer Machek is Executive Vice President at SynerTrade, a Germany-based global provider of digital procurement solutions. We caught up with Rainer at a recent Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Global Summit to find out a bit more about his organisation and the role it plays in the market, and to get his take on some of the key trends driving the evolution of the sourcing and procurement space - and why different parts of the world are seeing organisations take very different approaches to...

Jan 20, 2017    0

Raleen Gagnon is Director of Global Market Intelligence at ManpowerGroup Solutions, overseeing research and analysis related to global workforce trends, competitive workforce strategy, labour regulations, cost of labour, and hiring practice. Outsource got together with Raleen at last October's SIG Summit in Carlsbad, California, to hear about some of the key developments in the global labour market - and how procurement departments need to refine their approach to procuring people......

Dec 27, 2016    0

Danny Ertel is co-founder and Partner at Vantage Partners, a global consultancy firm that's exerted a fair degree of influence over the evolution of the sourcing space as we know it - not least thanks to the thought leadership of 'Professor Danny'... In October we got together with the Professor at the SIG Summit Fall 2016 in California: if you're looking for a summation of the space in 2016, you could do worse...


Outsource: Danny, we’re here at the SIG Summit with the...

Dec 15, 2016    0

Alejandro - Alex - Camino is the CMO of Mexico-based IT provider Softtek, and a prominent and increasingly influential thought leader in the Western Hemisphere's nearshore sector (including playing a key role in the development and growth of theLatAm Alliance). Outsource got together with Alex at October's SIG Summit in California to hear his thoughts on how his organisation is reacting to current changes in the market...

Oct 29, 2016    0

Ed Hansen is a Partner at Morgan Lewis, and one of the best-known lawyers in the international sourcing and outsourcing space (as well as an occasional contributor to Outsource). We caught up with Ed earlier this month at the SIG Global Summit in Carlsbad, California (where he also participated in our most recent Outsource Talks webinar: see below for more) to get his take on current trends in the...

Oct 20, 2016    0

John Sculley is the former CEO of both Apple and Pepsi-Cola, and the current Chairman of PeopleTicker; he’s also a member of the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Advisory Board. Outsource was lucky enough to catch up with John at the SIG Summit in Carlsbad, California, and to get treated to some remarkable insight from one of the sharpest minds in business…


Outsource: John, thank you so much for joining us today. It’s genuinely an honour. We have polled a...

Aug 15, 2016    0

Clyde Dornier is a familiar and hugely respected figure within the global sourcing and procurement community, having served as CPO for both Visa and the Freeman Companies. We got together with Clyde at April's SIG Summit in Orlando, Florida, to get his thoughts on the key trends driving change within procurement globally - and to ask him to design the perfect organisation...


Outsource: Clyde, let’s begin as usual with some background. Can you tell us a little...

Jul 01, 2016    0

Outsource: Joe, thank you very much for joining Outsource today. We always begin interviews by asking for a little bit of an introduction to yourself and your organisation for our readers – so, over to you…

Joe Musacchio: I am the CEO of PeopleTicker. PeopleTicker is a rate and benchmarking tool, we cover salary and contingent labour benchmarking. We basically help companies that want to know how much somebody costs, for projects, individuals, recruitment,...

Apr 28, 2016    0

Toni Jackson is the Director of SAP Fieldglass, APAC, responsible for launching the brand in the region and subsequently growing the business to encompass a team of over 50 serving some of the largest organisations in Australia and beyond. Ahead of this year's SIG Regional Roundtable in Sydney (taking place May 12), at which Toni will be speaking on 'Enabling Effective Services...

Jan 20, 2016    2

As outsourcing has matured as a practice, and as new technologies such as cloud have come to the fore, the nature, composition and scope of deals have evolved dramatically: we live in an age of multisourcing, of hybrid delivery environments and of the ongoing transition to global business services. As a result, the need for organisations to maintain a tight focus on governance has never been greater – and, consequently, the value to sourcing professionals of rigorous and demonstrable...