Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2006
Ben Trowbridge, CEO and Managing Partner of Alsbridge, independent advisors on Outsourcing, Shared Services and Offshoring, will serve as the keynote speaker at the premier Outsourcing Leadership Forum on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. Trowbridge will spotlight the evolution of key trends affecting the 2006 Outsourcing industry. The first in a series of five forums held across the U.S., this Outsourcing Leadership Forum has attracted high level business executives from F&A, HR and IT market sectors who are driving or developing efforts of outsourcing initiatives within their organizations.
“Each year presents us with new data that supports the critical role outsourcing, shared services and Offshoring plays in our global economy,” said Trowbridge. “Outsourcing Leadership Forums are an excellent venue for this information to be openly discussed among Buyers of Outsourcing services and leveraged to improve the methodology and processes associated with them.”
The Outsourcing Leadership Forum on April 19th is a Buyer exclusive event and boasts an environment that fosters open and honest discussions about outsourcing. Keynote speaker, Ben Trowbridge, will focus on emerging trends and the most common drivers considered in outsourcing, which include:
- The strong need to reduce costs
- Business growth / fluctuations in demand
- Movement towards new geographies and markets
- Mergers and acquisitions
John Willmott, founder and CEO of NelsonHall, also a featured Outsourcing Leadership Forum speaker will discuss successful approaches to BPO including:
- Deciding the scope of BPO and its implications on service delivery.
- The delivery options available and where do they apply/not apply?
- Key risks in technology, service management and partnership and how to avoid them.
John Funk, who oversees Jones Day's global outsourcing practice and is a partner in the Dallas Office, will address issues around pricing and relationship management within multiple functional areas.
Tony Stewart, the Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Hong Kong office from 1992 to 2000, will be the featured Luncheon Speaker and will discuss his experience with Asia-related legal topics, as well as distressed M&A and corporate restructuring transactions and public company transactional and compliance matters.
About Outsourcing Leadership Forums
Outsourcing Leadership Forums will be held worldwide and offer unbiased advice on Outsourcing Shared Services and Offshoring practices that reduce costs, improve processes and maximize shareholder value for IT, HR, F&A and CRM outsourcing ventures. Complete details, including speaker bios, dates and times of the Outsourcing Leadership Forums can be found at
(http://www.outsourcingleadership.com/events_rsvp.shtml) or by calling Lisa Turnbull at
Alsbridge (http://www.Alsbridge.com) is the premier Outsourcing, Shared Services and Offshoring advisory firm with a staff of over 100 advisors headquartered in Dallas, TX and London, UK. Our consultants average over 15 years experience specializing in Outsourcing, Shared Services and Offshoring transactions and have served as managing partners and senior executives at leading firms such as Ernst & Young, Capgemini, EDS, Accenture, PwC and KPMG. We provide clients with unmatched experience and in-depth industry knowledge in reducing costs, improving service levels and maximizing shareholder value through the use of both on and offshore outsourcing and shared services.
About Jones Day
With more than 2,200 lawyers located in 30 of the world's major economic centers, including approximately 250 lawyers in Dallas and Houston, Jones Day is one of the largest international law firms. The Firm's full suite of integrated legal services includes a premier national and international outsourcing practice. Jones Day is one Firm, worldwide. http://www.jonesday.com
About Nelson Hall
NelsonHall is a research and consultancy firm specializing in the analysis of Business Process Outsourcing. The company was established in 1998 and is privately owned. http://www.nelson-hall.com