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Annual IT Outsourcing Forum – Oslo

On Wednesday, 8 October, Whitelane and PA Consulting organized the second of our Annual IT Outsourcing Forum events in the Nordic region. Held at the Hotel Continental in Oslo, Norway, the half day event was attended by over 35 executives and included presentations from the following speakers:

  • Espen Falla, CIO, SAPA
  • Lars Vågsdal, CIO, Telenor Norway
  • Frode Meltzer, Relationship Director, TCS Norway
  • Carl Christian Malm, Managing Director- Technology, Accenture

Tom Krohn of PA Consulting and Jef Loos of Whitelane presented the sourcing advisor’s view to participants while the vendor panel session included senior level representatives from  Accenture, Cognizant, EVRY, IBM and TCS.

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October 9th, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Annual IT Outsourcing Forum – Helsinki

On Thursday, 2 October, Whitelane and PA Consulting held the first of four events across the Nordic region as part of our Annual IT Outsourcing Forum series. Hosted at the Kamp Hotel in Helsinki, Finland, more than 40 senior level executives listened to presentations from both the end-user and service provider side on how to come to more successful outsourcing relationships. Max Herner, PA Consulting and Jef Loos of Whitelane also discussed their views and recommendations in addition to an interactive panel session featuring vendors from Accenture, Cognizant, IBM, TCS and Tieto.

Speakers included:

  • Matti Ylilammi, CEO, Arek
  • Pekka Eira, CIO, Fortum
  • Ruchikar Dalela, Country Head, TCS Finland
  • Bjorn Hortling, Director – Technology, Accenture Finland

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October 8th, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Annual IT Outsourcing Forum – Amsterdam

On Thursday, 21 August, Quint Wellington Redwood and Whitelane Research welcomed more than 40 attendees to their Annual IT Outsourcing Forum at the Steigenberger hotel in Schiphol. The theme of the event focused on ‘How to come to more successful outsourcing relationships’ and included speakers from Ahold, ING, Capgemini and TCS in addition to a panel discussion with senior executives from Atos, Cegeka and Cognizant.

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August 29th, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

Event: Best Practices in “Good Governance of Outsourcing Relationships”

On 13 November Whitelane Research hosted its 2013 Annual Executive Sourcing Forum for Belgium with more than 45 senior-level IT executives. The event focused on Best Practices in Good Governance of Outsourcing Relationships, an increasingly important and relevant issue which has been highlighted by both vendors and clients in our annual outsourcing studies this year. Attendees were treated to presentations from both the end-user and service provider perspective about their experiences, challenges and advice for developing a good governance strategy for current and future outsourcing relationships.

Speakers included: Luc Chauvin, CIO, Flemish Government, Punit Bhatia, Sourcing and Partner Manager, ING, Philip Cattrysse, Division Manager, Colruyt, Geert Hendrickx, Managing Director, Application Outsourcing BeNeFraLux, Accenture and Ged Roberts, Global Head, Operations & Delivery Excellence, TCS.

November 13th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Event: Best Practices of Outsourcing in the Public Sector

Whitelane Research was delighted to welcome more than 35 senior level IT executives to the latest installment in its Best Practices event series. The event, hosted at the Steigenberger Grand Hotel in Brussels, focused on the topic of Outsourcing in the Public Sector and shared insights from both public sector companies and service providers about their experiences of outsourcing in the sector, key challenges faced, critical success factors in outsourcing projects, current strategies for business process improvement and key recommendations for maintaining a strong vendor/client relationship.

Speakers included: Yves Vander Auwera, Director ICT Shared Services, FEDICT, Emmanuel Cambron, CIO, FAVV, Bert De Winter, IT Director, De Watergroep and Paul Danneels, CIO, VDAB.

September 12th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |