Outsourcing Law & Business Journal™: June 2009
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Vol. 9, No. 6 (June, 2009)
1. Business Process Management for the Service-Driven Organization: Role of Policies and Procedures Manuals for Governance in Sourcing and Outsourcing.
1. Business Process Management for the Service-Driven Organization: Role of Policies and Procedures Manuals for Governance in Sourcing and Outsourcing. In any business process, the governance and management of operations depends on following policies and procedures. This chapter addresses the use of policies and procedures manuals for service management and business process transformation (“BPT”). For the complete article, click here. For more information generally on business process transformation, please click here.
Approval, n. (1) what I thought I approved; (2) what you said I approved; (3) what you did and I acquiesced in.
Reasonable, adj. (1) comporting with the judgment of an ordinary person, like me, (2) what I think of your dimwit idea.
July 27-29, 2009, IQPC’s 7 th Annual Procure-to-Pay Summit, Boston, Massachussetts. Leveraging current opportunities around corporate spend management whilst minimizing the impact on A/P, the 7th Procure-to-Pay Summit is expanding on its previous success and featuring new additions to the program, including: in-depth coverage of various AP optimization approaches: centralization, outsourcing and automation; new emphasis on strategic sourcing and global procurement; new techniques and tools for maximizing supplier relationships in procurement and efficiently expediting supplier payments in AP. For more information, please click here.
September 22-23, 2009, American Conference Institute’s 7th Annual Advanced Forum on E-Discovery and Document Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Be a part of the leading cross-industry e-discovery and information management forum for corporate counsel, litigators, and technology professionals. At a time when most companies are striving to reduce costs and trim staff, the burdens of e-discovery can be crippling. What’s more, court-imposed sanctions for e-discovery failures could very well place you on the losing side of bet-the-company litigation. Given the complexity, variety, and evolving nature of information management and communication technologies, it comes as no surprise that corporate and outside counsel often find themselves at a loss as to how to manage the e-discovery process. However, neither opposing counsel nor the courts are going to have any sympathy for those who stumble over e-discovery hurdles. Thus, it is imperative that you take the lead in ensuring that your company is well-positioned to manage the demands of e-discovery. For more information, please click here.
September 28-October 2, 2009, IQPC and SSON 13th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit, Chicago, Illinois. Join us at the 13th Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit this fall, the can’t-miss event for all professionals involved with shared services and outsourcing, at every stage of adoption. This customizable program provides the key strategies that you can bring back to your organization, with areas of focus in:
- Planning & Launching Shared Services
- Finance Transformation
- Measurement & Process
- HR Transformation
- Smart Contracting for Mature BPO Deals
Our Shared Services series attendees agree—the content from just one event vastly accelerates experiential learning and provides the necessary networking opportunities to benchmark against peers. Visit the website for more information, including webcasts, podcasts, articles and other resources.
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