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The Gospel of GBS: Evolution, Not Revolution

The Gospel of GBS: Evolution, Not Revolution

Over the last 20 years, you have explored offshoring, experimented with hybrid models using both shared services and outsourcing, and taken advantage of steadily improving ERP systems. None of them quite provide what you need: a multifunctional, fully integrated, end-to-end process oriented and can transform your business. Judging by your objectives, the solution you’re looking for lies in global business services. The term, however, is diluted—various businesses with bizarre models all claim to shoot for the designation.
Current Attendee Snapshot

Current Attendee Snapshot

We are expecting a large and experienced turnout at the 2nd GBS Executive Roundtable. Find out which of your peers will join us on the show floor in Chicago this July.
Do you have what it takes to run a GBS?

Do you have what it takes to run a GBS?

Do you have what it takes to run a GBS? Here are 5 key traits a successful GBS leader should encompass. Do you have what it takes? Find out now!
3 Steps to Digitalize Your GBS Operations for 2017

3 Steps to Digitalize Your GBS Operations for 2017

You’ve been pushing digitalization off until ‘next year’ since 2010. This year is that ‘next year’. Next year, your peers will have moved on. In advance of the GBS Executive Roundtable, we have put together a simple guide to make sure you don’t defer again.
GBS Executive Roundtable 2016 - Registration Form

GBS Executive Roundtable 2016 - Registration Form

Speed up your attendance! Fill out the registration form and email back to us at enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com.
Past Attendee Snapshot

Past Attendee Snapshot

CFOs, VPs of Global Business Services, and Directors of Finance representing top industry brands are already signing up to join us at the summit. Take a look at last year's attendee list and let us know if you would like to join these professionals.
Do You Have What it Takes to be a Modern-day GBS Leader?

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Modern-day GBS Leader?

As shared services organizations around the world target "global business services" to leverage their expertise and capability for the greater good, they need to take a good look at their own management first, to find out whether they have the skills they need to deliver on GBS's promise. We have identified five core skill sets of truly successful GBS leaders (of which there are still few and far between).
Ten Fundamental Dimensions of GBS

Ten Fundamental Dimensions of GBS

The implementation of a GBS strategy begins with an independent assessment of the pharmaceutical company’s maturity along 10 dimensions that encompass the organization’s operating model. All of these dimensions need to be evaluated from different vantage points to be assessed for their maturity level. For example, tax and risk capabilities may vary widely, depending in which part of the world the company is operating.

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Convince Your Boss Letter

Convince Your Boss Letter

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the Global Business Services Executive Roundtable this July in Chicago and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.
Five Levels of GBS Maturity

Five Levels of GBS Maturity

Each of the 10 dimensions, discussed in the piece 'The Ten Fundamental Dimensions of GBS', must be analyzed to assess their level of maturity along a spectrum from basic to advanced. The higher the level of maturity, the greater the company’s ability to deliver business services in a seamless, global and integrated way (see figure below). Organizations are assessed according to their position in five levels maturity...

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Top 4 Must-Haves of a GBS Organization

Top 4 Must-Haves of a GBS Organization

How do you know if your organization is actually implementing GBS as it is defined? Take a look at this infographic, and see if your company can identify itself as a true GBS operation.
5 GBS Questions: Speaker Interviews

5 GBS Questions: Speaker Interviews

We asked some of our key note speakers 5 important GBS questions, see what they said in this new infographic!