STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, said today it will have a significant presence at the upcoming 2016 IAOP Outsourcing World Summit® as a keynote presenter, a leader of an educational track session, an exhibitor and a sponsor of three separate programs for industry research, academic research and corporate social responsibility.
More than 800 industry professionals from more than 40 countries are expected to attend the 19th annual event February 15-17 at the Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort and Conference Center in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. ISG is joining with leaders from top corporations, government entities, service providers and other organizations to discuss the latest trends and best practices shaping the global sourcing industry. ISG is a global partner of IAOP.
"ISG is proud to be a major part of this year's Outsourcing World Summit, and to be among the leading voices shaping the discussion around digitization, automation, IT optimization and cloud – seismic shifts that promise to transform the global sourcing industry as never before," said Todd Lavieri, president, ISG Americas, Australia and New Zealand.
ISG will be presenting its thought leadership in the following sessions:
- Paul Reynolds, partner and chief research officer of ISG, and Jan Erik Aase, director of Research and principal analyst with ISG Insights, will lead the second annual North American Academic Workshop on Sunday, February 14, from 8 am to 5 pm, an event that brings together academic researchers and industry practitioners to explore significant issues and challenges in the global outsourcing industry.
- Harvey Gluckman, partner in ISG's technology practice, will co-present, with Jagdish R. Dalal, chief advisor, thought leadership with IAOP, the findings of the IAOP's State of the Industry survey in a general session keynote address at 1:30 pm, Monday, February 15. Gluckman will offer industry observations and insights to provide additional perspective on the survey findings.
- Bill McNee, CEO and founder of Saugatuck Technology, an ISG business, will provide industry perspective on the winning research paper from the ISG co-hosted North American Academic Workshop as he co-presents with the author in an educational track session on Tuesday, February 16, at 11:30 am.
In addition, Gluckman will be co-presenting, along with IAOP CEO Debi Hamill, the fourth annual IAOP/ISG Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award during an awards luncheon on Tuesday, February 16, starting at 12:30 pm. This year's winner is ISS, a leading global facility services provider.
ISG also will be exhibiting in the Exhibitor Pavilion on Monday and Tuesday, February 15-16. On Tuesday, February 16, Dr. Leslie Willcocks, professor, Technology Work and Globalization, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Dr. Mary Lacity, curators' professor of Information Systems, College of Business, University of Missouri-St. Louis, will be at the ISG booth signing copies of their latest book, Service Automation: Robots and the Future of Work. They will be joined by Rob Brindley, director in ISG's manufacturing practice, who authored a chapter in the book. From 10:30 am to 11:30 am, ISG is making complimentary copies of the book available to the first 150 visitors to its booth, located in space 58.
Attendees are invited to participate in an ISG Workshop on Technology Business Management (TBM) for IT Sourcing, an interactive session that explores how the discipline of TBM enables enterprises to better understand and manage their IT costs and optimize their IT investments.
To learn more, visit ISG's event website at http://info.isg-one.com/2016-IAOP-OWS.html.
About IAOP® IAOP is the leading global association aimed at improving outsourcing outcomes by bringing together customers, providers and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional development, recognition, certification and excellence. Visit www.iaop.org.
About Information Services Group Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, serving more than 500 clients around the world to help them achieve operational excellence. ISG supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services, with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning. Clients look to ISG for unique insights and innovative solutions for leveraging technology, the deepest data source in the industry, and more than five decades of experience and global leadership in information and advisory services. Based in Stamford, Conn., the company has more than 900 employees and operates in 21 countries.
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