The Festival of Sourcing has ended, some insights to share how it was.
Sourcing industry professionals and senior executives came together at Ravens Ait, London, to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Global Sourcing Association. We looked back at how far the industry has come, and more importantly, we looked forward to the future of strategic sourcing.
Intetics is honored to have the festival’s technology partner status this year. As a long-standing GSA partner and the Association’s Special Award 2022 winner, we were happy to present together the MVP of the GSA’s Mobile Application to all attendees.
Festival day 1 started with the welcome words from the GSA CEO, Kerry Hallard. She also delivered a great speech on the Introduction to Perfect Sourcing. Kerry touched upon the business value that perfect sourcing can provide to organizations.
The most relevant topics were highlighted and discussed on the day 1 agenda:
- The current state of the industry by the industry influencers
- Global talent crisis and ways to fight it
- Transformational customer experience partnership
- Supplier Diversity and Inclusion
- and many more
Boris Kontsevoi, Intetics Ceo and President, participated in the SourcingTech Panel on day 2. Boris and other expert panelists, chaired by Kerry Hallard, GSA CEO, discussed how the latest technologies could transform the global strategic sourcing industry and delivery of technology and business services. The central question was, “How to ethically contract for the latest tech trends?”.
Irina Dubovik, Digital Marketing Director, joined the case study-led speaking platform on day 2 to present “Team formation — Models on How to Create a Perfect Team for Your IT Project.”
In this presentation, were covered the best team formation models and how to transition from the early phases to a full-fledged enterprise team — and acquired practical insights from our projects.
You can watch the full Irina’s performance on YouTube. Leave your opinion or questions in the comments, and share the video with your professional network to spread the new approach to engineering teams building.
The warm celebration atmosphere created by organizers became a platform for fruitful discussion, networking, and exchanging ideas and best practices.
We congratulate the GSA on its 35th anniversary and wish the continued valuable sharing of best practices, trends, and connections across the global sourcing industry.
Do you also want to impact the global technology & business services delivery industry? Let’s talk and think of possible cooperation ideas. And let the global sourcing industry thrives!