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editor’s letter we go into the cloud... speak with a publishing legend... check out crowdsourcing... investigate india’s talent pipeline... cast an eye on procurement... and much, much more...
s a metaphor, a cloud has mixed significance: while “clouds on the horizon” signify trouble ahead, without the water delivered by clouds we wouldn’t be here to complain about the rain. And this combination of good and ill holds true for cloud computing: as our lead story this issue explains, the “cloud revolution” (if it is indeed such a thing) holds great advantages and great challenges for both buyer and vendor communities. Our experts analyse these, and much more, in this magazine – but of course the majority of the cloud story lies ahead of us, and if we can be sure of nothing else it will certainly make for an interesting outsourcing climate… Elsewhere in this issue we’ve got a huge variety of features for your delectation. Want to know about India’s talent pool? Look no further. Interested in crowdsourcing? You’re in the right place. Process improvement up your street? Check out our roundtable. Keen to learn about how procurement overlaps with outsourcing? Keep reading… And we’ve also brought you our best array yet of interviews – including exclusive chats with Steve Forbes of Forbes magazine fame; and the CEO of Freelancer.com, Matt Barrie, who was recently announced as Australia’s entrepreneur of the year – to complement our always-first-rate partner content from the NOA and HfS Research (check out the HfS report on innovation in outsourcing from page 102). As always, this issue of Outsource wouldn’t have been possible without the help of the global outsourcing community. So many, many thanks to all our contributors, to the newly expanded Editorial Board (see page 17) and to our loyal readers: I hope you enjoy the issue and look forward to hearing your feedback.
Jamie liddell editor
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Outsource Magazine Issue 24
News & comments
Seeing through the cloud
Embracing a lean culture in recruitment
The roar of the crowd
Andrew De Cleyn
Greening the chain
Ten ways to shake your world
Roundtable: an excellent process
The talent question
Transition and change
Never the twain
Setting the standard
The legal view
The last word
Outsource Magazine Issue 24