Understanding the Value of MSPs in Services Procurement

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In our recent webinar, “SOW: Client Needs, Strategic Choices, and the User Experience,” we delved deep into the intricacies of services procurement, with a particular focus on understanding the landscape, overcoming management inhibitors, and forging a plan to create greater value.  In the webinar we presented original research into the value Managed Services Providers (MSPs)…

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Do You Know Where Your Money is Going? Understanding Hidden Costs in Services Procurement

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In the complex landscape of modern business, one critical question often looms large: “Do you know where your money is going?” This question, posed by Scott Silberlust’s manager at Northwell Health, captures the essence of a significant challenge faced by many organizations today. With the rise of project-based (aka fixed-fee) work and the increasing reliance…

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nextSource Names Heather Hernandez SVP of Accounting & Financial Operations

nextSource today announced that Heather Hernandez will join the Company as Senior Vice President of Accounting and Financial Operations effective May 6, 2024. Ms. Hernandez will be a member of nextSource’s Senior Leadership Team reporting to Chief Executive Officer Catherine Candland. She joins nextSource from ComScore, a publicly traded international internet analytics company, where she…

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A Practical Approach to Services Procurement

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Navigating a Practical Approach to Services Procurement  In today’s complex business environment, managing a services procurement process efficiently is more critical than ever. Organizations frequently grapple with the question of whether to handle everything in-house or to supplement with a partner that can augment their existing capabilities.  Why Consider a Service Provider for Your Procurement…

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AI in Recruiting: Reshaping the Candidate Experience

When seeking a new position, you’ve followed the conventional wisdom.  Using social media, company websites, and personal networks you researched the company, the hiring manager, and the interviewers.  But the most important information you can gather to determine if the opportunity is right for you is gathered during the application process. From the moment you…

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Are Non-compete Agreements a Thing of the Past?

At some point in your career, you may have been asked to sign a non-compete agreement restricting you from competing with your employer after the employment period ends. This is a legal agreement, often found in offer letters or as a condition of compensation in severance agreements.  It also prohibits you from revealing proprietary information…

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You May Soon Be Entitled to Overtime Pay

The Fair Labor Standards Act determines whether an employee is entitled to overtime pay for time worked in a standard work week by examining job duties, how workers are paid, and how much they are paid.  Individuals making less than an established threshold are entitled to overtime pay at 1 ½ times their standard rate. …

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Join Us for Our Upcoming Webinar: “SOW: Client Needs, Strategic Choices, and the User Experience”

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Virtually every mid-market company outsources some aspect of their business to a professional services firm.  These organizations can deliver expertise not available in-house or address resource shortage issues.  They work under a “statement of work” agreement that specifies the work to be done, deliverables, timeframes, methods for monitoring progress, and payment terms.  Most companies engage…

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Free Webinar: Overcoming Procurement Services Pitfalls

nextSource and Chateau Consulting to Co-host SOW: Client Needs, Strategic Choices, and the User Experience Webinar New York, NY (May 2, 2024) – nextSource and Chateau Consulting today announced a webinar that will explore SOW: Client Needs, Strategic Choices, and the User Experience. The webinar will be held on May 22 at 1 p.m. ET. It…

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