What You Need to Know About Outsourcing

Topic:

What is Offshore Outsourcing?
What is Onshore Outsourcing
Are the cost savings real?
Is your position at risk?


Featured Speakers

Lisa Frankovitch has 16 years of experience in executive, operations, and sales management with Pittsburgh IT consulting leaders Apar Infotech and iGATE Corporation, Lisa Frankovitch offers a rich, high-value insider's perspective on the benefits, opportunities, and avoiding potential pitfalls associated with offshore outsourcing:
· What is offshore outsourcing?
· Is it right for your business?
· Finding the right-fit vendor to work effectively with your organization
· Success stories from GE-
A pioneer in leveraging the benefits of outsourcing offshore
Through her various positions as senior vice president of sales and marketing, senior vice president/global accounts, and senior vice president/U.S. operations, Ms. Frankovitch was central to driving and expanding global business operations and driving sales/revenue for two multimillion dollar corporations. In the realm of outsourcing she was instrumental in guiding GE's success implementing global directives to reduce costs and drive bottom-line savings via offshore initiatives:
· Led $60M sales effort spanning 27 of GE's 36 business units across five countries
· Landed $40M contract with GE ERC, iGATE's largest outsourcing contract
· Negotiated $30M equity investment with GE Capital
· Developed joint-venture offshore development centers for three GE business units

Carolyn Butler is currently an Area Vice President of Outsourcing Management for Eclipsys Corporation, a healthcare solutions and services organization. For many years, Ms. Butler served as an interim account manager responsible for starting-up new outsourcing accounts and strengthening existing outsourcing accounts in jeopardy of being terminated. Frequently the key to her success was making the correct decisions on staff restructuring, recruitment, training and development. Ms. Butler has worked in information technology for over 25 years and her diverse background includes experience in higher education administration and teaching, information client services, product development, outsourcing services, and as a healthcare Chief Information Officer.


Schedule of Events

Format:
5:30 - 6:00 - Networking
6:00 - 6:45 - Lisa Frankovitch - Offshore/Q&A
6:45 - 7:00 - Break
7:00 - 7:45 - Carolyn Butler - Onshore/Q&A
7:45 - 8:00 - Wrap Up