IAOP Announces Everest Group as Its Research Partner to Serve Sourcing Professionals

DALLAS and ORLANDO, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Everest Group--a consulting and research firm focused on strategic IT, business services, engineering services, and sourcing--today announced it has been named a research partner to IAOP, an international professional association that brings together business services providers, advisors and customers in a collaborative effort to improve business service models and outcomes.

Everest Group helps its clients solve their toughest sourcing and digital transformation challenges. The firm offers a unique depth of sourcing knowledge and decades of insight gleaned from working alongside leading organizations tackling challenging transformation agendas.

For well over a decade, IAOP has been the association that sourcing professionals count on to keep them informed, educated, and, above all, connected to the resources and people they need to succeed.

In partnership, Everest Group and IAOP will collaborate on key research, including the 2021 Key Issues in Global Sourcing study. In addition, Everest Group will offer IAOP members key insights and offerings at special pricing.

Michel Janssen, chief research officer at Everest Group, will serve on the IAOP Strategic Advisory Board. He and other Everest Group experts will regularly contribute to IAOP conferences, webinars and podcasts, sharing insights to help executives tackle outsourcing challenges and make data-informed decisions for the future.

"Everest Group is honored to partner with IAOP, an organization that is committed to provide the resources, tools and networking opportunities that its members need to succeed," said Michel Janssen, chief research officer at Everest Group. "We are excited to be part of IAOP's effort by providing the research-informed insights to help the industry continue to evolve and rapidly respond to today's ever changing normal - whether that be Work From Home issues, digital transformation, changing sourcing portfolios, or evolving talent profiles."

"We are thrilled to announce Everest Group as our new Research Partner," said Debi Hamill, CEO of IAOP. "Our collaboration will offer IAOP members unprecedented, research-informed insights into the market and the most pressing issues keeping them up at night. Empowering our members to not only prepare for the future but also make smarter decisions along the way is key. We look forward to leveraging each of our unique capabilities to do just that."

About IAOP
IAOP is the global association that brings together customers, providers, and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional and organizational development, recognition, certification, and excellence to improve business service models and outcomes. IAOP connects you and your organization to our growing global community and to the resources you need be successful. For more information, visit IAOP.org.

About Everest Group
Everest Group is a consulting and research firm focused on strategic IT, business services, engineering services, and sourcing. Our clients include leading global enterprises, service providers, and investors. Through our research-informed insights and deep experience, we guide clients in their journeys to achieve heightened operational and financial performance, accelerated value delivery, and high-impact business outcomes. Details and in-depth content are available at http://www.everestgrp.com/.

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