I decided to write my impressions about one particular part of its 2005 strategy, business processing outsourcing (BPO), as an extended blog entry, because in some ways I believe BPO is just an extension of the whole managed services dialogue.
More people I meet now have a number. The number I am talking about is the one people see when they look in the mirror, a number burning so hot in their minds that they can see it through their skulls. That number is the portion of revenue they are responsible for at their companies.
Every now and again, you run into CEOs who are 100 percent focused on the business rather than on themselves. Alas, finding those types of executives in an age where mainstream business coverage continues to de-evolve into extended People magazine articles is becoming increasingly difficult.