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ISG Takes Stage at IAOP Outsourcing World Summit® with Opening Keynote and RPA Workshops

ISG's Todd Lavieri to Deliver Keynote on State of the Industry

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today announced it will play a major role at the 20th anniversary edition of IAOP Outsourcing World Summit. As a major sponsor of the event, ISG will deliver a day-one keynote address, lead an academic research workshop, and present a client case study and mini-workshops on Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

The 2017 event will be held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Tex., February 19 to 22. The summit will feature keynotes from industry leaders, more than 50 breakout sessions, receptions and other networking opportunities for attendees.

"We're very pleased to be a sponsor once again at this year's IAOP Outsourcing World Summit," said Todd Lavieri, president, ISG Americas. "Many companies are aggressively pursuing their digital transformations. This year's conversation around outsourcing, digitization, robotics and the cloud will offer new insights into how business is evolving and adapting to today's shifting digital realities."

Lavieri will deliver a keynote presentation during the opening session on February 20, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Joined by IAOP's Chief Advisor Jagdish Dalal, Lavieri will co-present the results of this year's State of the Industry Survey, sponsored by ISG, and discuss the latest trends and how to prepare for the "Next Big Thing" in global sourcing.

ISG also will showcase its thought leadership in the following sessions:

  • ISG will sponsor the third annual ISG-IAOP Research Workshop, a one-day event on Sunday, February 19. During the workshop, 10 academic and industry researchers will present their research papers and interact with global practitioners. The winning paper will be announced by Paul Reynolds, partner and chief research officer of ISG, and presented by the author during the Summit.
  • ISG will present a case study of a successful RPA project with one of its biggest clients as part of the "Robotics, AI & Technology: Revolutionizing Work and Changing the Face of Outsourcing" learning track on February 21, from 11:45 am to 12:30 p.m.
  • ISG's Thomas Helfrich will conduct RPA mini-workshops on Tuesday, February 21, from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm, and Wednesday, February 22, from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. The workshops will look at key decision factors in RPA initiatives and typical processes utilized in client engagements, and will include ISG case studies of successful RPA launches.

In addition, ISG will host an invitation-only, buy-side breakfast on Tuesday, February 21, from 7:30 to 8:45 am, in conjunction with IAOP, and a private client dinner, also on Tuesday, February 21.

Attendees are invited to visit the ISG exhibit, located in booth spaces 47 and 48, and take advantage of the ISG-sponsored charging stations located throughout the conference space.

About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry's most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit www.isg-one.com.

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