With this year’s HRO World Conference wrapped up, I thought I would reflect somewhat and hand out my version of the HRO Awards…
Top Theme of the Year: Service provider profitability is becoming a big concern in HRO market
Second Top Theme of the Year: Healthy demand seems to be prevalent in the market. Pricing has definitely stabilized and providers are leveraging the sourcing advisors more effectively to better qualify the prospective companies interested in HRO
Provider Everyone Seems to Discount: Convergys
Provider Giving the Industry a Health Sense of Fear: ADP
Question I’d Wish They’d Stop Asking: Is Fidelity moving away from HR Access as their technology platform?
Question Everyone Asks But Already Knows the Answer: Where are all the buyers?
Best Cocktail Party of the Year: Convergys
Provider with Momentum (Last Year): Convergys
Provider with Momentum (This Year): Accenture
Company Getting the Most Mileage out of HRO: SAP
Most Impressive New Executive in HRO: Michelle Adelman (Accenture)
HRO Buyers That "Get It": Sharon Taylor (Prudential), Ernest Lareau (DuPont), Mark Azzarello (International Paper)
Thanks to Harry and Jay for another great event.