Peter Bendor-Samuel Founder and CEO of Everest Group, joins us in episode 6 of the ‘Digital World of Tomorrow’ podcast. This podcast is designed to help people in technology roles address the big challenges they face and discuss the key themes across the industry, breaking down stigmas, bringing awareness to issues and challenges, and hear from those at the forefront of change. In this episode, we discuss essentials for increasing IT team productivity.
Episode 6: Peter Bendor-Samuel - Essentials For Increasing IT Team Productivity
Peter Bendor-Samuel Founder and CEO of Everest Group, joins Mail Manager's Joseph Soper on episode six of the 'Digital World of Tomorrow' to discuss essentials for increasing IT productivity covering: time on task during COVID, the impact the pandemic has had on collaboration, techniques management can adopt for better collaboration, the four essential factors that must be in place to make agile methods efficient enough, and innovation opportunities.
Peter Bendor-Samuel founded Everest Group in 1991 with the vision to assist the then nascent outsourcing and global services industry to evolve more powerful and effective mechanisms to create and capture value. Over the past 25+ years, he has led Everest Group to be on the frontier of the global services industry, ensuring that the firm is constantly at the intersection of how leading firms take advantage of disruptive technologies, innovative service vehicles, and game-changing talent models. In recent years, this has included helping enterprises and service providers to effectively leverage next generation IT solutions, strategically transforming their business services, and helping them understand how best to evolve their services to meet changing internal and external customer needs.
Through the extensive consulting and research practices developed at Everest Group, Peter has served numerous Fortune 500 corporations, many of the leading service providers, and a significant number of private equity firms, and emerged as a respected industry analyst advising the investing community through a partnership with DeepDive Equity Research. His many contributions to the global services industry have been recognized by a variety of institutions including IAOP, which in 2020 awarded Peter its Leadership Hall of Fame Award, Ernst & Young (E&Y)'s Entrepreneur of the Year award, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Outsourcing Leadership award, and the Country of Japan, which invited Peter to serve as the honorary advisor to the outsourcing council of that Asian nation.
Under his stewardship, Everest Group has evolved into a firm with a reputation for delivering high-quality consulting and research through a culture of individual and firm excellence, combined with a collaborative and values-based culture. This excellence model allows the firm to consistently be recognized for generating innovative insights and solutions that define and shape the next generation of global services.
Peter’s frontline involvement in early outsourcing engagements enabled him in the late 1990s to write the industry best-selling book, Turning Lead Into Gold: the Demystification of Outsourcing. He is a regularly featured thought leader in international business media, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Financial Times, CIO and Forbes. He is also a frequent keynote speaker at various industry events.
Before founding Everest Group, Peter started E&Y’s outsourcing advisory practice, and was first introduced to the global services industry at EDS where he was an executive in its North American Services Group.
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