Thursday, March 16, 2017

Date: March 16, 2017 

Location: Amelia Island, FL

The LatAm Alliance hosted its council meeting during the 2017 SIG Global Executive Summit in Amelia Island, FL. The LatAm Alliance Council consists of sourcing leaders on the buy-side, advisory and sell-side with an interest in providing thought leadership, sharing best practices and networking opportunities with those currently, or considering, sourcing IT or business process services from Latin America. The council meets twice a year, in conjunction with SIG’s Global Summits, to explore topics and areas of common interest to the membership while providing an environment for all to share, learn and collaborate.

During the session, the council kicked-off the conversation with a presentation from the Neo Group on Managing Risk to Leverage Opportunities in the Global Services Market. The council also discussed plans for 2017 including areas of focus based on the results of the latest membership survey. For more information, contact Rosana Leary, LatAm Alliance Executive Director at:

Session Presentation

Latin America – Managing Risk to Leverage Opportunities in the Global Services Market

Presented by Neo Group

This session looks at the evolving risk dynamics from the Latin American region and the implications on the globalized services sourcing industry. The session dives into how location risks impact ongoing business operations, the importance of monitoring risk continually and how a formalized scientific approach to risk management may help business leaders not just manage risk proactively, but also leverage hidden opportunities.

Learnings/Key Take-Aways:

This session helps the audience gain a better understanding of the following:

  • Learn what the key criteria is to consider while assessing a location’s risk profile
  • How to manage risk proactively and leverage hidden opportunities
  • Discover what is the best way forward for the Latin American region in terms of risks, opportunities, market trends