Past WorkshopsThe First Workshop took place between 13th and 15th of March 2007 at Val d’Isere, France. It addressed aspects relating to the management of knowledge and innovation of IT and business services in global sourcing. This Workshop was partially sponsored by Accenture. Best papers from this Workshop were published in the Special Issue of Journal of Information Technology published in March 2008 (vol. 23 issue 1) and in the book “Outsourcing Global Services: Knowledge, Innovation and Social Capital” published by Palgrave Macmillan, London. Val d’Isere, France focused on social, managerial and knowledge-related aspects of Global Sourcing. Best papers from this Workshop were published in the Special Issue of Information Technology and People. Keystone, Colorado discussed the impacts of global IS sourcing on engineering, technology and innovation management. We served as guest editors for a Special Issue in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management that deals with this topic. This Special Issue will be published in 2011. This Workshop was partially sponsored by Accenture.
The Fourth Workshop that took place between 22nd and 25th of March 2010 in Zermatt, Swirzerland focused on the topic “Doing Better Through Outsourcing and Offshoring”. Proceedings from this Workshop were published in the book “Global Sourcing of Information technology and Business Processes” by Springer.“New Studies in Global IT and Business Services” by Springer. "The Dynamics of Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices” by Springer. “Advances in global sourcing: Models, Governance and Relationships” by Springer. “Governing Sourcing Relationships: A Collection of Studies at the Country, Sector and Firm Level” by Springer. “Achieving Success and Innovation in Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices” by Springer.