Breakout 04 - Life After The Pandemic: How Global Services Sourcing Will Change Going Forward

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 12:20

The recent pandemic brought massive change to virtually every industry and business process. Some of these impacts will be short lived, while others will have long-term implications.  In this presentation, Thom will share the insights and predictions from leading companies, as well as a few of his own, that they feel will shape how companies procure large global services contracts in the years to come.  For buyers, this presentation will provide some added insight to help refine your approach, while for suppliers, it is a peek into what will be expected of you.

You will learn:

  • Was the pandemic an inconvenience or did it accelerate the inevitable?
  • BCP lessons learned, insights adapted
  • Workforce Planning: Work from home, In-Office, Hybrid, Outsource…weighing the option
  • Does your Due Diligence need Due Diligence?

Thom Mead

Director of Marketing

Thom Mead is the Director of Marketing for Datamark, Inc.  For nearly 30 years, Thom has been leading Marketing & Sales for some of the most well-known companies in the Outsourcing industry where he has been at the forefront of predicting and implementing many industry firsts. In attendance at SIG’s first meeting, Thom has attended more than 40 SIG events throughout his career.  Thom can be reached at

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