Join Us: Our Next Round of Our TON Network Set to Kick Off at CBS on August 27

March 19, 2013

TON, The Outsourcing Network, is a peer learning network focused on navigating the choppy waters of “make or buy”. During the current round of our program, we have explored many interesting topics including the following:

Outsourcing Strategy and Context
Developing and Orchestrating Value Add Partnerships
Deciding What and Why to Outsource and/or Offshore
The Boundaries of Outsourcing
Building, Managing and Inspiring Outsourcing Project Teams
Defining and Communicating Outsourcing Business Requirements
Process Improvements and Maturity

We have had a robust complement of cases including:

Carlsberg–Systematic Measurements and KPIs
Danfoss Power Electronics–The Outsourcing Journey
Danfoss Automated Controls–“Core & Clear”: Flexibility and Agility via Outsourcing
LEO R&D–Building the Outsourcing Business Case
Takeda–The Multisourcing and the Business Model Learning Curve
IO Interactive–The Learning Curve of Partnering Models
GN–Moving from Ad-Hoc to Strategic ODM Outsourcing
Coloplast–2 Cases, 2 Decisions: Outsourcing and Insourcing
Danske Bank–Service Management Measurements
Maconomy/Deltek–Exiting Outsourcing
Mærsk Tankers–The Offshoring and Outsourcing Journey

And we have discussed relevant tools and methodologies to support better outsourcing and offshoring outcomes including:

Proactive Remedies
Stakeholder Alignment Processes
Change Management
Strategy Formulation
Building Outsourcing Business Cases
Measuring and Evaluating

If this sounds interesting for you and your organization, please join us for our next round of the program which kicks off at Copenhagen Business School on August 27. We meet six times a year for a full day each time. We have both individual and organizational memberships. For more information, please contact Katie Gove at or +45 5180 0763