Lift and Shift, or Transform?

Description: In this Peercast, Accenture will share trends and leading practices regarding when and how to pivot new services to a global business services model and the benefits and tradeoffs to user experience, timeline, cost, and risk of transitioning the current state versus a fully transformed end to end service.

Peercast Poll Results

Poll Title: Managing Your Shared Services Transition

Background: There are several approaches to transitioning to Shared Services, each with its own pro/cons. This poll looks the three most common approaches most companies follow in their journey to Shared Services.

Poll Question: What primary approach did your organization follow in setting up your existing Shared Services/Global Business Services?


Vote Now
  Transform-Lift-Shift: Processes are optimized, then migrated to Shared Services 0%
  Lift-Transform-Shift: Processes are optimized as they are migrated to Shared Services 13%
  Lift-Shift-Transform: Processes are migrated to Shared Services, then subsequently optimized 69%
  Combination of the above; no primary approach 19%
  None of the above 0%

Poll Question: What primary approach do you plan to follow in the future to grow your Shared Services/Global Business Services?


Vote Now
  Transform-Lift-Shift: Processes are optimized, then migrated to Shared Services 6%
  Lift-Transform-Shift: Processes are optimized as they are migrated to Shared Services 29%
  Lift-Shift-Transform: Processes are migrated to Shared Services, then subsequently optimized 53%
  Combination of the above; no primary approach 12%
  None of the above 0%