Four ISG Advisors Named 2017 Superstars by HRO Today

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ISGDebora Card, Stacey Cadigan, Franck Boubon and Julie Fernandez recognized as top HRO Experts

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 20, 2017 — Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today announced that four of the firm’s experts in the field of human resources outsourcing (HRO) have been named 2017 Superstars by HRO Today magazine, including two who were previous recipients of the honor.

Debora Card, partner and leader of the firm’s HR Technology and Delivery Strategies practice, was honored for the fourth consecutive year, while Stacey Cadigan, director, was named for the second consecutive year. They are joined by first-time winners Franck Boubon and Julie Fernandez among the 16 consultants, advisors, analysts, academics, investors and thought leaders chosen for their expertise and guidance in the magazine’s annual roundup of human resources (HR) industry leaders. By taking four of the 16 awards in the advisory category, ISG was the most recognized firm in this year’s voting.

HRO Today also named ISG 2017 “Thought Leader of the Year” in May of this year, after bestowing that honor on Stacey Cadigan in 2016.

“We are proud that four of our brightest minds in the HRO space – Debora Card, Stacey Cadigan, Franck Boubon and Julie Fernandez – have been recognized as leaders in their field by HRO Today,” said Chip Wagner, partner and president, ISG Business and Emerging Services. “This is terrific news for ISG as a firm, independent validation for our clients served by these outstanding professionals, and a great honor for Debbie, Stacey, Franck and Julie, professionally and personally. We congratulate them for being recognized as leading HR experts and trusted advisors.”

Card has 30 years of experience in business process design and HR operating models with a focus on enabling technologies, and is the author of the annual ISG Insights™ Trends in HR Technology and Service Delivery report. Boubon is director and head of Business Advisory Services for ISG in Europe, responsible for all HR advisory services in the region. Cadigan, in addition to supporting all aspects of HRO advisory, is a noted expert in the field of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and talent management. Fernandez, a partner in ISG’s HR practice, oversees HR transformation initiatives for ISG clients, including defining target operating models and leveraging technology and people to help clients realize their desired outcomes.

ISG, through its HR Technology and Delivery Strategies practice, is a leading independent advisor to clients looking to transform HR through new technologies and delivery models designed to drive the workforce of the future. The firm provides deep subject-matter expertise, market data and financial frameworks to help clients design and execute their HR technology and delivery strategy, build a winning business case, select the right partners, manage organizational change and design the optimal delivery organization.

The HRO Today 2017 HR Superstars Awards recognize the “best and brightest HR stars” for their “dedication, innovation, and transformative leadership,” the editors said in announcing this year’s honorees. Awards are given in three categories: Providers; Practitioners; and Consultants, Advisors, Analysts, Academics, Investors and Thought Leaders. To see the list of honorees in the third category, please visit this webpage. A complete list of all winners is available here.

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About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry’s most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit

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