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In a recent independent survey, 100% of respondents said HFS’ depth of industry knowledge represented ‘Best in Class’ research insight for clients.


100% of respondents also said we rated ‘Good to Excellent’ for product innovationproviding market-leading inspirational research.


Our research is based on over 5000 enterprise interviews conducted annually across the Global2000 and read by millions of business people worldwide. We help you have an impact.

HFS have a unique way of conducting research and go about things differently to everyone else. As a result you get more objective opinions.

We want to help support you with innovative, tailored and highly interactive insights as you navigate key decisions for your business.

Founded in 2010, and globally recognized as being innovative, disruptive and forward thinking, we’ve become market leaders through reputation alone. We are known for our proprietary research and analyses, strategic thinktanks, custom consulting or research engagements and unfettered points of view that have enabled numerous enterprise clients, service providers and other industry stakeholders to successfully navigate the complex IT and business services market.

HFS has introduced concepts and methodologies such as RPA, the As-a-Service Economy, Digital OneOffice, Triple-A Trifecta and the Hyperconnected Future State to the market and we have facilitated the dialogues that have changed the industry. Our blog ‘Horses for Sources’, is known for its provocative tone and consistently drives dialogue between the global technology and business communities.  It now has a subscriber base of more than 2 million engaged readers and we’d love for you to join them.

Highlight Reports

HFS Highlight: Atos turns CSR into sustainability services as the market demands a green recovery from COVID-19

In early 2020, we predicted that sustainability services would evolve from a fragmented and undefined market towards a thriving ecosystem.

Points of View

The five automation “have-to-haves”— you won’t achieve your digital nirvana without them.

HFS Research partnered with IBM to conduct an interview-led study of 20 large enterprises to assess the future of automation. Find your digital nirvana with the five automation “have-to-haves”.

Highlight Reports

HFS Highlight: KPMG Using Low Code/No-Code Services to Accelerate Digital Transformations

This Highlight report outlines KPMG’s approach, thoughts, capabilities, and vision for low code/no-code (LCNC) development services.

Points of View

Solve the Digital Dilemma in the Pandemic Economy – Three approaches to doing more with less

Enterprises must drive digital deployment in the pandemic economy. But time is short and investment capital is limited. There are three steps to resolve this dilemma….

Highlight Reports

HFS Highlight: Will the pandemic grind the Mphasis growth story to a halt? We don’t think so…

HFS recently attended Mphasis’ Virtual Analyst and Advisor Day to check how this dynamic mid-tier growth firm has been faring during this cruddy year.