Three ISG Advisors Named 2018 Superstars by HRO Today

Debora Card, Stacey Cadigan and Julie Fernandez recognized as top HRO experts

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Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today announced three of the firm’s experts in human resources technology and service transformation have been named 2018 Superstars by HRO Today magazine. ISG was the most recognized advisory firm in this year’s voting.

Debora Card, partner and leader of the firm’s HR Technology and Services practice, was honored for the fifth consecutive year, while Stacey Cadigan, director, was named for the third consecutive year and Julie Fernandez, partner, was included for the second consecutive year. The three are among 11 consultants, advisors, analysts, academics, investors and thought leaders cited by the magazine reward & recognition,.

“It is a great personal honor for Debbie, Stacey and Julie to be recognized as top advisors and thought leaders by HRO Today, and a great testament to our firm’s strong capabilities in the area of HR technology and service transformation,” said Chip Wagner, partner and president, ISG Business and Emerging Services. “We believe this industry recognition underscores our reputation as advisors of choice in this space hrtech news.”

ISG, through its HR Technology and Services 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 hrtech.

“This year’s HRO Today Superstars have a proven track record of innovating, challenging the status quo, and redefining the new normal for HR,” the editors of HRO Today said in announcing the awards.

Card has 30 years’ experience in business process design and HR operating models with a focus on enabling technologies. Cadigan is a key contributor in all aspects of HR advisory, with particular expertise in recruitment process outsourcing and talent management. Fernandez’s expertise ranges from HR technology, HR automation and RPA, shared services, HR providers and global payroll.

Awards are given in three categories: Providers; Practitioners; and Consultants, Advisors, Analysts, Academics, Investors and Thought Leaders. Superstars were nominated externally and by the HRO Today staff. To see the list of honorees in the third category, visit this webpage. A complete list of all winners is available here.

HRO Today and HRO Today Global, properties of SharedXpertise Media, offer magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events and social networks that reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision-makers.

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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