LONDON, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON) is pleased to announce that leading global BPO provider Capgemini has confirmed its involvement with the upcoming Nordic Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit 2013, 8 th-9 th October, in Stockholm. Having worked closely together on delivering outstanding learning and networking opportunities for the past 5 years, SSON and Capgemini continue their collaboration at a critical time for the Nordic region. Benchmarking exercises across the region indicate that sourcing partnerships are set to become increasingly dynamic, innovative and future focused as the region pushes for growth in coming years. This sentiment is echoed by Derek Crates, Corporate Vice President at Capgemini, "Nordic-based companies are known for being innovative leaders, and the SSO Network provides with the Nordic Forum the perfect platform to discuss future trends for Business Process Outsourcing." SSON recognizes the gravitas that Capgemini adds to the event through its specialised regional knowledge and global expertise in sourcing partnerships and delivery. Derek added that Capgemini is also delighted to be participating this year, and looks forward to welcoming senior leaders from across the region to the event: "We find great value in exchanging viewpoints on how to consistently deliver new levels of productivity and accelerate business outcomes." The 8 th Annual Nordic Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit offers a unique cross-industry perspective into the full gamut of challenges and successes being faced across the Nordic SSO market. As part of this unique summit, Capgemini will lead the Gold Standard Forum, an invitation-only boardroom for Shared Services & Sourcing executives to share strategic insights on topics listed high on corporate agendas: Transforming on a Global Scale, Leadership, Change Management & Governance, The Next Big Thing, Big Data Analytics and Next Generation Sourcing Models . By uniting senior leaders from across the industry in a 2 day executive networking forum for in-depth discussions and cutting edge insights, this growing event is certain to deliver on the corporate and operational objectives of the Nordic SSO elite.