With the end of the year fast approaching, how will your team spend the next few weeks? Are you scrambling to meet end-of-year deadlines or winding down the workload to get into the holiday spirit?
In last month’s poll, 62% of responders said they augment their in-house creative team with specialty skills from agencies. Whereas in the past, sending work to agencies was viewed as defeat for an in-house team, nowadays, leveraging agencies is seen as essential. What does your team do to ensure a successful in-house/agency partnership?
On November 14th, InSource will present a panel event discussing best practices for how in-house and outside agencies can best collaborate, featuring Ken Carbone, Thomas Wright, Randy Hunt, Hilary Greenbaum, Gail Bichler, Gael Towey, Andy Epstein, and Michael Lee.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of InSource, GDUSA published an article by Glenn Arnowitz about a meeting of InSource presidents to take a look back at the early years and connect the dots to the current state of affairs.
InSource members can save $50 on registration to HOW Digital Asset and Project Management Forum.
Don’t miss next week’s IHAF conference where leaders from some of the top in-house agencies in the country will share their challenges, stories and the steps they took to become vital contributors and valued partners to the businesses they support.
An extremely important and unique portion of the creative hiring process is the portfolio review. In many cases portfolios are viewed prior to meeting a candidate, but an interactive, face-to-face discussion about specific portfolio pieces is equally important.
More and more companies are building their own in-house teams. The cost savings and brand expertise an in-house team provides are undeniable. Yet, going in-house doesn’t mean replacing agencies altogether. A mix of the two can yield great creative results. What’s the mix of in-house to agency work at your firm?
In-house creative leaders came together for a candid discussion about The In House/ Outside Agency Relationship on July 10, 2013. Facilitated by Kevin Kearns, Director of Marketing for InSource as well as Creative Director at Duke University Development and Adjunct Professor at The University of North Carolina, this InSource Roundtable was hosted at ElectriCities of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Highlights from the San Francisco Roundtable held at HOWLive on June 23, 2013 In theory, sharing one’s passion for excellence in design can be the unifying force in seeking common ground when developing collaborative relationships between in-house creative teams and outside agencies. But, in practical terms, creating efficiencies out of chaos is often the first order [...]