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11 outsourcing myths debunked

Outsourcing has evolved — and so too have the misconceptions around what makes a successful sourcing partnership in the digital era.

Written by Stephanie Overby29 March 18 21:00

10 early warning signs of IT outsourcing disaster

The causes of IT outsourcing failure are numerous, but there are some common indicators of trouble that IT leaders can monitor and address before an outsourcing relationship goes off the rails.

Written by Stephanie Overby14 March 18 21:00

9 IT outsourcing mistakes to avoid

A number of common — and costly — pitfalls persist, when it comes to engaging an IT service provider. Here’s how to ensure your IT outsourcing engagements achieve their intended results.

Written by Stephanie Overby07 March 18 22:00

What is outsourcing? Definitions, best practices, challenges and advice

Outsourcing can bring big benefits to your business, but there are significant risks and challenges when negotiating and managing outsourcing relationships. Here, we break down everything you need to know to ensure your IT outsourcing initiatives succeed.

Written by Stephanie Overby07 Nov. 17 10:31

Anatomy of an IT strategic plan in the era of digital disruption

To effectively support today’s IT-informed business strategies, CIOs must embrace new approaches to IT strategic planning that are more business-driven, flexible, and frequently revisited than in years past.

Written by Stephanie Overby28 Oct. 17 03:40

7 hot IT outsourcing trends — and 7 going cold

The days of low-cost commodity services are waning, as IT organizations seek stronger strategic partnerships with IT outsourcing providers in the era of digital transformation.

Written by Stephanie Overby19 July 17 20:00

Hurting for IT help? Hire a trained GI vet

One IT professional services firm is meeting increasing demand for U.S.-based skills by training military veterans in key IT domains, from business analysis to devops.

Written by Stephanie Overby29 May 17 20:00

IT leaders say current H-1B program works

Corporate technology leaders worry that proposed H-1B visa changes will increase costs and scarcity for highly skill IT talent, according to Harvey Nash survey.

Written by Stephanie Overby28 April 17 23:20

Trump’s H-1B reform resolves few questions

It’s unclear if the U.S. president’s latest order will, in fact, help American IT workers or lead to increased offshoring and automation.

Written by Stephanie Overby20 April 17 22:58

Acquisition signals increasing role of AI in outsourcing

Genpact’s plan to purchase Rage Networks represents an evolution in IT automation and business process services – moving from improving back-office functions to enabling true digital transformation.

Written by Stephanie Overby28 March 17 01:02
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