Typhoon Haiyan Points to Outsourcing Risks

Businesses that rely on outsourcing and offshoring must develop an overarching business continuity strategy.

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Outsourced Clouds Gaining Momentum

In its fifth survey on outsourcing trends, Savvis, a CenturyLink company in the cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions space, projects a reversal in IT infrastructure. Today, 65 percent of IT infrastructure resides in in-house environments, but 70 percent of organizations will outsource their infrastructure by 2018. ("Infrastructure" refers to co-location, managed hosting, outsourced... Read More »

Smart Partnering Strategies Pay Big Dividends

To understand why and how IT organizations are sourcing, and recent shifts in their strategies and motivations, IBM’s Center for Applied Insights conducted a study, Read More »

Navigating the Challenges of Insourcing

Businesses are exploring if they should bring some IT functions back in-house, but a successful repatriation involves a host of technical, legal and HR issues.

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Ten Considerations for CIOs Seeking to Insource

Many organizations are now looking to transition outsourced assets and functions to an in-house model. CIOs, of course, are frequently in the loop here because many of these initiatives involve IT. So why are companies making this move? For starters, outsourcing transactions typically take 23 to 46 weeks to complete, according to research from Deloitte. Too often, the hired vendor... Read More »

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