The Rise of No-Location Jobs

Posted : 11-03-2014

Since the turn of the millennium, the value chain for IT back-office services has evolved dramatically, resulting in the use of talent from all across the globe. Initially, the impetus was to reduce costs through offshoring. Then came outsourcing, in which back-office operations were handled by specialized third-parties.... Read More »

Typhoon Haiyan Points to Outsourcing Risks

Posted : 11-25-2013

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

Outsourced Clouds Gaining Momentum

Posted : 11-11-2013

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... Read More »

Smart Partnering Strategies Pay Big Dividends

Posted : 06-19-2013

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

Posted : 06-06-2013

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. Read More »