IT Management Slideshow: IT Outsourcing: Do You or Don't You?
In the world of IT, trying to find the best solutions at the most affordable prices is paramount. Each day, your CEO is looking for ways to maximize profits, and IT often gets targeted as a place to cut costs or find unique ways to get more out of employees. Simply put, the enterprise is a numbers game and you're knee-deep in that game. When the call comes to reduce costs or find more efficient ways to handle IT needs at your company, many IT leaders consider the possibility of outsourcing. A study from the not-for-profit, IT Governance Institute, which polled 834 executives in 21 countries around the world, explores a wide array of factors influencing IT governance. Earlier this month, we parsed the results of the organization's Global Status Report on the Governance of Enterprise IT for insights into what your line-of-business colleagues really think about your IT operation. Here, we return to the same report to reveal findings on IT outsourcing.