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  • Are Rival Partnerships the Future of IT Outsourcing?

    HCL and CSC, companies that have often competed for customers, have teamed to focus on legacy application modernization and cloud hosting. Could partnerships formed by rivals prove more valuable than mega-acquisitions as IT outsourcing providers respond to changing market dynamics?

    Written by Stephanie Overby23 Jan. 14 21:02
  • 10 IT outsourcing trends to watch in 2014

    IT outsourcing experts talk about what to expect in the year ahead. And if they're right, this could be the year customers - and a few robots - take greater control of the IT outsourcing space.

    Written by Stephanie Overby20 Jan. 14 13:47
  • Lukewarm global IT outsourcing market heats up in third quarter

    After a relatively quiet first half of the year, outsourcing deal activity picked up considerably in the third quarter of 2013, according to the quarterly index compiled by outsourcing consultancy Information Services Group (ISG).

    Written by Stephanie Overby28 Oct. 13 13:17
  • 6 IT Outsourcing Lessons Learned From Healthcare.gov's Troubled Launch

    The federal government's recent launch of Healthcare.gov is a stunning example of outsourced IT gone wrong. The multi-contractor project has been riddled with issues and should serve as a reminder to any IT outsourcing customer regarding steps to take to ensure a smooth rollout.

    Written by Stephanie Overby15 Oct. 13 16:15
  • Federal Government Shutdown Unlikely to Impact H-1B Users

    If the government shutdown continues on for more than a couple of months it could be trouble for IT outsourcers. But currently, the shutdown of iCert is not yet a problem for IT service providers. Here's why.

    Written by Stephanie Overby11 Oct. 13 15:29
  • Workforce-as-a-Service Scales to Meet IT Staffing Needs on Demand

    What if you could scale your IT personnel requirements as you would computing resources? Using a workforce-as-a-service model lets you add a skilled, vetted and insured workforce when you need it and release it when you don't.

    Written by Sharon Florentine30 Sept. 13 13:18
  • 10 steps to ensure your IT outsourcing deal fails

    Even though the state of IT outsourcing has matured, mistakes in flawed deals are often repeated, and the most disappointing deals share common characteristics. Here are 10 steps that are guaranteed to lead to an outsourcing catastrophe.

    Written by Stephanie Overby30 Sept. 13 09:39