Four Essential Steps Toward Outsourcing IT Functions

November, 2016


The maturation of IT outsourcing and the improving economy continue to provide opportunities for organizations of all sizes to leverage outside service providers. The amount of work being outsourced continues to grow, but up-front planning is needed to ensure that the outsourcing experience is positive. In this report, we outline the essential steps needed to establish requirements, select a service provider, and negotiate a deal. (12 pp., 2 fig.)
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