Category: IT Outsourcing

  • How aligning with the organization’s strategy ensures outsourcing success

    Although well thought upfront, the alignment of an organization’s strategy with their decision to outsource tends sometimes to be focused on short-term attainment of the organization’s bottom line and cost reduction targets. There are seven fundamental steps an organization may wish to follow to ensure the alignment with its strategy materializes it. Last month I […]

  • Cybersecurity Governance: Five Reasons Your Strategy May be Flawed – and How to Fix It

    Cybersecurity Governance: Five Reasons Your Strategy May be Flawed – and How to Fix It

    As threats to cyber security become increasingly ominous, sophisticated and unpredictable, CIOs must address risks ranging from denial of service attacks to natural disasters to disgruntled employees. Global organizations must also manage complex networks of service providers and scores of third-party suppliers, many of whom have access to customers, sensitive data and critical technology. In […]

  • Smart City IoT Outsourcing Market to Top $2bn by 2020

    Smart City IoT Outsourcing Market to Top $2bn by 2020

    Smart Cities is one of the fastest growing segments within the burgeoning internet of things (IoT) outsourcing market. Currently worth just ~$140m, NelsonHall forecasts the global market for Smart Cities IoT outsourcing to grow by 75% CAGR over the next five years, taking it to ~$2.15bn by 2020.

  • Achieving Holistic Governance in Multisourced Environments

    Achieving Holistic Governance in Multisourced Environments

    This timely webinar will help you successfully navigate the changing landscape of today’s IT environment and improving multi-vendor governance. Today’s IT environment is more complex than ever before. Organizations are faced with a daunting array of devices, services and vendors. Choosing among and integrating these new options for the best possible business outcome creates a […]

  • Harnessing the Opportunities of Digital Transformation

    Harnessing the Opportunities of Digital Transformation

    Businesses have traditionally embraced new technology in order to create efficiencies and lower costs. However, the stakes and rewards are significantly higher in the digital era. Companies have an unprecedented opportunity to increase revenue by engaging digitally savvy consumers at every touchpoint across the customer experience lifecycle. At this point, going digital is no longer […]

  • Millennial outsourcing is here, are you ready for it?

    Organizations, service providers and advisors share thoughts on millennial outsourcing and the other latest trends within the outsourcing industry. Last month I participated in numerous events in North America with clients, service providers and advisors – primarily discussing the many changes we are facing within the outsourcing industry. We are indeed going through some fundamental changes […]

  • IT Outsourcing is not about Cost Savings

    IT Outsourcing is not about Cost Savings

    The driving forces of change are the speedier, more ecient and more agile delivery of services that transform the business. This is having a huge impact on the way IT professionals and business leaders see the role of outsourcing in helping their organizations transform to become digital businesses.  

  • IT Outsourcing is not about Cost Savings – Lessons from IT Leaders

    IT Outsourcing is not about Cost Savings – Lessons from IT Leaders

    Successful IT outsourcing calls for a collaborative partnership between an organization and its IT provider in which everyone works towards defining and delivering higher levels of business value. When the primary focus shifts from cost savings to creating business value, the outsourcing relationship moves away from solely contract terms and service-level agreements towards a fully […]

  • Executive Interview: Former Citi CIO Discusses Cyber-Security on Wall Street

    Executive Interview: Former Citi CIO Discusses Cyber-Security on Wall Street

    The Outsourcing Institute’s Daniel Goodstein recently sat down with Bob Wilkinson, Former CIO at Citi, and the Program Co-chair of the Upcoming Wall Street Tech Conference this Spring. Hear the challenges facing BFSI execs regarding risk, Cyber-security, & How Digital and Cloud Technologies are Affecting Wall Street. In this interview they will explore: • Top […]

  • Clearing the Cloud of Uncertainty – What you need to know when considering an IT Sourcing Engagement

    Clearing the Cloud of Uncertainty – What you need to know when considering an IT Sourcing Engagement

    While infrastructure sourcing has a reputation for being used primarily within large businesses, more and more midsize companies are evaluating and implementing sourcing strategies as a means to meet objectives, gain competitive advantages and create sustainability and growth. A successful sourcing strategy delivers solutions, services and integration capabilities to support ongoing innovation and optimization.