IT Outsourcing

IT Outsourcing is the use of external service providers to deliver IT services, such as application development & maintenance, as well as infrastructure solutions for businesses not generally in the tech business, allowing the customer organization to focus on their main business or cut costs and maintain their position in the marketplace. This can also include software-as-a-service (SaaS), Cloud & Mobile solutions, as well as cyber-security and other related IT managed services.

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Jeff Romano

Managing Principal, WGroup
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Jeff Romano brings over 30 years experience in outsourcing facilitation, transition, governance design and operations experience in addition to IT procurement, program management and general operations management to WGroup. He has held posi...

The End of Outsourcing or a New Digitally-fueled Outsourcing? 3×1...

The End of Outsourcing or a “New Digitally-fueled Outsourcing? Outsourcing Institute President Daniel Goodstein Speaks to Founder Frank Casale About the Shift in How Work is Getting Done Daniel Goodstein: Isn’t Outsourcing dead? Recent reports are that Outsourcing contract values are down 50% and there are many analysts out there that insist that Outsourcing is […]

By- The Outsourcing Institute

Digital Convergence Recap with Co-Chairs Anupam Govil & Gregory North

Dan Goodstein, President at the Outsourcing Institute sat down with Co-Chairs Gregory North, Principal of Digital Transformation Practice of Outsourcing Institute, and Anupam Govil, Partner of Avasant to recap the Digital Convergence Conference. The Interview Explores: What differentiates the Digital Convergence Conference from others? Why is it important for the industry to get together to […]

By- The Outsourcing Institute

How the Smart Energy IoT Market is Hotting Up

NelsonHall estimates the Smart Energy IoT outsourcing market to be worth ~$260m in 2016, sitting third behind the Connected Car and Smart Manufacturing IoT markets. Smart Energy is of major importance, with government policy around the world strongly influencing its widespread adoption, and here I take a brief look at the background of the Smart Energy IoT market, […]

By- NelsonHall

Introduction to Robotic Process Automation

Raheem Hasan, CMO, IRPA, Frank Casale, Founder & CEO, IRPA, Thomas Young, Founder & Managing Partner, Rumjog and Pat Geary, CMO, Blue Prism discuss the first two chapters of the ebook Introduction to RPA, A Primer.  They cover Beyond Pressing a Button: The Automation of Automation and From Transactional to Analytical: The Upside of Robotic […]

By- IRPA

Solving the CIO’s Challenge For More Efficient and Resilient Business...

The CIO’s job is getting tougher every day. New obstacles to IT “normalcy” increase the complexity of management. The obstacles include BYOD and services-based IT delivery models, unexpected malware and security threats, and expanded compliance mandates. IT leaders are faced with greater management complexity and the looming impact that every second of downtime has on […]

By- IRPA

The Role That Automation Technology Plays Along the Shared Services...

Automation technology plays an increasingly large role as companies form new shared services operations and grow in maturity. As the organization develops and needs to serve a larger number of users, the benefits of implementing centralized automated services increases substantially. However, implementing automation is critical at every stage and companies that begin planning for the […]

By- Hyland

It’s here.

Just when I thought I’ve seen and done it all, I recently experienced a “first” that will forever change the way I perceive and process the world around me. I received a phone call at home on Saturday morning from what seemed to be a friendly person asking for me and introducing herself. My initial […]

By- Frank Casale

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 […]

By- Fabiano Rosa

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 […]

By- Fabiano Rosa

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 […]

By- Avasant