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...

How to Avoid Being Overrun by Shadow IT

When business users—and sometimes even IT personnel—“go rogue” and deploy unsanctioned equipment and applications, a lot of problems can occur. Here’s a guide to the causes, implications and solutions of shadow IT.

Next Generation IT Operating Models

There was a time when the business was at the mercy of the Information Technology (IT) department for all of its technology-enabled solutions. Now, however, businesses increasingly are discovering new, innovative technologies and becoming progressively aware of the potential of these technologies. Business-users are becoming more technology-savvy and are finding themselves capable of sourcing and […]

Virtualization and Outsourcing

Frank Casale, CEO, Outsourcing Institute along with Avasant and Atos Origin discuss virtualization and outsourcing.

Uncovering the True Cost of Your Mobile Telecommunications

Marty Ezzo, Practice Director, Enterprise Mobility, Pomeroy and Matthew Barlow, Avasant discuss innovative uses of cellular mobile in business, telecom cost explosion taking over IT budgets, what is an optimized state for mobility and working toward that optimized state.

Managing the New Breed of IT Ecosystems

Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, The IT Transformation discusses managing the new breed of IT ecosystems.

The Disconnect – Buyers Are From Mars

Frank Casale, CEO, Outsourcing Institute discusses with colleagues why there is a common disconnect between outsourcing buyers and providers.

By- Outsourcing Institute

Hadoop for Enterprises

Tony Mataya, Managing Partner, ThinkSolutions, Vadim Lasenik, CEO, Luxoft EMEA, Sergey Bakulin, Big Data Scientist, Luxoft discus Big Data, infrastructure challenges, enterprise adoption challenges and case studies.

Understanding Onshoring and its Benefits

Amrita Joshi, CEO, Ahila, Inc. and John Williams, Senior Vice President of Services, Collaborative Consulting discuss domestic sourcing, benefits and challenges, domestic sourcing as part of global delivery and a growing trend, value proposition, domestic sourcing models and key success factors.

Perfect Storm: HR in the Cloud

Maribeth Sivak, Principal Consultant, Business Advisory Services, ISG and Stanton Jones, Analyst, Emerging Technologies, ISG discuss cloud level set, HR SaaS: Market Trends, HR SaaS vs HR BPO, and considerations for prospective buyers. Market trends and key considerations

From Helpdesk To Global Service Desk

Tony Mataya, Managing Partner, ThinkSolutions, Scott Kessler, Director, ITO Solutions, Stefanini, Jerry McElhone, Director, Business Development, Stefanini and Allen Houpt, Advisor, Solution Marketing, CA Technologies discuss from helpdesk to global service desk.

By- Outsourcing Institute