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...

Expert Interview with WGroup CEO Jeffrey Vail

Outsourcing Institute’s Daniel Goodstein interviews new WGroup CEO Jeffrey Vail, discussing the rapidly changing IT space, succeeding in a tech-driven marketplace, dealing with technologies trying to circumvent IT and how to optimize your technology for a positive ROI. The interview covers: Optimizing IT Shift from “What’s Broken” to “What’s Possible” thinking How can IT become […]

By- The Outsourcing Institute

IT Transformation: A Mixed Strategy Supporting IT-as-a-Service

IT transformation is broader than a vision or a strategy or a specific initiative. It is a fundamental shift from being a reactive IT culture to one that is intentionally driving business growth and becoming an IT-as-a-Service organization.

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Driving Digital Transformation from the CIO Suite

When done right, digital transformation can produce real, impactful results. We present here a client case study of a digital transformation project for Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

By- Avasant

Governance Transformation: How to evolve your vendor governance capabilities for...

Organizations managing a new generation of digital vendors must undergo governance transformation to enable strategic leadership, innovation, and digital business strategies.  

By- Avasant

Digital Business Transformation for Airports: Trends and Best Practices

Learn about technology solutions for Six Major Levers of Digital Transformation at Airports: Customer Experience Improvements Passenger Flow Improvements Airport Process Optimization Airport Economic Lifecycle Optimization Revenue Optimization Partnership Innovations  

By- Avasant

Renewable Integration Trends, Challenges and Digital Measures

An electricity consumer receives a message on his smart-phone application, informing him of a cloudy forecast for the next day. The application also advises him to fully charge up his home storage batteries from his solar roof-top system so that he can draw down the charge when cost of grid-electricity shoots up. While this may […]

By- Avasant

Crossroads of the Utilities Sector Business Model

These are very interesting times for the Utilities sector. The business model, which has served the industry and their customers so well in the last fifty years or more, now seems at risk in the long run, especially in developed economies. With unprecedented technology shifts, new regulations and evolving customer expectations, the utilities players need […]

By- Avasant

The Cloud Shift: The rapid adoption of cloud services for...

The increased uptake of cloud services is reflected in global IT spending trends that have been steadily shifting from traditional IT offerings to cloud, otherwise known as “cloud shift”. Rapid improvement in cloud platforms, security, network reliability and cloud-based applications has led to the adoption of cloud in ways that were hitherto unprecedented. The industry […]

By- Avasant

Digital and Cloud Solutions – Impact of OpEx Solutions on...

Global CapEx growth is projected to surmount global GDP growth over the next decade as capital intensive industries strive to meet the world’s demand for energy, resources, information, mobility, and connectivity. As such, CapEx optimization is on the top priority list of most corporate leaders worldwide. Owning to its practice of providing a rate of […]

By- Avasant

Transforming Revolutionary Technologies Into Successful Business Strategies

A majority of society feels threatened by impending concepts akin to ‘Digital Singularity’, when technology will have integrated itself into every aspect of our realities – how we live, work and play. In reality, the advent of artificial intelligence, automation and the like does not mean the end of humanity, but rather the beginning of […]

By- Avasant