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...

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.

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.

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

Industry Leader Roundtable: The Barriers & Breakthroughs of Defining Digital...

In Part I of this two-part interview, Frank Casale, Founder and CEO of the Outsourcing Institute, sits down with Peter Iannone of Alsbridge and Gene Chao of CSC to discuss the Barriers and Breakthroughs of Defining Digital in the World of Banking

Industry Leader Roundtable: Advice on the High Regulatory World of...

In part II of this two-part interview, Frank Casale, Founder and CEO of the Outsourcing Institute sits down with Peter Iannone of Alsbridge and Gene Chao of CSC to offer insight and advice for Service Providers in the high regulatory world of Financial Services.

Industry Leader Q&A: Cyber Security

OI’s Frank Casale Talks Cyber Security with Xerox’s Mark Leary

How to Select the Right Sourcing Advisor

All Advisors are Different – Selection Starts with the Right RFP. In today’s dynamic technology environment, sourcing is increasingly utilized as a key component of global IT service delivery. As sourcing is a highly specialized and complex process, many IT and business executives consider hiring a specialized sourcing advisory to support the development of a […]

By- WGroup

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.

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

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