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...

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 […]

Industry Leader Q&A: Cyber Security

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

By- NelsonHall