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

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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...

Digital Labor – Impact on Outsourcing

The past two years have seen tremendous technological advancements in robotic process automation (RPA), intelligent automation, cognitive computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI). These disruptive technologies have moved from hype to reality, as the benefits of “digital labor” eclipse the benefits of physical labor. Nowhere more acutely is this felt than by the outsourcing community. Read […]

By- Raheem Hasan

IT Outsourcing is not about Cost Savings – Lessons from...

Successful IT outsourcing calls for a collaborative partnership between an organization and its IT provider in which everyone works towards defining and delivering higher levels of business value. When the primary focus shifts from cost savings to creating business value, the outsourcing relationship moves away from solely contract terms and service-level agreements towards a fully […]

By- Outsourcing Institute

Midmarket Outsourcing: A Triple Play Value Addition

Though Outsourcing has become a well-adopted strategy for growth, delivering phenomenal value to organizations of all sizes, it is still being perceived as a valuable business strategic option for large enterprises only. Small and midsize businesses contributing to nearly 65% of global GDP, representing more than 90% of all businesses and employing more than 90% […]

You Might Be Ready for a Remote Database Administrator

A remote database administrator (DBA) can provide access to experts in performance tuning, backup and recovery, replication, or a host of other database focus areas for a fraction of the cost of a full-time resource. This paper will give you a few reasons why you might be ready for a remote database administrator.

Effective Organizational Design for IT: Overcoming the 5 common Barriers

If you research organizational design for information technology (IT), you will find a plethora of articles and models touting the latest version of best practices, and detailing the difficulties of getting it right. Despite their best redesign efforts, the majority of organizations will report less than stellar results and very little improvement, if any, in […]

Industry Leader Q&A: Cyber Security

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

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 […]

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.

NEC Telecom Software Philippines Streamlines Internal Quality Initiatives with Parasoft...

NEC Telecom Software Philippines (NSP) is located in Manila and is a subsidiary of NEC Corporation of Japan. NSP develops technologies for broadband and mobile communications, as well as IT and network solutions that meet the highest level of customer satisfaction with their high-quality output.

RevAmerica 2015 – Frank Casale, Founder and CEO of Institute...

WALNUT CREEK, CA, April 01, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ahilia Inc., a global services, outsourcing and technology marketing consultancy, today announced that Frank Casale, the founder and CEO of the Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA), will lead an industry panel on one of the hottest subjects in the outsourcing marketplace – Robotic Process Automation. Ahilia […]