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Outsourcing 101 - A Primer
Outsourcing is a very diverse topic, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. Companies are telling TEC that they need a clearer picture of outsourcing, its potential benefits, and common pitfalls. They want examples of different types of outsourcing and advice on whether outsourcing is right for them. This primer addresses these questions.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: A Short History Believe it or not, outsourcing began to emerge a few thousand years ago; it started with the production and selling of food, tools and other household supplies. If you go back far enough in the history of humanity, each person or family provided everything for themselves. They gathered their own berries and nuts, hunted their own food, grew their own crops, skinned hides for clothing and so on. Then villages began to spring up, and people began to specialize. As such, they began to barter
1/16/2004

Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes
Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning processes should first address some key aspects of these tools.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: differentiator, then consider outsourcing it to a contract manufacturer. If supply chain performance and optimization is an important competitive aspect in the marketplace, then outsourcing the development and maintenance of the business rules and solution model may not make sense. Make sure the resources that are responsible for maintaining the business rules and solution model thoroughly understand the supply chain, transactional systems, organization issues, and business strategy, as the integration of
4/11/2006

Outsourcing SecurityPart 2: Measuring the Cost
Evaluating the cost of outsourcing can be challenging because most organizations cannot fully estimate the financial impact of such a decision.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: 12 months by outsourcing IT functions. This is true for most organizations considering outsourcing security services. When a company considers outsourcing managed security services, it must estimate several variables over the duration of the managed security services contract: All relevant capital and operating costs Costs of supervising the managed security services provider The cost of money and interest costs Residual value of equipment and facilities Cost of transition, including personnel Cost of c
4/9/2002

Outsourcing in Latin America
Global economic instability has modified the configuration in the worldwide outsourcing market. Find out what impact the crisis has had for Latin America players, according to new data, as well as the steps they should take to survive and—perhaps—prosper.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: on the Panama Canal), it is encouraging local and global outsourcing companies to invest in outsourcing services, and is trying to consolidate a larger technically skilled workforce. Advantages There are some factors that have enabled some countries such as Brazil, Chile, and Mexico to maintain a competitive and stable global position regardless of the global economic crisis. Some of these factors have to do with natural features from the region: Nearshore advantage —The US is still one of the biggest�
8/17/2009

It Isn t the Fall, It s the Sudden Stop
Skillful management of transitions is essential for IT professionals. It is not simple and it not recognized when it is done right, but when done wrong, the noise of the sudden stop rings in everyone's ears for a long time.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: It Isn t the Fall, It s the Sudden Stop It Isn t the Fall, It s the Sudden Stop J. Dowling - January 10, 2002 Read Comments James F. Dowling - January 10, 2002 Introduction A multinational manufacturing company spent more than a year identifying a strategic acquisition of four divisions from a competitor. They performed a detailed examination of finances, products, customers and core design and manufacturing resources. After an additional three months of work obtaining clearance from shareholders and the
1/10/2002

When Is It Time to Re-implement?
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IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: When Is It Time to Re-implement? When Is It Time to Re-implement? Bill Cone - November 27, 2004 Read Comments When Is It Time to Re-implement? Featured Author - Bill Cone - November 27, 2004 Introduction One universal truth still remains with all ERP systems deployed in companies today. Change in your business model is inevitable and if you do not readjust your ERP systems to support the change, your system can ( and probably will ), cripple your organization. Change is good news for most
11/27/2004

Maximize Value from Your IT Investment
In the informative white paper using technology to maximize business value, you'll learn how to get maximum value from your IT systems.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: Maximize Value from Your IT Investment Maximize Value from Your IT Investment You ve made a sizable investment in IT. Now how do you get the maximum value from your investment? In the informative white paper Using Technology to Maximize Business Value , you ll learn how to get maximum value from your IT systems. Find out how you can drive more value from your IT infrastructure by building on your current platform benchmarking and measuring company performance integrating dashboarding into management
5/23/2009

White Papers—Not so Black and White » The TEC Blog
At the same time, it gives vendors the opportunity to enlighten you about the one possible solution that can “fix it.” However informative it may be, ultimately a white paper is a cleverly written sales pitch—a pitch containing certain buzzwords that gloss over the practical realities of their solution. Here are ten of the most ambiguous buzzwords I’ve seen used in white papers—and they may make you think twice about whether or not a software vendor is truly focusing on your best interests. The

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: IT White Papers, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
30-11-2007

Eliminate Costly IT Asset Sprawl
In the white paper five steps to successful it asset consolidation, you'll learn how to create and execute a five-step plan to successfully consoli...

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: Eliminate Costly IT Asset Sprawl Eliminate Costly IT Asset Sprawl Does your company suffer from IT asset sprawl? Chances are, you re using more servers, software licenses, data center space, or IT staff than you really need. And it s costing you money—hard, bottom-line cash. The good news is you could be saving on license fees, power consumption, even salaries—with no loss in service levels or computing capacity. In the white paper Five Steps to Successful IT Asset Consolidation , you ll learn how to
10/16/2009

Customer Relationship Management for IT Professionals
What makes a strong supplier/customer relationship? The bottom line is trust. However, trust needs to be earned through a series of conversations and commitments that have been met.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: Customer Relationship Management for IT Professionals Customer Relationship Management for IT Professionals J. Dowling - January 17, 2001 Read Comments J. Dowling - January 17, 2001 Introduction A satisfying relationship between IT and line of business is maintained through ongoing dialogue that is meaningful to both parties. The discipline of Conversations for Alignment, a title for a simple technique for making and managing commitments, enables such a dialogue. My consulting group and I have done a
1/17/2001

Outsourcing SecurityPart 3: Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider
As the final article in a three-part series on outsourcing security, the following article provides guidelines for selecting a dependable managed security services provider.

IT OUTSOURCING PAPERS: choosing any other key IT vendor, except that organizations can t afford downtime if the vendor fails. Properly identifying and evaluating the risks and benefits of outsourcing security can seem like a daunting task. Considerable study and extreme care must be given to weighing factors of managed security services providers, such as: Staying power of the company Expertise of security professionals Range and flexibility of the services Cost benefits Security philosophy, culture, and people Commitment to
4/11/2002


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