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The Pros and Cons of Single and Multiple IT Providers: Competitive Tension versus Accountability | Article

The Pros and Cons of Single and Multiple IT Providers: Competitive Tension versus Accountability | Article

When considering sourcing alternatives for IT services, buyers must make a fundamental decision on structure. Do you want a single provider or multiple providers? Both have their pros and cons. Neither of the approaches is wrong. But each presents unique challenges, both in operations and in provider management. When IT outsourcing initially evolved, very few […]

Procurement Outsourcing Is Hot — Even for Hybrid Strategies | Article

Procurement Outsourcing Is Hot — Even for Hybrid Strategies | Article

Procurement outsourcing is the least understood but fastest-growing outsourcing story. The market is heating up and there is a lot to learn. What should you outsource? What should you retain — and why? If you decide to outsource, what should you do internally before outsourcing? How can you implement a hybrid strategy in your procurement […]