Predictions: Marketplace Turmoil and Change in How Outsourcing Relationships Work Over the Next Five Years | Article
Getting from A to Z (from the current state of outsourcing relationships to the future state of how relationships will need to work in order to bring about the outcomes that buyers demand) is not an easy path, and some providers will fall away during that journey. In addition, cloud computing changes the entire picture. […]
How does asset acquisition differ from outsourcing? Attorneys at Baker & McKenzie explain the legal nuances.
The market reality today of intense merger and acquisitions activity, can create a significant challenge in outsourcing contract negotiations.
Anticipating change and the likely need for future renegotiation can enable the parties to plan for it, and that preparation can provide a more cooperative environment for making changes.
Renegotiation has become a fact of life in long-term outsourcing contracts, and customers entering five to ten-year arrangements should be prepared for that.That’s the bottom line, according to Syd Hutchinson, senior consultant, COMPASS America, Inc. It’s unusual for a contract not to be renegotiated, he said. There’s no way you can see everything that far out, so you should go into these agreements prepared to renegotiate.