When Sunoco decided to transform its IT infrastructure, it performed 90 percent of its IT services in-house. After an honest assessment of its deficiencies, the refiner decided to outsource 90 percent of its infrastructure to multiple suppliers. The key to that successful transformation was changing how Sunoco defined the work, according to Tim Murtha. From his new book.
Monthly Archives: September, 2005
The Land Registry wanted to add PCs to its 24 offices throughout the UK in just eight months. It formed a public/private partnership with HP to get the job done. Outsourcing, however, brought even more benefits to the government agency.
Outsourcing is sometimes a four-letter word in unionized industries. Yet for many utilities, strategic outsourcing can result in a clear competitive advantage that benefits management and labor alike.
The Community Health Plan of Washington had an enviable problem: its growth rate topped 300 percent a year. It needed a supplier who could handle that growth. Adaptis, with offices in the US and India, was just what the doctor ordered.
A new research study by Katzenbach Partners says the traditional American and European suppliers are no longer the safe bet for buyers looking to outsource their information technology. The study says the Indian suppliers, who have excess cash thanks to their rapid growth, may be a better choice.