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Mitigating Risk in the Race to the Cloud | Article

Outsourcing Center, Beth Ellyn Rosenthal, Senior Writer

Ed Anderson, CompuCom’s new chief strategy officer, shares his insights on who should move to the cloud, when they should move, and why. He also discusses how racing a sailboat and World War II history taught him important leadership skills.

How to Manage and Mitigate Offshore Risks | Article

Outsourcing Center, Beth Ellyn Rosenthal, Senior Writer

What are the real risks in offshoring both ITO and BPO work? Professor Ravi Aron, John Hopkins University, says understanding those risks helps buyers set up procedures to make their offshore engagements more successful.

Study Reveals Drivers in Decisions to Add Scope and/or Extend Contract Term | Article

Outsourcing Center, Kathleen Goolsby, Senior Writer

Adding scope to an outsourcing contract, whether it occurs before contract end or at the scheduled time for renewal, is a tactic that makes the deal more mutually beneficial over time. Outsourcing Center studied 92 relationships to identify the drivers for adding scope. The study also identified a key factor in enabling the scope-expansion decision.

Impact of Service Provider Selection Criteria on Transition/Migration Challenges | Article

Outsourcing Center, Kathleen Goolsby, Senior Writer

Our study of the relationships nominated for Outsourcing Excellence Awards in 2008 reveals important findings regarding the impact of service provider selection criteria on the ease and challenges during the transition phase or IT implementation. The study clearly reveals some buyers’ strategies cause the opposite of the intended outcome.

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