IT outsourcing is no longer a commodity. Here’s a run-down of recent trends demonstrating IT outsourcing is becoming integral to top-line growth. Read about new business models, new functions being outsourced, and other changes that will impact ITO deals next year.
American Ref-fuel turns garbage into electricity. It outsources everything else. Here’s how the company’s various IT suppliers work with each other to service the energy company. The result: the company that turns waste into energy doesn’t waste energy.
Sephora had aging infrastructure. Outsourcing gave it an IT makeover, with newer, better technology at the same cost.
The city of Minneapolis knew that outsourcing its IT functions and assets to Unisys would enable them to focus on value-added services for internal users and external customers, but there were huge obstacles in front of an outsourcing initiative. So they first researched both successful and failed outsourcing deals to determine what they needed to do upfront to ensure their success.
What’s the difference between a shared services model and an outsourcing model? A publishing company found out . . . the hard way. Fortunately they’ve had a dynamic turnaround and know the benefits of outsourcing.