This presentation discusses: How can organizations reduce cost and risk in software deals? What are the hidden costs in SaaS agreements, and how can organizations avoid them?
This whitepaper makes the case for quality – the authors argue that cost per hour does not reflect the true "efficiency" of an outsourced project; quality processes do.
This whitepaper identifies key concerns and discusses best practices to address them to secure data and intellectual property in offshore outsourcing relationships
Bargains are good. Strategic sourcing is better – "when key purchasing decisions are handled creatively, bargains are just the beginning." This article explains the concept of strategic sourcing in simple, easy to understand terms – What’s So Strategic About Sourcing? where is the strategy in sourcing?
Procurement organizations are increasingly powerful with some controlling as much as 50% of the organization’s spending. Can they handle the challenges of the 21st century organization such as decreasing supply chain complexity, reducing product time to market and stimulating supplier innovation? What needs to change?
This presentation examines the key issues with outsourcing and recommends approaches to address them.
This extensive report discusses information technology sourcing and IT sourcing best practices.
This paper introduces a supplier evaluation framework and process that focuses on building sustainable supplier relationships based upon core values.
An overview of a portfolio based approach for outsourcing of IT applications.
Can IT outsourcing increase business flexibility? This paper takes a closer look at the benefits and risks associated with IT outsourcing.