Contract negotiations and legal issues

  • June 02, 2005 02 Jun'05

    Offshoring has long way to go

    A new report from Forrester shows that offshore outsourcing is in the hands of the few and the conflicted.

  • April 26, 2005 26 Apr'05

    Five ways to make your offshore outsourcing relationship work

    Going offshore for applications development work and business process services is no longer a question of whether, but rather a question of how and when.

  • April 18, 2005 18 Apr'05

    Costco shops for right outsourcing contract

    The senior-ranking IT executive at Costco Wholesale Corp. got a real deal on outsourcing and empowered his IT staff members by allowing them to buy into it -- or not.

  • April 03, 2005 03 Apr'05

    Outsourcing deals needs strong Rx, Gartner cautions

    The Gartner Outsourcing Summit 2005 is full of sickly statistics -- and warnings against signing contracts without getting second opinions.

  • September 06, 2004 06 Sep'04

    A Russian offshore services primer

    The Russian IT services markets are among many growing alternatives to the dominant Indian offshore services market.

  • August 31, 2004 31 Aug'04

    13 steps to successfully managing your offshore outsourcing supplier

    More than half of offshore deals wash up on the shores of failure. David Foote offers up a baker's dozen tips for ensuring success over there.

  • August 23, 2004 23 Aug'04

    Offshoring? Get those legal ducks in a row

    Outsourcing is a complex, often misunderstood business strategy that can effectively help companies maximize profitability by improving operating efficiency and allowing management to focus on core business activities. The related practice of ...

  • August 13, 2004 13 Aug'04

    Is grid computing for SMBs?

    As the hype about on-demand utility computing escalates, more small and medium-sized businesses are trying to determine if they can benefit from grid computing and if the investment is worthwhile.

  • June 08, 2004 08 Jun'04

    Mitigating risk in outsourcing

    Putting time into a solid outsource contract can significantly minimize your risk and liability.

  • May 27, 2004 27 May'04

    Grid 'early adopters' to reap major benefits

    Grid computing will take a giant leap in acceptance within the next few years as better technology ups productivity and reduces costs.

  • May 19, 2004 19 May'04

    Gartner's 10 steps to mastering outsourcing

    Being the master of your outsourcing domain takes a lot of work, according to one Gartner analyst. She outlined 10 important steps to keep your outsourcing deals from coming unsealed.

  • March 08, 2004 08 Mar'04

    Meta: Outsourcing laws still a long way off

    Offshore outsourcing is a moving target for both state and federal lawmakers. So far, none of the bills have become laws, and right now CIOs shouldn't dwell on the legal rhetoric. There are plenty of other offshore risks to worry about.

  • February 26, 2004 26 Feb'04

    Gartner: Outsourcing deals will go on a diet

    How will outsourcing deals grow and shrink at the same time? Gartner predicts that more companies will outsource in 2004 but that the deals will be leaner and meaner.

  • December 14, 2003 14 Dec'03

    Reading between the HIPAA guidelines

    Through extensive documentation and multiple deadlines, HIPAA legislation spells out exactly 'what' needs to be accomplished to achieve compliance; but they fail to spell out 'how'. Find out more about the 'hows' of staying HIPAA compliant when ...

  • December 04, 2003 04 Dec'03

    Steps to Success: Know what you're getting into with offshore outsourcing

    Thinking about hopping aboard the offshore bandwagon? You'd better know what you're doing before you sign the dotted line. Five steps could help keep your offshore venture from turning into an ordeal.