IT Vendor Selection and Management
- October 11, 2004
James Hall, managing partner of technology and systems integration at Accenture, discusses IT outsourcing strategies. The missing key? Attention to metrics.
- August 31, 2004
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.
- July 01, 2004
Outsourcing may be all the rage these days, but one firm went the insourcing route with great success.
- June 21, 2004
How open are you about your outsourcing plans? If it's your "dirty little secret," you could be doing your department more harm than good.
- May 18, 2004
Gartner says outsourcing has hit the mainstream for companies of all sizes, but evidently the controversial aspects are still alive and well. Some companies are eager to learn more but aren't all that enthused about discussing their plans.
- May 12, 2004
An analyst with Aberdeen Group says what happened to Everdream in Costa Rica could have happened anywhere -- even in the U.S.
- May 03, 2004
The hard sell is getting the cold shoulder from CIOs. Unless they like the feeling of a door hitting their backside, software salespeople need to appeal to a CIO's business needs.
- April 17, 2004
The numbers weren't all that bad, but some industry observers expected to see a larger increase in new business.
- February 16, 2004
Application service providers (ASPs) as they were known in 2000/01 no longer exist. This Meta report discusses "application as a service" and how it continues to evolve.
- February 16, 2004
According to Meta Group research, offshore outsourcing is growing 20%-25% per annum, with little evidence of slowing. While most enterprises experience initial resistance, most technical issues are readily resolved and geopolitical risk is deemed ...
- December 04, 2003
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.
- November 18, 2003
Today may belong to India, but tomorrow is all China. That's what one CEO says about the direction of offshore outsourcing.
- November 11, 2003
If you want to get some extra "oomph" from offshore software development, "extrasourcing" could be the ticket.
- November 10, 2003
You've heard of outsourcing. You've heard on insourcing. But have you heard of extrasourcing? It could bring your firm 10 benefits.
- October 08, 2003
Cost savings may be tempting bait, but don't let it alone lure you offshore. When it comes to app development, Gartner says there may be more satisfying rewards here at home.