Tips for successful outsourcing

Tips for successful outsourcing

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Outsource less

Companies in which internal processes have been run centrally and standardised will be able to outsource less and keep any cost savings for themselves.

Transform, operate and transfer

Employ suppliers to transform a function and run it for a short time.

Transfer risk

Outsourcing functions such as disaster recovery lets firms spread operational and financial risk.

Commodity outsourcing

Only outsource parts of IT that are not at the core of the organisation and are not tied up with strategy.

Outsourcing 'backlash' highlights need for IT leaders to sharpen management skills

Source: Deloitte Consulting



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