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Conclusion: This month has seen a number of large and high value outsourcing agreements. The Manchester United/Epson contract renewal was especially interesting and indicative of increased flexibility when vendors and buyers establish outsourcing agreements. Epson will continue to provide IT infrastructure and obtain advertising rights from Manchester ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Hits: 459
Conclusion: Prominent this month are a wide range of new projects and service offerings in the IT outsourcing industry. This growth has highlighted the necessity for flexible environments and models that can adapt to changing requirements and company demands. Recent announcements by outsourcing vendors CSC and HP to divide their operations indicates ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Hits: 530
... conflict, align interests, and increase contract flexibility to adapt to changes in customer needs or vendor capacities. By establishing stronger and clearer foundations, customers and vendors are more likely to have a sustainable and successful outsourcing agreement. Deal Table: Date Supplier Summary 27/03/2015 Nokia ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Friday, 01 May 2015 | Hits: 568
Conclusion: This month has seen an increase in executive appointments in ICT companies, as well as 2015 industry forecasts. Most interesting is an expected rise in outsourcing contract renegotiation to $100B, driven in part by a preference for multi-sourced contracts, as it becomes easier to respond to vendor management and governance issues, as well ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Thursday, 29 January 2015 | Hits: 515
... structures. With large financial investments in outsourcing and the greater demand for business outcome-based contracts it is expected vendors will be altering current approaches to service provision. Deal Table Date Supplier Summary 25/11/2014 Equinix National Voice + Data has leased space in Equinix’ ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Friday, 02 January 2015 | Hits: 596
This month, the Lufthansa/IBM infrastructure outsourcing agreement, valued at $1.25B was particularly significant. These “big bang” outsourcing agreements have pared back the past few years because of difficulties associated with long-term contracts, such as vendor lock-in and expense, especially when project objectives are not met and client/vendor ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Wednesday, 03 December 2014 | Hits: 304
October has been a great month for ICT outsourcing contracts, with a wide range of agreement types, vendors and buyers representing different industries. Particularly interesting is the high number of smaller providers establishing a real presence in the market. Deal Table: Date Supplier Summary 29/09/2014 The ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Friday, 31 October 2014 | Hits: 288
This month’s outsourcing deals were especially interesting, showing that the range of services available to outsource and the ways customers are using them has broadened and borders for providers are being eliminated. Vendors are becoming more specialised, as the trend to target outsourced services at particular business functions or objectives, to ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Sunday, 22 June 2014 | Hits: 582
July has seen a noticeable rise in the number and range of outsourcing deals. An interesting development is the move to smaller service providers who are being engaged to provide targeted and specialised services. This flags a trend in the outsourcing industry which has been evolving for some time, as the desire to realise the benefits of new technologies ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Tuesday, 23 July 2013 | Hits: 723
The majority of IT outsourcing contracts this month include the provision of cloud-based services, and issues relating to cloud adoption. A large number of service providers and consultancies have announced the acquisition of specialist divisions, partnerships and collaborative agreements for the sharing of information and expertise for companies outsourcing ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Thursday, 22 August 2013 | Hits: 531

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