Sourcing Monthly October 2016 – November 2016

Conclusion: This month saw a focus on customer priorities and greater demand for niche or highly specialised IT services. In particular, there was a shift in IT investment centred on cost savings to ongoing strategic initiatives which facilitate innovation and expansion to maintain competitive advantage. These types of priorities can be advantageous for enterprises hoping to increase operational efficiencies or avoid irrelevancy in changing markets. However, without adequate preparation and thorough assessments of existing and potential environments, large-scale alterations to business operations can be hazardous, negating potential benefits. Risks associated with unforeseen skills deficits, complexities associated with consolidating or replacing environments and business process changes must be considered carefully. An increased uptake of business consultancy services to manage high-level alterations and avert or respond to difficulties indicates an awareness of the necessity to establish solid plans in conjunction with vendors that can be flexible and sensitive to customer needs.

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