According to a McKinsey study, half of all outsourced projects failed to meet their expected goals – while an Information Week Survey showed that 40% of outsourced projects did not save money! Factors that contribute to these problems include issues with quality, time zone challenges, and added travel expenses, among others.
The ‘lights on’ challenge, where organizations purely focus on the day-to-day running of the organization, continues to leave little scope for innovation. Ever-increasing IT backlogs, together with support and resourcing issues, compete for attention with compliance projects and new innovation. A breakthrough is needed.
Greater IT efficiency cannot be achieved by a small fix here or there – a new way of thinking is required to help deliver value and address your operational challenges. Here are ten actions your organization can take on this journey of major change.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Whether you’re looking to move over an entire IT function like e-mail, or simply to provision more storage or processing, a successful outsourcing project requires a cohesive strategy with clearly defined business problems, goals, stakeholders and processes. This white paper outlines 12 critical success factors to consider when developing such a strategy.
Published By: Thinksoft
Published Date: Nov 13, 2007
This guide/primer serve as an introductory how-to guide on outsourced software testing for business heads as well as software project managers. It first places testing within the content of total product life cycle and then describes the sequential stages within testing program, and how these stages can run parallel with the other development stages.