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ALSO CALLED: Strategic Sourcing
DEFINITION:  Insourcing is a business practice in which work that would otherwise have been contracted out is performed in house. Insourcing often involves bringing in specialists to fill temporary needs or training existing personnel to perform tasks that would otherwise have been outsourced. An example is the use of in-house engineers to write technical manuals for equipment they have designed, rather than sending  … 
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IBM brings ROI to BYOD
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn about how managed mobility and BYOD services brought return on investment to two enterprise organisations over the course of three years. Read on now to find out more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

IBM

Building the business case for continuity and resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover what IT professionals are saying about IT risk management strategies and how you can add depth and breadth to your own business.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

IBM

Six steps to effective reputational and IT Risk Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights 6 tips to effectively manage reputational and IT risk in order to protect and enhance brand value and competitive standing.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Bechtle Remote Services Chooses Acronis® for High Availability
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study details a remote disaster recovery service that needed to improve its support to provide a better service to customers.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

Acronis

Outsourcing Mid-to-Back Office Processes: Where Should You Be Investing?
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how outsourcing non-core competencies allows security firms to focus on improving the overall client experience while managing processes to remain compliant.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText GXS

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Why MSPs Trust IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents IBM System z architecture as a strong choice for deployment by MSPs based on its high ratings in customer satisfaction, profitability, quality of operational delivery, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

IBM

Outsourcing Your Network – Lock, Stock, and Barrel or Bite-sized Chunks?
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the changing strategy for outsourcing ICT to a service planner. Organizations are now using a multi-or-selective sourcing model instead of an all-in-one approach.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Dimension Data

Five Reasons Why Hiring A Third-Party Specialist Makes Sense When Securely Disposing Your IT Assets
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to unveil the top 5 reasons why organizations should outsource IT asset disposal tasks. Learn how doing so can reduce costs and error, and ensure that economic, legal, and operations mandates are met.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Sandy Put Disaster Recovery to the Ultimate Test
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes you want your disaster recovery (DR) partner to be in the trenches with you, battling to keep your systems running. This whitepaper covers how a disaster recovery provider kept its partners running during Hurricane Sandy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Datto, Inc.

Supplier Management: Five Simple Things Your Organization Can Do to Improve Supplier Performance
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: If you purchase goods and services from third parties to support your business processes, developing a solid supplier management strategy is crucial to your success. Access this paper to learn 7 features that make up an effective policy, how to use the ITIL to help during your program's creation, and much more.
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 | Published: 29 Jan 2013

Global Knowledge

The MSP Report Advantage
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover why professional, standardized reports have emerged as a key success factor for many MSPs and IT services providers, helping prove relevance and demonstrate the value of service delivered to their clients. View now to learn how such reporting can help you gain the title of "Trusted Advisor."
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

N-able Technologies

Dell ProSupport: Time is Money
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details and IT management partner that will help you by catering its services to your organization's needs.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Application Testing Survey Results
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Software testing is a critical component of application delivery -- no matter what industry you're in -- in order to ensure applications meet your business needs. Unfortunately, software testing is often underfunded -- so how are successful organizations balancing budgets with testing strategies?
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

AdvizeX Technologies

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in Web Conferences
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil the top 7 biggest things to avoid when conducting web conferences so that you can efficiently and effectively lead meetings even when online.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Mitigating the Risks of Outsourcing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: When opting for an outsourcing program, CIOs should check the reliability, financial stability and reputation of service providers, advices Shailesh Joshi, head of corporate IT at Godrej Industries. Get further outsourcing insights in this resource.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Is Your Outsourcing Strategy Under Your Control?
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: Proactive planning and evaluation can prevent common problems with IT outsourcing providers, keeping your data safe and ensuring your outsourcing venture is cost-effective.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

Gamania Group tightens security to strengthen game development capability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, read up on a gaming software company that was looking to expand in the market, but first turned to automated security management tools to ensure compliance and customer trust before moving forward.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cloud & Outsourcing - Why Partnering Strategies Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how outsourcing motivations have changed and why you should adapt your sourcing strategies to keep up.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

IT as a Competitive Weapon: Gain Speed, Agility and Cost Efficiency with Your IT Infrastructure
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the many pressures on the IT infrastructures of financial services organizations today and learn why ridding your organization of the burden may be your key to achieving the agility, speed, and reliability you need from an IT infrastructure.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

SAVVIS

How to Overcome Security Skills Deficiencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research report explores how security leaders are confronting the challenges in recruiting and retaining technical security architects, specialists and staff, paying special attention to how managed security services providers (MSSPs) are critical to staying one step ahead of the security curve. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Realizing integrated interconnected service chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore how multi-sourcing and the cloud are changing the role of IT, and how you can realize an integrated, dynamic service chain that benefits the whole enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Cisco® ONE: The Value of Advanced Flow Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how utilizing the advanced flow control capability in Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) can help you overcome the complex monitoring challenges you are facing today.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Traffic Visualization and Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how Cisco ONE's traffic visualization and control capability can help service providers visualize traffic end-to-end across the network and respond to unpredictable network capacity demands quickly, easily, and efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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OUTSOURCING DEFINITION (continued): …  the work to an outside technical writing firm. In this example, the engineers might have to take technical writing courses at a local college, university, or trade school before being able to complete the task successfully. Other challenges of insourcing include the possible purchase of additional hardware and/or software that is scalable and energy-efficient enough to deliver an adequate return on investment (ROI).Insourcing can be viewed as outsourcing as seen from the opposite side. For example, a company based in Japan might open a plant in the United States for the purpose of employing American … 
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