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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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Special Report on Steria
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 5 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on Steria, its strategy, products and services and reviews its financial performance.
Posted: 14 Sep 2012 | Published: 14 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Identify the Hidden Costs in Your Records Management System
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This guide is designed to help you identify your biggest, untapped cost-saving opportunities and see how outsourcing your records management can dramatically cut business expenses while improving your service to internal and external customers.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

CW 500 Club – how organisations are sharing IT services to beat the downturn
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Businesses, charities and local authorities are looking to cut their overheads by sharing their IT infrastructure, CIOs at Computer Weekly’s 500 Club heard last week.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Evaluation of managed print service suppilers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In Quocirca’s evaluation of major providers of Managed Print Services (MPS) in Europe, Quocirca found that Xerox and HP  lead the pack, due to their  global scale and broad service capabilities. The analysis also showed that Ricoh and Lexmark  have gained considerable ground, demonstrating effective maturity and service delivery excellence.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+ Exclusive EquaTerra research: Taking the pulse of the European outsourcing market
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: EquaTerra is pleased to offer to Computer Weekly readers a custom, European focused edition of the results from its 2Q10 EquaTerra global business and information technology (IT) services Pulse survey.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

IT pay and recruitment report: Software houses and consultants
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by software houses and consultancies is up by 8.1%. The growth in demand for IT staff in this sector shows 27.3% more vacancies being advertised than a year ago.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Global sourcing trends 2011
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: At the beginning of each year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States regarding the current state of the world’s outsourcing market and emerging trends likely to shape that market over the next twelve months.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

SAP Managed Services Survey Findings
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: During Q2, 2010 The Birchman Group carried out a survey focused on SAP support and managed services.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Further IT Spending Cuts Likely in Europe's Public Sector
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The UK's June Budget provides a mandate for all government departments to submit their spending review plans before the summer break and reports that it has scheduled the government spending review for October.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Gartner: Top trends in network outsourcing 2011
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Most organisations had mandates in 2008 and 2009 to freeze or reduce spending on network services to match overall revenue performance, yet end-user requirements for mobility, video and cloud grew.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: PA Consulting: Customer-supplier relationships in the cloud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Organisations need to start getting to grips with imminent changes to the supplier landscape; that way, they will be ready to move if and when the time is right.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Are businesses taking chances when it comes to managing outsourcing risk?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Nearly 95 percent of organisations buy, provide or both buy and provide outsourced services and functions, in which they face inherent risks created by new and unforeseen challenges.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

How to choose between in-house and outsourced SAP managed services
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In summary, the reader isencouraged to consider the evidence from the survey resultsand to then draw their own conclusions.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

The Cloud's Impact on the Future of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore the impact that cloud computing has on traditional IT practices and discover the importance of adjusting your mindset to accommodate the new trend. Learn how to meet the demands of your line of business customers so you can prevent them from outsourcing to external service providers instead.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Choose a Managed Network Services Provider
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing your network is no easy task, hence the reason managed service providers (MSPs) exist. In this resource, explore the advantages of outsourcing to an MSP and best practices for finding the right MSP for your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

MegaPath Inc.

Evolving Security: 5 Reasons to Outsource Network Security Management in Today's Threat Environment
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Discover five reasons why outsourcing your network security management can help you combat malware, hackers, and the evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

OpenStack Powered Clouds: The Business Case
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are increasingly turning to IaaS to expand cloud services offerings without increasing overhead or infrastructure costs. Discover how Dell's OpenStack Powered Cloud Solutions help organizations quickly deliver high-performance, cost-efficent clouds.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Evaluating cloud-based file transfer services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If you are looking for smarter ways to approach file sharing in your commerce environment, you are probably thinking about outsourcing or moving to the cloud. This evaluation from IBM, supported by research from Vanson-Bourne, can help by showing you critical factors to consider.
Posted: 27 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM

Transformative Benefits of Cloud
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: IaaS adoption is skyrocketing. Discover 8 reasons why organizations are migrating to an IaaS environment, and the many benefits they stand to gain from cloud computing. Plus, learn about 4 considerations to keep in mind if your company is preparing to take the plunge.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

SunGard Availability Services

Cloud Security Insights for IT Strategic Planning
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the results from a survey of 200 IT professionals that can help you optimize your cloud’s security. Key findings suggest that security plays a foundational role in the decision to implement a private cloud, protecting platform and infrastructure resources are top concerns and security drives outsourcing decisions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

Intel

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, the use of colocation and services is increasing dramatically, yet there are many differences between colocation providers which IT pros should be aware of. Access this resource to discover 7 things you should look for when selecting a colocation provider
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

SAVVIS

5 things your Development Teams should be doing now
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: In this ever-changing world of software development, it's critical to keep up with technologies, methodologies and trends. In this paper, find five tested and proven software development practices your team should be utilizing to accelerate software delivery.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 08 Nov 2011

CollabNet

Letting go: the key to Migrating apps to the cloud
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To reap the full benefits of application outsourcing and cloud computing, organizations have to manage their application portfolio more effectively and designate which applications can be moved to the cloud. Access this exclusive resource to learn how moving your applications to the cloud can generate significant savings for your company.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Manage the transition to cloud and focus on the business
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The switch to cloud computing is not as simple as it seems and must be handled carefully in order to minimize disruptions to normal business processes. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to engineer a smooth transition to the cloud and integrate with traditional IT systems.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the benefits of off-shoring and the challenges that stand in the way of a successful outsourced project.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies
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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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