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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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The reality behind the hype: Government cloud computing
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ANALYST BRIEF: This article from Gartner offers advice to public sector organisations thinking of deploying cloud computing and assess the progress made by governments in their use of the cloud.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

2011–2012 IT Budget Benchmarks
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IT BRIEFING: The Corporate Executive Board IT Budget Benchmarking Survey assess IT spending,  staffing, and outsourcing levels at more than 175 organizations globally, representing roughly US$38 billion in IT spend. Download for the latest IT budget trends.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

IT Handbook: Offsite Messaging Decisions for the Exchange Admin
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EBOOK: Hosting Exchange Server off-site may appeal to businesses getting comfortable with the idea of cloud computing and its various advantages, but is it really a good idea?
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

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CW 500 Club – how organisations are sharing IT services to beat the downturn
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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

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Evaluation of managed print service suppilers
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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
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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

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IT pay and recruitment report: Software houses and consultants
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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
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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
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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

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Further IT Spending Cuts Likely in Europe's Public Sector
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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

CW+: PA Consulting: Customer-supplier relationships in the cloud
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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

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Gartner: Top trends in network outsourcing 2011
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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

Are businesses taking chances when it comes to managing outsourcing risk?
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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
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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

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CW+: Special report on Accenture
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WHITE PAPER: When Bill Green spelled out his vision for Accenture in a rare interview shortly after taking over as chief executive six years ago, he said the company would “dream up and build services so powerful and so exceptional that they will be required to compete in any industry, from financial services to manufacturing”.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: 500 Club case study: The Royal Mail approach to supplier relationship management
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WHITE PAPER: Your IT department and your suppliers are at loggerheads. There is a culture of one-upmanship and awkwardness on both sides. It’s not quite war, but its getting there. What do you do?
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

E-Book: Technical Guide on PCI
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EBOOK: TechTarget’s Security Media Group presents a global look at PCI, and how it is impacted by today’s evolving business needs. Our technical editors from the U.S., Europe, India and Asia provide their respective regions’ perspective on PCI compliance.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

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Computer Weekly – 20 December 2011: Read this week’s issue, featuring: retail IT issues for Christmas; the cost of software failure; the founder of agile development
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EZINE: In this week's issue of Computer Weekly, we look at the key technologies that retailers are turning to for IT-enabling customers' Christmas shopping. We examine research revealing the huge cost of application software that fails to meet requirements; and we talk to one of the pioneers of agile software development. Download the new issue now.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

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Computer Weekly - 13 December 2011: Read this week’s special issue announcing the UKtech50 – the 50 most influential people in UK IT.
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EZINE: In this week's special issue of Computer Weekly, we reveal the UKtech50 - our list of the 50 most influential people in UK IT. This year's winner is Mike Lynch, CEO of Autonomy, who talks in an exclusive interview about his hopes for the UK technology industry, and life at HP since the company's 7bn GBP acquisition. Download the new issue now.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly 6 December 2011: Read this week’s issue of the UK’s leading technology publication, featuring news on open data, cyber security and our social media awards
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the economic benefits of plans to release more government data for wider re-use by software developers. We announce the winners of our Social Media Awards, and hear what the IT industry thinks of the new UK cyber security strategy. Download the new issue now.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

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5 things your Development Teams should be doing now
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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

Manage the transition to cloud and focus on the business
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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.

Letting go: the key to Migrating apps to the cloud
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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.

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM projects
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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

Outsourcing trends and solutions: Getting your strategy right
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EGUIDE: Consistently declining budgets have made developing an outsourcing strategy anything but simple. This e-guide provides answers to common questions about outsourcing solutions to ensure you’re getting your outsourcing strategy right. Uncover risk indicators, common mistakes to avoid and the reasons why outsourcing benefits go beyond price.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

TATA Communications
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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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