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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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Priority Solutions International: SpringCM delivers cost savings and scalable business growth
sponsored by SpringCM
CASE STUDY: Priority Solutions International sought to implement an electronic document management system to manage PODs, automate the delivery verification process, and provide self-service accessibility to delivery information for clients. Learn how SpringCM’s d them to address their most critical ECM and BPM challenges.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

SpringCM

E-Guide: Building a better data backup plan: This year’s hottest backup trends
sponsored by Zenith Infotech
EGUIDE: To help you build the best backup plan for the new year, read this special report by featured writer Carol Sliwa on the hottest backup trends. Learn about what's new in backup software, backup hardware and backup outsourcing.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

Zenith Infotech

Should Your Email Live In The Cloud? A Comparative Cost Analysis
sponsored by Google Apps
ANALYST REPORT: This report presents a spreadsheet cost model to help you calculate your fully loaded on-premise email costs and compare it against cloud-based alternatives. Bottom line: Cloud-based email makes sense for companies or divisions as large as 15,000 users.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

Google Apps

Location, Location, Location! Best Practices for Selecting Onshore, Nearshore or Offshore Technology Services
sponsored by Fairway Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of ITO, presents benefit and risk assessments of onshore, nearshore and offshore ITO, and offers best practices to assist in selecting an ITO provider. This paper is based on research compiled from published literature as well as interviews and surveys of technology professionals possessing ITO experience.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

Fairway Technologies, Inc.

E-Book: A CIO’s Guide to Outsourcing
sponsored by Dimension Data
EBOOK: Access this e-book and learn outsourcing contract danger signs, how to tell if changing vendors is worth the risk, the importance of encouraging innovation and flexibility from providers, and more!
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

Dimension Data

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which is Right for you?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-based business practices are now being embraced and applied to a far greater spectrum of business ranging from manufacturing to service industries. Read on to learn the trends driving this change, what it means for industrial companies, and how PBS, a new type of ERP, can allow executives to intelligently navigate these uncertain waters.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IFS

IBM POV: Security & Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper from IBM to see how cloud computing may present an added level of risk because essential services are often outsourced to a third party. Discover how the IBM Security Framework can help you address these key security challenges.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

IBM

Should Your Email Live In The Cloud? A Comparative Cost Analysis
sponsored by Google
ANALYST REPORT: This report presents a spreadsheet cost model to help you calculate your fully loaded on-premise email costs and compare it against cloud-based alternatives. Bottom line: Cloud-based email makes sense for companies or divisions as large as 15,000 users.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Jan 2009

Google

Five Steps to Secure Outsourced Application Development
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application security has become a top concern for security professionals striving to control their company’s overall risk profile. Meanwhile, companies are also saving money by outsourcing more and more custom code creation. This white paper outlines five best practices that enterprises can use to secure their outsourced application development.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 10 May 2010

Veracode, Inc.

E-Book: Managed SAP Hosting: How to evaluate the providers and ensure a solid SLA
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
EBOOK: In this e-book, experts share their advice on the things that can make or break a project. Readers will discover what the current market for managed hosting is like, what to include in an SLA, and the key considerations when selecting a hosted provider. Read this e-book to find out why SAP Hosting makes sense for your organization.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

itelligence, Inc.

Looking to a New Day in Optical Character Recognition (OCR): A Success Story
sponsored by ABBYY
CASE STUDY: Read this paper to learn how when Apex CoVantage needed a more sophisticated OCR solution they turned to the ABBYY FineReader Engine and started seeing the benefits almost immediately and continue to experiencing them every day.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

ABBYY

Your Business May Be Part of a Network - But Is It Truly Connected?
sponsored by Crossgate
WHITE PAPER: Business networks are key to competitive advantage. How businesses connect and communicate with partners in their business networks is important in this global economy. This article offers suggestions and examples of how to avoid getting bogged down in maintaining a business partner network and instead focuses on a business’s key differentiators.
Posted: 08 Apr 2010 | Published: 08 Apr 2010

Crossgate

Information Security Magazine - April 2010: Endpoints on the Loose
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month’s cover story focuses on the security threats that mobile devices and portable storage introduce. Other articles expound on topics like fraud prevention, security planning, and code outsourcing. Read on to learn about these important subjects and more.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

Information Security Magazine

E-Zine: Enterprise CIO Decisions: Running Lean in 2010
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: Technology decision makers in the enterprise are under pressure to deliver results on tight budgets while streamlining efficiency, cutting costs, and reducing risk for their organizations. Read this E-Zine from Enterprise CIO Decisions to find out how ITSM, outsourcing and technology are combining to make IT a lean, mean fighting machine in 2010.
Posted: 30 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

SearchCIO.com

How to Make Indirect Procurement Outsourcing Work Effectively
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Consider how procurement outsourcers have helped customers improve strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and operational procurement. Yet they need to connect these areas with integrated, sourcing-to-settlement procurement processes by providing customers with standard processes and platforms.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 12 Mar 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Maximizing ERP Return on Investment with On-Demand Support Services
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current economic environment challenges manufacturers seeking to capitalize on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software: How can a company increase ERP functionality while reducing operating costs and even head counts? To achieve this difficult balance, many manufacturers have turned to on-demand ERP-support services.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 May 2009

itelligence, Inc.

Accelerating Return on Investment through B2B Outsourcing
sponsored by Crossgate
WHITE PAPER: In the past, companies relied on software, developers, and consultants to adapt internal technology to fit their business. By outsourcing B2B to integrate suppliers and operations, companies can reduce ongoing infrastructure costs, reduce the amount of staff required to perform daily tasks, and most importantly, create organizational agility.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

Crossgate

Presentation Transcript: Virtual Private Cloud
sponsored by Surgient
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this transcript, cloud computing pioneer Randy Bias discusses virtual private clouds and how they work. Learn about general adoption policies for the virtual private cloud and why they are or are not being used today. Find out how this technology could develop in the future and how to enhance your cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2010

Surgient

Enterprise Cloud Computing : The CIO perspective
sponsored by Salesforce.com
CASE STUDY: Discover how CIOs are adopting enterprise cloud computing solutions to quickly meet business needs.
Posted: 20 Jan 2010 | Published: 20 Jan 2010

Salesforce.com

Information Security Magazine - December 2009 / January 2010: Basic Database Security
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This issue of information security magazine provides a step-by-step guide to securing database systems, explores the important factors in selecting a SaaS provider, presents a whole new approach to security management that has nothing to do with structure-driven policy architecture, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2009 | Published: 14 Dec 2009

Information Security Magazine

E-book: Key trends in SAP managed hosting environments - is your provider keeping pace?
sponsored by Freudenberg IT
EBOOK: In this e-book, learn more about key trends affecting SAP managed hosting environments. Find out how the emergence of cloud computing is impacting the managed hosting market. Learn more about virtualization and find out important considerations when assessing managed hosting providers.
Posted: 09 Dec 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2009

Freudenberg IT

Switzerland’s number two mobile player transforms its business model by focusing on its core business and increasing its operational efficiency
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
CASE STUDY: Orange Switzerland turns to Alcatel-Lucent’s Network Outsourcing solution to increase operational efficiency of its network management, ensure and increase network quality, and focus on its core business with impressive results. Read this case study to learn more about the advantages of outsourcing network management.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

What are the challenges of backing up remote sites?
sponsored by 3X Systems
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This is a presentation transcript of the SearchStorage.com expert videocast on Remote Backup. Dave Raffo, Senior News Director at TechTarget’s storage sites, discusses remote backup with Curtis Preston, Executive Editor at TechTarget. The transcript will address the challenges of backing up remote sites.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 21 Oct 2009

3X Systems

eBook - Chapter 4: Pay-Per-Use in the Cloud – Cutting Infrastructure Costs
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
EBOOK: Buying Infrastructure as a Service is a mouth-watering prospect for CIOs and IT departments eager to drive down costs and speed up provisioning. But once IT is outsourced, keeping control of it is a major challenge.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 24 Sep 2009

SearchCloudComputing.com

Accelerate Business Through a Cost-efficient Virtual Workforce: Citrix Transforms IT into an On-Demand Service for Virtual Workers
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines a virtual workforce, describes the challenges and requirements that organisations face when supporting a virtual workforce, and explains how Citrix solutions can address these requirements and scale accordingly to foster and support future growth.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Citrix
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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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