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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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The Outsourcing Decision for a Globally Integrated Enterprise: From Commodity Outsourcing to Value Creation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The ability to manage operations, expertise and resources more fluidly enables globally integrated enterprises to enter new markets and seize new business opportunities wherever they happen to arise.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IBM

Seven IT Strategies to Help Survive the Downturn
sponsored by CompuCom Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The document describes the seven IT strategies worth taking a closer look at that can make a difference and have an impact.
Posted: 09 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

CompuCom Systems, Inc.

Safe, Realistic Test Data: The Case for RowGen
sponsored by Innovative Routines International, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: RowGen provides a cost-effective alternative to the practice of production data replication. This is accomplished by providing data content that requires no additional security measures.
Posted: 29 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Innovative Routines International, Inc.

Network Optimization: Achieving Success and Profitability in Field Service
sponsored by SERVICEPower
WHITE PAPER: A key element and requirement for optimization is the ability to manage field resources.
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

SERVICEPower

Pharma's New Worldview: Transforming R&D through Emerging Markets
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses new market forces that are compelling them to consider a range of alternatives, including outsourcing and offshore opportunities.
Posted: 27 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Line of Business

WEALTH MANAGER'S TAKE ON OUTSOURCING
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Wealth managers can ensure success of outsourcing relationships by ensuring a stringent service provider selection program based on service providers' processes, quality standards, cost efficiency and knowledge.
Posted: 26 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Wipro Technologies

Information Security Roles and Responsibilities Made Easy
sponsored by Information Shield, Inc.
SOFTWARE LISTING: Reducing the total cost of information security services by properly documented roles and responsibilities.
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007


The Match Game: Is Offshoring a Fit for Your Help Desk Outsourcing Strategy?
sponsored by ABS Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Let's examine the pros and cons of each as well as different situations where one or the other is the ideal match for your service desk strategy.
Posted: 13 Feb 2008 | Published: 13 Feb 2008

ABS Associates, Inc.

The Impact of Technology on Cost in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the true cost of business process outsourcing (BPO) beyond what is typically reflected in the BPO provider's service price (total contract value). Learn how technology, if chosen and implemented carefully, will have a major impact on driving down these costs, in both the short and long term.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

SAP America, Inc.

Human Capital Management: How Top Organizations Drive Company Profits Efficiently
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The study finds that the best human capital management organizations constantly reassess their processes to strike a balance in the drive to optimize efficiency, cost, and service delivery in a continually changing environment.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

Financial Opportunities of Human Resources Outsourcing
sponsored by TriNet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the financial benefits from contracting with a PEO based on industry best practices.
Posted: 27 Dec 2007 | Published: 11 Apr 2007


An Executive Approach to Strategic HR
sponsored by TriNet
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses the key areas of HR that provide strategic impact and therefore merit an executive's time and attention.
Posted: 27 Dec 2007 | Published: 03 Oct 2007


Change is Good: New Business Models for Converging Communications
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Converged voice, data, and video communications must be designed to integrate with business processes. Read this paper that details how a tailored outsourcing solution is the answer.
Posted: 30 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Choosing a Remote DBA instead of a Full-time Consultant?
sponsored by Ntirety
WHITE PAPER: Relational databases like Oracle grow 3x to 5x in size every three years, but most are not backed up properly. Learn about one of the newest trends in the industry: to outsource or out-task to your database administration needs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2007 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Ntirety

Master Data Management (MDM): Extract Value from your Most Important Intangible Asset
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the importance of and the barriers to achieving sound master data. Discover the ideal master data management (MDM) solution and the value and benefits of effective management of master data.
Posted: 09 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

Outsourcing in the WEB 2.0 World
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With more organizations adopting Web 2.0, there is an increasing amount of interest in exploiting this phenomenon. Learn about the changing business needs that result from outsourcing Web 2.0 and how to leverage this as a best practice for collabo...
Posted: 29 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Wipro Technologies

Simplifying Contact Center Technology
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Computer telephony integration (CTI) enabled contact centers realize immense cost savings, increased reliability and improved performance. Learn how an on-demand solution can simplify your organization’s contact center technology.
Posted: 26 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Oracle Corporation

Can a Technology Service Provider Really Enable Your Business Success?
sponsored by All Covered
WHITE PAPER: Technology service providers address IT challenges by providing technical oversight, IT accountability and continuity within the infrastructure. Learn how partnering with a technology service provider can satisfy the IT needs of your business.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 28 Aug 2007

All Covered

Cascading Risk
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WEBCAST: This webcast identifies the trends towards the outsourcing of business and technology processes, and how that can increase systemic and operational risk within an enterprise.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2007, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Core Security Technologies

SOA Implementation with an Offshore Partner
sponsored by Torry Harris Business Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome the cost and time of service-oriented architecture (SOA) development by collaborating with an experienced offshore partner.
Posted: 31 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Torry Harris Business Solutions

Learning Guide - Do You Need a Fax Server?
sponsored by FaxBack, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an introduction to network faxing, discusses fax server technology in general and current research on faxing trends.
Posted: 04 Nov 2003 | Published: 01 Dec 2003

FaxBack, Inc.

How to Slash Corporate Fax Telephone Charges 20 - 80%: Overview of V.34 Faxing and JBIG Document Compression
sponsored by FaxBack, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An in-depth look at V.34 high-speed fax and JBIG document compression technology...designed to save companies significant money in reducing fax telephone charges.
Posted: 18 Sep 2003 | Published: 01 May 2004

FaxBack, Inc.

The Business Case for Outsourced Testing
sponsored by VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the results of an ROI analysis to determine whether a company should outsource application testing.
Posted: 16 Jun 2002 | Published: 10 Jun 2001

VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
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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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