Analyzing Outsourcing: Reengineering Information and Communication Systems

Analyzing Outsourcing: Reengineering Information and Communication Systems

by Daniel Minoli
     
 
Save Big $--Outsource Instead! Is outsourcing your data center right for you? Daniel Minoli's Analyzing Outsourcing will give you the answer! It's loaded with real-life case studies that show you how to maximize the benefits and minimize the organizational cost of outsourcing. Step-by-step, you'll discover how to assess your needs... establish an operating baseline..

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Save Big $--Outsource Instead! Is outsourcing your data center right for you? Daniel Minoli's Analyzing Outsourcing will give you the answer! It's loaded with real-life case studies that show you how to maximize the benefits and minimize the organizational cost of outsourcing. Step-by-step, you'll discover how to assess your needs... establish an operating baseline... determine and document service requirements... online service and performance goals... accurately assess current and future costs, and much more. And, best of all, you'll discover specific techniques for weighing the pros and cons of choosing outsourcing. Outsource data processing, telecommunications, LANs, software development, technical support, and more; model IS environments to identify areas that can be properly outsourced; prepared outsourcing contracts and negotiate service requirements evaluate vendors and strike a good deal; bring outsourcing benefits right to your bottom line.

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A guidebook to assessing a company's needs and implementing outsourcing in the IS industry. Covers establishing a baseline, determining and documenting service requirements, outlining service and performance goals, and assessing current and future costs. Supplies specific methodologies for benefit analysis, and discusses outsourcing data processing, telecommunications, LAN functions, software development, and technical support. Explains transformational outsourcing as a building block in overall reengineering initiatives. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070425934
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.95(d)

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