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outsourcing

verb contracting with outside sources, disposing of, eliminating work, eliminating workers, going outside, hiring outside sources, retaining others, retaining outside sources, subcontracting
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These tactics reduced headcount by 51% resulting in a 43% cost reduction, thus deeming the insourcing project a financial success.
There are several factors that are driving the insourcing trend, ranging from the high value nature of the work and the preference to manage risk on-site, to more technical decisions based on the timelines in which the activity must be completed.
When multiple law firms handle recurring categories of cases, matter or transactions, carefully analyze the practice areas or specialties of each attorney because non-obvious insourcing opportunities may emerge.
That was the rationale for half of the insourcing decisions made in 2010.
With respect to insourcing, this is consistent with Hypothesis 2, but the use of packaged software is counter to our expectations.
Alternatively, a sponsor may select to use a strategic resourcing partner for insourcing support.
Administration officials say insourcing will focus first on areas such as acquisition, which are considered close to "inherently governmental" functions.
Even with the insourcing, "the department will continue to rely on service contracts to support the mission," Assad wrote.