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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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executives (50 percent) report they use an in-house system, more than one-third (37 percent) use an outsourced service, 35 percent utilize government periodicals and 23 percent subscribe to Central Clearing Houses (CCH).
Figure 3: CALA offshore outsourced agent positions, 2005 - 2010
Transforming from an in-house operation to an outsourced service brings to mind a line from the Wicked Witch of the West: "It's not what to do that troubles me.
The analysis allows companies to see which applications and functions would most benefit from being outsourced, in addition to potential challenges that may occur throughout the process.
Today's debate over outsourcing overlooks the reality that even large companies have outsourced part of their tax function, i.
Locate, design and build services are the customer contact functions most often outsourced today, while CRM applications are fourth, behind outbound telemarketing and inbound customer contact.
As a consequence, they stand a good chance of being outsourced.
A continuing increase in multi-provider sourcing that can benefit buyers if it allows them to engage the best service providers for each of the processes being outsourced, but can also be more complicated and expensive to manage than sole-sourcing
Kodak has already outsourced its MIS function, and we knew we could learn from its experience.
4 billion in 2006, the global market for hosting services represents the largest opportunity for IT services providers within the broader managed and outsourced infrastructure services market.
Over the last 10 years, almost any process has been successfully outsourced.
Hewitt's research shows that companies that have already outsourced HR activities are satisfied with their outsourcing arrangement and are realizing the benefits they hoped to gain.