O'Reilly logo

Outsourcing IT: A Governance Guide by Rupert Kendrick

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 12. Corporate Governance

IT plays a pivotal role in the performance of almost every organisation. Without IT, most organisations could hardly function to any level of performance acceptable to its customers, shareholders or stakeholders.

A decision to develop and implement a strategy that involves the outsourcing of an organisation’s IT resources, therefore, goes to the core of its ability to perform and compete. Such a strategy has fundamental implications for customers, shareholders and stakeholders, particularly its personnel.

Outsourcing IT involves a profound change in the manner in which an organisation applies its resources in the achievement of its business objectives. The organisation is entrusting a major resource for the delivery ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required