6.2. Three Subprinciples of External Partnering

For companies that have not traditionally engaged external partners to those who do so frequently, Figure 6.1 captures three subprinciples to follow.

Figure 6.1. Three Subprinciples for External Partnering.

6.2.1. Subprinciple 1. Segment Vendors

Outsourcing can be defined in two broad important segments: strategic outsourcing and staff augmentation, each of which is divisible into subcategories.

External partners who provide strategic services are those who take ownership over entire projects or even take over functions on behalf of the IT department, as the earlier examples suggest. Staff augmentation ...

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