A resource-based analysis of IT sourcing

  title={A resource-based analysis of IT sourcing},
  author={Vital Roy and Benoit Aubert},
  journal={DATA BASE},
This paper studies the relationships between the choice of a sourcing mode for information systems, the value of the resources used in systems development activities and the presence of those resources at a sufficient level within the firm. The objective is to better understand the factors underlying the decision to keep the development of an information system inside the firm or to entrust it to an outside partner. A sourcing model is proposed using the resource-based theory. A case study is… CONTINUE READING
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