An Empirical Investigation of Information Technology Sourcing Practices: Lessons From Experience

@article{Lacity1998AnEI,
  title={An Empirical Investigation of Information Technology Sourcing Practices: Lessons From Experience},
  author={Mary C Lacity and Leslie P. Willcocks},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={363-408}
}
Following Kodak's landmark information technology (IT) outsourcing decisions in 1989, the IT outsourcing market grew to 76 billion dollars in 1995. As the outsourcing market continues to grow and as new contracting options emerge, the accumulated experiences of firms offer significant opportunities for learning. This paper builds on a previous collection of data on 61 IT sourcing decisions made in 40 U.S. and U.K. organizations during the period 1991 to 1995. This paper reanalyzed transcribed… 
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