Risk mitigation in IT outsourcing strategy revisited: longitudinal case research at LISA

@article{Willcocks1999RiskMI,
  title={Risk mitigation in IT outsourcing strategy revisited: longitudinal case research at LISA},
  author={Leslie P. Willcocks and Mary Lacity and Thomas Kern},
  journal={J. Strategic Inf. Sys.},
  year={1999},
  volume={8},
  pages={285-314}
}
The origins and history of a single case study of large-scale Information Technology (IT) outsourcing in the 1994–99 period is investigated in the United Kingdom Defence sector. Such deals are high risk and the paper describes types of risk and how the client organization sought to mitigate these. These risks and mitigation approaches are then analysed against a distinctive risk framework formulated for IT outsourcing. Risks emerging in terms of type and scope of outsourcing, vendor selection… CONTINUE READING