Corpus ID: 932439

Strategic Intent for IT Outsourcing

@article{DiRomualdo1998StrategicIF,
  title={Strategic Intent for IT Outsourcing},
  author={Anthony DiRomualdo and Vijay Gurbaxani},
  journal={Sloan Management Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={39},
  pages={67-80}
}
Companies today are outsourcing the activities of their IS departments at unprecedented rates. Interviews with senior executives in fifty companies worldwide show that three kinds of strategic intent drive the decision to outsource. Companies pursuing IS improvement seek cost reduction, better performance from core IS resources, and the acquisition of new technical skills and competencies. Outsourcing for business impact focuses on deploying IT to improve critical aspects of business… Expand
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