During the next few years, market dynamics will determine whether cloud sourcing will be the demise of traditional outsourcing, if it will lead to the convergence of services and products currently marketed "as a service," or if it will result in next-generation outsourcing.
Cloud computing is driving discontinuity that introduces exciting opportunities and costly challenges. Enterprises and service providers can use this collection of research to understand these changes and develop realistic cloud sourcing strategies and contracts that can reduce risk.
CLOUD SOURCING RESEARCH
EMERGING MARKET TRENDS
3 February 2011
Chief corporate officers surveyed by Gartner in 2010 are requesting more business value and competitiveness from IT. These clients' priorities will also drive the inclusion of industrialized low-cost IT services into new business-driven IT service sourcing strategies.
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