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Long-term outsourcing deals (generally more than five years) can eventually limit price-competitive flexibility, technology improvement and service excellence. IT leaders and sourcing managers must understand the relative impact of term lengths on current and future performance objectives.
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What You Need to Know
- Clients Need to Move Away From the Traditional Outsourcing Approach
- Understand the Potential Benefits of Long-Term Deals
- Understand the Limitations of Long-Term Deals
- Most Seven- to 10-Year Deals Require Renegotiation After About Three Years
- Deal Terms of One to Five Years Can Balance Flexibility, Cost and Functionality