Riding the Wave of Industrialized Low-Cost IT Services

Archived Published: 22 September 2011 ID: G00219044


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The rise of low-cost, cloud computing-based services presents significant opportunities and risks. This collection of research explains what ILCS are, their potential implications and why they are emerging now. Learn how organizations have taken advantage of them and how you can too.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What Are Industrial Low-Cost Services?
    • Why Are Industrial Low-Cost Services Potentially Disruptive?
    • Why Are Industrial Low-Cost Services Emerging Now?
    • What Actually Constitutes a Low Price for These Services?
    • What Can We Learn From Early Examples of Industrialized Services?
    • How Can You Take Advantage of Industrial Low-Cost Services?
    • What You Should Do Next
  • Recommended Reading
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