Gartner Research

Outsourcing Best Practices: Shatter the Eight Myths of Outsourcing

Published: 13 July 2010

ID: G00175243

Analyst(s): Linda Cohen


Faulty thinking and misconceptions have led to suboptimal outsourcing. Approach sourcing decisions with the correct expectations and get the most from your sourcing relationships.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Eight Outsourcing Myths
    • Economies of Scale
    • Steady State
    • Procurement
    • The Enemy
    • Self-Management
    • Sourcing Competency
    • Sourcing Independence
    • Services Autonomy
  • Multisourcing Shatters the Eight Myths of Outsourcing

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