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Market Insight: Understand Why IT Staff Augmentation Utilization Is Skyrocketing

Published: 04 February 2015

ID: G00270984

Analyst(s): Helen Huntley


In today's interconnected and interdependent world, client organizations rely more than ever on IT staff augmentation as an external delivery model to meet their IT needs. Understand what drives this accelerated use and how to align strategies and offerings to meet client staff augmentation needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages

Background and Context

  • Global Staffing Market by Region
  • Global IT Staffing Suppliers — U.S., Canada and Europe
  • Large IT Service Providers With Staff Augmentation Portfolio

The Impact

  • New Technology Projects to Drive Staffing Industry Growth
  • Specialization Is a Winning Formula for Staffing Companies
  • Online Staffing Brings Huge Opportunity
  • Moving Clients From Staff Augmentation to Project-Based Services or Outsourcing


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