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Peer Connect Perspectives: Let Strategy and Economics Determine How Many Contractors to Hire

Published: 27 November 2017

ID: G00348348

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors

Summary

Peer Connect members listed a range of factors to consider when determining the right number of contractors for a given IT organization. These factors can lead to widely varying results.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Peer Strategies

  • Economics can drive the decision
  • Strategy can drive the decision as well
  • Contractors can fill gaps in knowledge
  • Make sure there is a plan
  • There is no magic number
  • Key Takeaways

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