Gartner Research

Outsourcing Mix

Published: 24 May 2018

ID: G00366502

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from twenty members on achieving an effective outsourcing mix. We begin this summary by looking at members' current and expected future IT work sourcing mixes and budgets. We then discuss the factors influencing members' outsourcing strategies, the impact of emerging technologies on these strategies, and the benefits and challenges of outsourcing. We close with a look at the internal capabilities necessary for driving successful outsourcing engagements.

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