Gartner Research

Six Ways to Save on C&SI Services

Published: 06 March 2009

ID: G00165294

Analyst(s): Matthew Goldman , Michael Calvert , Susan Tan , Rolf Jester

Summary

We explore some of the fundamental ways organizations can save on consulting and system integration services, along with their advantages and pitfalls.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Ask for Rate Reductions — Carefully
  • Seek Volume Discounts
  • Increase Your Offshore or "Nearshore" Component
  • Redeploy In-House Resources
  • Implement More Standard Services
  • Explore Alternative Delivery Models
  • C&SI Recommendations
  • Tactical Guidelines

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