The global IT outsourcing market is expected to hit US$288 billion this year, with Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Great China markets growing more than 13 percent, Gartner numbers reveal.
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Outsourcing is still on the rise, with global revenue from outsourcing increasing 7.8 per cent year on year in 2011; however, growth is becoming hard to achieve, according to Gartner.
A tenth of all outsourcing spend over 2010 will have gone on cloud services including software, business processes and infrastructure as a service, according to analyst firm Gartner.
A tenth of all outsourcing spend over 2010 will have gone on cloud services including software, business processes and infrastructure as a service, according to analyst firm Gartner
Traditional IT outsourcing will be impacted by cloud computing shift but unlikely to become obsolete over the next few years, notes Gartner analyst.
Business process outsourcing in India's domestic market forecast to yield potential upside, with growth reaching US$1.2 billion in 2011 and US$1.8 billion by 2013, says Gartner.
Critical for companies to pick right business process outsourcing partners as quarter of top providers will cease to exist in three years, Gartner predicts in new report.
Gartner says the good news for companies that plan to outsource is that the cost of doing business will decrease. But that's the bad news, too - outsourcing partners may go out of business.
The analyst firm predicts that, following six years of growth, the outsourcing and services markets will face a period of significant price reductions
Gartner predicts that increased competition will force current outsourcing providers to drop prices at an average of 10 percent over the next two years.
Gartner on Thursday walked IT folks through its global sourcing--also known as offshore outsourcing--methodology in a spiel that was part informative and part subtle hint that the consulting and research firm offers these services.Much of analyst Frances Karamouzis' talk at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo focused on the basics such as determining why you want to go offshore, what's the business impact and the people headaches you may encounter.
Companies are moving away from large outsourcing contracts in favour of spreading smaller contracts between several suppliers, according to figures from analyst Gartner
IT outsourcing in Australia is set to crack AU$11 billion in 2008, according to Gartner, but Australia's dwindling IT baby boomer generation will cause problems
The global outsourcing market continues to grow at a steady pace, with a forecast growth rate of 8.1% in 2008. Publicly reported IT outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) contract values decreased overall by 50% in 2007, Gartner reports. Indian providers are growing approximately 40% annually in the US and 60% annually in Europe.
Cutting costs remains the primary reason for most organisations outsourcing IT infrastructure, but savings are often unsustainable or unrealistic, says Gartner analyst, Linda Cohen.
Ever since I started covering Gartner Symposium/ITxpo (years back), I've been going to the keynotes and the sessions, returning to the press room, and hammering out write-ups of what I heard. No doubt, I'll be doing that today if Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer drops any bombshells during his keynote "Mastermind" session.
The growth is driven by more companies looking to use HR outsourcing as a way of cutting costs by automation, according to Gartner.
Analyst group Gartner has been prominent on the conference front of late, cranking up its talk-fests in Sydney around outsourcing, application integration, data centres and security. Technology managers come from far and wide for the events, but are they worthwhile?
Gartner is warning of a 'dangerous period ahead' for the IT profession amidst stagnating investment and the rise of outsourcing
Reducing costs and improving efficiencies were cited as the main reasons for outsourcing by most firms in a Gartner survey
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