An article for Shared Services and Outsourcing Network by KPMG’s Randy Wiele
Apparently outsourcing is dead. Again.
It’s certainly a catchy headline—but is it true? Outsourcing is alive and well and is changing with the times – just like other transformational capabilities. Choices in the outsourcing market abound, ranging from traditional staff augmentation to co-sourcing to managed services, and to anything as-a-service.
Outsourcing is and will continue to be a fundamental component of our global economy and aligns nicely with corporate desires to focus on core and strategic responsibilities while allowing other entities, with deeper skills and higher levels of scale, to assist with their operations.
And, similar to the functions that outsourcing enables, outsourcing processes must innovate and align to new realities.
Read the article by KPMG's Randy Wiele at Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) to discover the new realities and aspirational qualities for future outsourcing agreements.