Once upon a time, many moons back, the IT industry discovered multi-shore sourcing, I use this term to encompass all types of (out)sourcing initiatives, and with that came long-term contracts; 10 years was normal, and five years was seen as short-term.
A lot of these that termed themselves as Strategic Sourcing also built in innovation, new technology, business process linked contracts with broad intent on changing market and business dynamics....
Read the full post at Arun Gupta’s blog, ‘Oh I See! (CIO Inverted)’
This was first published in May 2011