IT Outsourcing Game Set To Change Big Time
Major U.S. IT outsourcing firms, including Accenture and IBM, will face tougher competition from specialized and offshore firms over the next two years, says a report just released from AMR Research.
One big reason for this shift: F1000 firms are now willing to break up their mega-outsourcing sole-source contracts, and issue many smaller projects to best-of-breed providers.
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The biggest U.S. outsourcing firms are those most at risk, AMR said, and include Hewlett-Packard, EDS and Computer Sciences Corp., as well as Accenture and IBM.
Here's why ARM says the stars are lining up for big changes in outsourcing: