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Some Considerations About It Outsourcing Process

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  • Brandas, Ioan
  • Brandas, Claudiu

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IT outsourcing is the practice of contracting out the running of a part of an organization computer department. It is not a new phenomenon, but the scale and scope of its occurrence has greatly increased over the last decade. Due to the fact that IT outsourcing has no obviously and quantifiable benefits, most of the business entities choose not to do outsource their IT. The paper is based on the idea of incapability of exact determination of IT services costs. The purpose of this research regards the layout of the current approaches to outsourcing, description of different types of IT outsourcing and their advantages and the analysis of some models which might be used in order to facilitate the IT decision making process.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 6687.

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Date of creation: 20 Jun 2007
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:6687

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Keywords: Outsourcing; Information Technology; Information Systems; Application Services Provider; IT Risks;

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  1. Claudiu BRANDAS, 2010. "Risks and Audit Objectives for IT Outsourcing," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 14(1), pages 113-118.

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