2012-11-09 | CIO Magazine Is IT Outsourcing a Dying Concept?

According to a recent survey by outsourcing analyst firm HfS Research, 63 percent of IT leaders would like to drop the term "outsourcing" to describe the IT services provided to them by third-parties and 68 percent of IT service providers want to do away with the designation.

Some of that can be attributed to the negative connotations associated with the word "outsourcing," particularly on the heels of a presidential campaignthat trotted out the practice as a job-destroying boogeyman.

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