Monthly Archives: October 2006

Mainframe outsourcing trend beginning to reverse

Having worked in a mainframe environment, it always pleases me to see this kind of article!

For the last 15 years, the overall trend in IT has been towards outsourcing — but that trend is apparently beginning to reverse.

The Sloan Management Review (Summer 2006, p. 12) notes that according to a recent Deloitte Consulting LLP study, 70 % of large organizations studied “had negative experiences with outsourcing … [and] 64 % of the organizations … have brought at least some functions back in-house because of their negative experiences.”

See the entire article here.