May 2005
CRN;5/9/2005, Issue 1145, p61
The article presents statistical information regarding outsourcing in relation to business enterprises. According to Forrester Research Inc., one-quarter of firms are not outsourcing in any area of IT. It also stated that business enterprises would strongly consider outsourcing for the first time in 2005. Manufacturing companies have set aside the largest portion of their budget, 13 percent, for outsourcing. Some of the factors considered while presenting the statistical information are: considering new application development work, database and storage, entire application, ERP application and others.


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