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Application outsourcing is a growing trend among enterprises of all sizes and industries, including health care organizations and facilities. Info-Tech recently asked over 250 different enterprises about their software outsourcing initiatives. This group included a representative group within the health care industry. Use Info-Tech's analysis to guide decisions concerning future application outsourcing plans.
Specialized Knowledge Drives Interest in Application Outsourcing
Enterprises in the health care industry tend to pursue the outsourcing option in the hope of gaining access to specialized expertise, faster application delivery, and more flexible headcount allocation. Another important driver for application outsourcing is the desire to improve business processes. These motivations are typical across all industry verticals. Interestingly, health care respondents were less concerned with cost reduction compared to other industries.