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Application outsourcing is a growing trend among enterprises of all sizes and industries, including professional services firms. Info-Tech recently asked over 250 different enterprises about their software outsourcing initiatives. This group included 50 that belong to the professional services industry. Use Info-Tech's analysis to guide future decisions concerning future application outsourcing plans.
Expertise Drives Interest in App Outsourcing
Enterprises in the professional services industry tend to pursue the outsourcing option in the hope of gaining access to specialized expertise, business process improvements, and faster application delivery. These motivations are typical across industry verticals. After these three drivers, the next most important reason for outsourcing software needs is cost reduction – both in this industry and across all industries.