Outsourcing can be a dirty word in some organizations, and the misconceptions often overshadow the truth. To secure stakeholder buy-in, have a strategy ready. This project charter can help in several ways:

  • Establish baseline KPIs and goals.
  • Document service gaps and areas of need.
  • Assess probable impact on the organization.
  • Identify and mitigate risks and constraints.

An effective project charter can help bring key stakeholders on board by clearly communicating the scope and benefits of your project. Use this template to organize your project and make sure it gets started off on the right foot.

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Outsource Systems Management to Improve Capabilities and Reduce Costs

Outsourcing is like a marriage. Treat it like a partnership, not a competition.

Solution Set Steps

  1. Assess whether outsourcing will help achieve the organization's goals
  2. Build the business case for outsourcing systems management
    • Outsource Systems Management – Project Charter Template
  3. Identify a best-fit service provider with an optimized RFP
  4. Ensure collaborative engagement with win/win contract design
  5. Plan the transition to a managed service provider

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Published: July 7, 2014
Last Revised: July 17, 2014


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