21 Jun IT insourcing can bring jobs, cost savings back in-house, experts say
IT insourcing, or bringing previously outsourced IT functions back in-house, is on the rise, experts say, as the global economic recession, IT outsourcing scandals and the potential cost savings of decreasing the number of outsourced contracts have caused companies to give insourcing another look.
“The pros of insourcing are the speed and control of business change,” said Ben Trowbridge, CEO of Alsbridge Inc., a Dallas-based IT outsourcing and business process optimization consulting firm. Trowbridge said his company’s IT insourcing evaluations have increased about 15% this year. “There’s a sense of intimacy with the business users that’s hard to achieve with outsourcing. And it can mean saving jobs.”
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