Outsourcing – A Buzzword in the Technology Domain

Outsourcing is the process of extending a service contract to a third party i.e. it is the process of handing over control of a particular work domain to a separate company, organization, or a set of individuals. It is the current buzzword in the niche of worldwide technology. It is often undertaken by companies and businesses around the globe so as to benefit from lower labor expenses, significantly enhanced service quality, and meeting project deadlines.

Sometimes, when the company to which the control has been handed over rests in a separate country, outsourcing transforms into offshore outsourcing aka ‘offshoring’.

Outsourcing – A Buzzword in the Technology Domain

Let us take a quick sneak peek in to the world of outsourcing and why it is gaining popularity by the second:

Enhanced R-O-I

This is perhaps the most important benefit of outsourcing.

A high ROI [Return on Investment] is something that every business/organization owner dreams of. Well, a full proof outsourcing system will take you one step closer to realizing that dream. Value for money is what you’ll get, as it significantly improves revenue realization.

Flexible Staffing

Every individual in your current staff serves a specific purpose. That’s what they are there for at the end of the day, isn’t it? But what if you have a 2 month project which requires a special skill set that nobody in your office has? It would be preposterous to hire an annual employee who can just sit back and enjoy your money for the other 10 non working months.

This is where outsourcing enters the fray. You can serve your clientele’s seasonal temporary needs by bringing in additional resources whenever they’re needed. And as soon as the project’s successfully over, you can bid them farewell.

Makes you money efficient

Is the size of your company holding your scalability back? Is the amount of cash in-flow less than the overall cash out-flow? Well, in that case outsourcing is tailor-made to suit your purpose. It drastically reduces labor costs and stabilizes the overall organizational economy. Outsourcing helps to bring forth a sense of cost efficiency by allowing you to allocate your resources in an optimized manner.

Widening your Knowledge Base

The intriguing thing about knowledge is that, you can never have too much of it. More the number of people in your staff, better brainstorming practices would be exercised, which would ultimately lead to more creative results. You can significantly expand your current knowledge base by outsourcing. When it comes to ideas and innovation – the more, the merrier!

Shift your Focus to Core Activities

When you outsource a particular work domain of your organization to a third party, this allows you to shift your resources and time to other important facets of your business. It frees up your management time, and you can now cater to ventures and areas that you might’ve disregarded in the past.

Better Organizational Continuity

Periodical periods of employee recruiting could prove detrimental to your company’s stability and consistency. Furthermore, it would bring a sense of insecurity in your current workforce. Outsourcing will gift you that business continuity you always asked for. It simultaneously mitigates the risk brought upon by a below par operational level.

Miscellaneous Merits

  • Better operational stranglehold
  • Aids in meeting stringent deadlines
  • Drastically reduces overhead
  • Improves the overall quality of the internal staff

About Julie Watson

Julie is a dynamic professional with over 16 years of rich experience as a VDI and Application Hosting expert. At Ace Cloud Hosting, she humanizes disruptive and emerging remote working trends to help leaders discover new and better possibilities for digital transformation and innovation by using cloud solutions with an enterprise-class security approach. Beyond work, Julie is a passionate surfer.
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Comments (1)

  • Aaron Bradley says:

    Outsourcing really is a great aid to many organizations around the world that are in a lookout for growth. It kicks in that thinking of taking your company in different countries.

  • Weston Ruter says:

    No matter how much a company tries to increase its base overall, eventually it is outsourcing that provides them with the right resources.

  • Tracy Levesque says:

    Not only does it bring a sense of growth but it also gives you that caliber of believing that outsourcing is a great platform.

  • Taylor Dewey says:

    What makes Outsourcing process great is the way it can be conceived. The task handling is very simple, and the execution makes it much more trustworthy.

  • Anil says:

    Though big organizations tend to go for Foreign Direct Investments but outsourcing is still a very immensely accepted process all around the globe.

  • Ravi Kumar says:

    Outsourcing, a process that has shaped many industries and has the power of developing the diminishing ratio of jobs all around the globe.

  • Sumit Singh says:

    It can develop the organization and can reduce the overall expenses as well. Majorly because it is very affordable and easy to conceive.

    • AceCloudHosting Editor says:

      It is a very good blog piece…but read this…http://www.techsling.com/2014/07/5-cloud-questions-that-will-determine-your-companys-future/

  • Simon Wheatley says:

    Outsourcing can help an organization to shift its minor processes to a small firm and can also help them to invest their time in the bigger operations.

  • Sergej Muller says:

    If outsourcing helps an organization to grow, simultaneously it also gives the chance to a small organization to prove that they are trustworthy.

  • Sean Hayes says:

    Helps an organization to understand its capabilities and also gives them a chance to find the best ways by which they can expand.

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