I have been piling up a few articles in my Tabs for a while, but now it is time to share them with you.
Some excellent blogs from sourcing advisors or guys working in the field, plus a link to the survey on the best advisors for outsourcing deals 2009.
A great source of inspiration. A few posts that may be of interest for you:
What’s happening to sourcing advice? – what should advisors do in these challenging times?
What to look for in a sourcing advisor – 10 excellent points on what the advisory firms should have as competencies
Think before you fire: The cost of replacing IT talent – seen that too often. Everybody knows that IT people need a lot of knowledge that cannot easily be obtained. It is so stupid to stard demanning in IT in the first place.
The low-cost outsourcing advisors are on the march… – or why the smaller boutiques can be more interesting than the big companies.
Doing nothing is not an option – guest post from Lee Ann Moore, Chief Marketing Officer, Equaterra.
Another one, linked more than once before, Vinnie Mirchandani from Deal Architect. He´s in the blogroll, for good reasons.
The elephant in the software maintenance room – or why third-party maintenance could bring the hilarious high margins for software maintenance down.
Open Letter? Try Showing them the Open Door – how you should approach Oracle and attack their maintenance rates.
The company blog of TPI, with a nice post:
And the promised link to the Black Book of Outsourcing. After registration some good downloads, especially on the most recent survey on sourcing advisors and their evaluation in the market. Recommended.