Valuable IT Outsourcing Trends This 2016

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MILTON KEYNES, England - June 21, 2016 - PRLog -- IT outsourcing services are stepping up their game this year by keeping pace with the rapid changes in technology and communication. A business thrives and survives primarily through outsourcing because the latter provides innovative services and opportunities for its clients.

Outsourcing helps companies enhance user experience and improve their quality. The IT outsourcing industry is not in its infancy, but it evolves through the years.

This 2016, though, outsourcing services have gone through significant changes to suit the needs of their growing clients. These changes have been expanded into trends that prove to be helpful for your business.

1. Security

One of the top priorities now in IT outsourcing services is security. The web is host to a number of data breaches and malware attacks to use personal information to steal money and identity.

Outsourcing services should beef up their security measures to guard themselves and their clients against information-stealing.

2. Offshore Captives

Companies will soon set up their own shops after working in offshore service centers. Instead of working at offshore centers, employees choose to establish their own outsourcing start-ups.

Aside from cutting costs, companies can decide which components of the outsourcing services should be removed or retained.

3. Cloud Computing

Workloads, tasks, documents, and sheets are now saved and downloaded via the cloud, as it saves time, effort, and keeps your documents safe for future purposes. Moreover, IT outsourcing companies might use more than one cloud provider for good measure.

4. Mainstream VMOs

Vendor management offices (VMO) have become mainstream-thanks to the challenges of complex multi-vendor service delivery models.

Not only will these VMOs provide high levels of product services, but they also interact with clients in day-to-day operations and connect with various providers.

5. Integration

IT services will more likely integrate services, just think of apps sold in the Google Play Store. In companies, however, integration becomes more challenging for employers who lack the manpower to handle so many tasks.

Instead, they will rely on outsourcing services targeting two or more tasks. There will be partnerships among providers to cater to the needs of the company.

6. Expansion of the Service Providers Universe

Clients will always turn to a list of technology providers. More important, clients will be watching for IT outsourcing services ( that have received accolades and special mentions.

The competition is tough now, and IT service providers are pitching against one another.

7. Multi-Speed IT

As IT outsourcing services change, so will the channels and approaches to run the business. Experts predict that companies will apply more than one service delivery model to implement contractual and commercial mechanisms with VMOs.

8. Automation

One of the best things that happened in IT outsourcing is the emergence of automation, which is a blessing to most companies. Outsourcing companies innovate technologies to make services work automatically for clients, capitalizing on the latter's need for convenience and speed.

Merlin, for example, provides outsourcing services and automation tools to manage office tasks.

9. Benchmarking

Benchmarking IT operations, staff, and services is the most important facet of IT outsourcing. Over 20 IT capital budget metrics have been provided for the sole purpose of benchmarking, which is a good way of improving IT products and services.

Benchmarking allows outsourcing services to be exemplary and up-to-date.

It is just the second quarter of the year, and a lot is still to be expected from IT outsourcing companies. What is certain is that, these trends will benefit clients and vastly improve IT services.
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