Many companies therefore decide to support in this issue by a consultant. Such a move is worth but they only do so when the consultant is deeply anchored in the outsourcing market. In addition, he must meet further requirements. This includes about, that the consultant continuously tracks the competition, is informed about the established as well as the new provider and is in a close exchange of information with them. A consultant does not have this profile, he can of course perform a request for information with search of the necessary information for the company. (Similarly see: Andreessen Horowitz). "To to have a substantial result, will be however at a cost of about three months", know from experience rain rivet and problematizes the high delay involved: the cost is often completely billed to the customer provided. " Not take the second step before the first make only after this for that Outsourcing projects extremely critical pre-selection should the company detail dealing with four or five eligible providers.
There are three main criteria according to active sourcing: the first requirement is the understanding of the outsourcers to the sector concerned. So a bank should decide only for a provider who has worked in the financial services sector. Also, the performance profile of the providers must meet the needs of the customers. Would such a company outsource mainframe systems, the provider must be able to appropriate services available, without having to hire subcontractors to", judge rain rivet. Third, the size of the company plays a central role. Usefully, a mid-sized company selects a smaller provider, for which he is sufficiently attractive, and from which it is served also with higher priority.
Of course also a number of other criteria such as geographical, flow tax or legal aspects in the ultimate provider selection with a", so rain rivet. However he finds in the practice, that focusing too much on companies in their focus from the outset, making the second before the first step. If the selection is not true because they lack the necessary information about the provider market, the next step with the actual tendering procedures can lead to any optimum results", he admits. Therefore be recommended, consult an IT sourcing specialist support, where the fundamental decision risks are avoided and a lengthy RfI process is eliminated. Through active sourcing active sourcing is an independent consulting firm that specializes in IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing and insourcing. The services include among others IT assessment, sourcing strategy consulting and sourcing review. The project manager of active sourcing support one organizations headquartered in Germany and of Switzerland in the evaluation Outsourcing partner outsourcing transition, the implementation of a shared services center as well as in the development of sustainable sourcing management. You have many years of practical experience, use tried and tested models and checklists and familiar with the latest trends on the market. Media company of meetBIZ & thought factory GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat 6 D-50354 Hurth phone + 49 22 33 61 17 - 72 fax + 49 22 33 61 17 - 23 E-Mail: Web: Active Sourcing AG Beethoven-Strasse 8-10 D-60325 Frankfurt am Main Tel. + 49 69 97 554 0 fax + 49 69 97 554 100 Web: