Sourcing of IT capabilities can result in significant benefits. Besides getting access to market competence and development, BearingPoint’s experience is that the actual cost savings typically range between 10 and 30 percent, depending on the existing internal state and the maturity of the services concerned. The result is however dependent on a structured approach, including detailed analysis and planning, management support for the change and organizational preparations.

This white paper focuses on IT sourcing from the perspective of the outsourcing of a complete service delivery. It shows how a structured approach to this can realize substantial benefits for organizations.