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IT outsourcing customers cling to cost-savings mindset

An interview with KPMG's Dave Brown from CIO.com.

IT leaders continue to focus on cost containment with their IT service deals, but in today’s business environment companies will have to spend money to save money, according to KPMG’s David Brown.

If you keep doing what you’ve always done, the old adage goes, you’ll always get what you always got. And today’s outsourcing customers are still chasing cost savings with their IT services deals. However, they’re not necessarily getting them — at least not with traditional outsourcing deals, which are reaching a point of diminishing returns.

CIO.com talked to Brown about how the traditional outsourcing approach will have to change if IT leaders and their service providers are to meet these dueling priorities of cost containment and innovation.


Read the interview on CIO.com