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An inside look at disruptive outsourcing, enabled by cloud

Part of the For Cloud Professionals podcast series

Outsourcing is not simply about cutting costs. When combined with cloud and used disruptively, it can be a powerful vehicle to gain agility and improve performance.

Leveraging the cloud for disruptive outsourcing

Join David Linthicum and guest Doug Plotkin, Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, as they discuss how outsourcing has evolved from being simply a way to reduce costs to its new role as a strategic enabler. Organizations now look to outsourcing as a way to increase agility, flexibility, creativity, performance, and more. Learn how cloud is playing a leading role in disruptive outsourcing, and hear insights from the 2018 Deloitte Global Outsourcing Survey.

With these new technologies “Cloud” and “RPA” in particular we’ve seen that there is really a quantum change and how outsourcing is done and how it's perceived.

Doug Plotkin is a Strategy & Operations managing director of the Infrastructure Operations service line. Doug brings expertise to the IT strategy and outsourcing offerings. He has more than 23 years of experience and has led multiple IT strategy and sourcing projects for large, global organizations.

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2018 Global outsourcing survey

Workforce utilization is changing rapidly. Deloitte's 2018 outsourcing survey indicates that disruptive outsourcing solutions—led by cloud and automation—are fundamentally transforming traditional outsourcing and giving disruptive organizations an edge.

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