Aalders, R: IT Outsourcing Guide
The IT Outsourcing Guide provides invaluable, practical advice to both guide the novice and inform the veteran on how to effectively navigate through the IT outsourcing minefield once they have decided this is the route their business needs to take. Advance praise for The IT Outsourcing Guide: "A well researched and refreshingly practical look at how and where outsourcing might assist modern business harness the power of IT - written in an articulate and engaging style." Peter Hine - International Data Corporation "If your organisation has already decided to outsource some or all information technology, Aalders Guide to IT Outsourcing provides a vital "how to" toolkit. Rob Aalders has assembled a set of IT outsourcing templates, checklists, and success criteria for which consultants would charge customers thousands of dollars. This book is recommended to any manager who wants to quickly understand how to make IT outsourcing work." Mary Lacity, Associate Professor of MIS, University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA "Rob Aalders has provided a strong practical framework for going about IT outsourcing. Along the way he provides many insights into the do's and don'ts. The book draws upon considerable experience, and it shows. Clear and accessible, it's a real handbook for the practitioner." Leslie Willcocks, Arthur Andersen Professor of Information Management and E-Business, Warwick Business School, UK
ROB AALDERS has held senior strategic and line management positions in a variety of companies in Europe, Australia and Asia during 25 years in the IT industry. His strength lies in his ability to devise strategic plans for organisations and to define how they should be implemented.
Aalders has carried out assignments for multinational and governmental agencies including Australia Post, QANTAS, the National Rail Corporation and the Hong Kong Transport Department and has gained line management experience, mostly in the transportation sector, which gives a business focus and practical orientation to his strategic studies.
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