Seven IT Outsourcing Strategy Tips for Emerging Technologies

Partner Andy Sealock serves as the sole resource in this article about how to best navigate the complex process of outsourcing an emerging technology. In the article, Sealock offers seven IT outsourcing strategy tips for mitigating risks around emerging technologies:

  1. Put in financial backstops
  2. Reinforce that intellectual property is a two-way street
  3. Insist on a multi-vendor supply base
  4. Motivate the provider to follow your technology roadmap
  5. Underline the importance of operational support, documentation and training
  6. Protect your head start in the marketplace
  7. Establish a minimum threshold on the product or service you are paying for