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9 Questions to Ask Before Bringing Outsourced IT In-House

Many companies are bringing outsourced IT in-house. Should you? Bringing IT in house can be complex and costly. Think about these costs: Termination fees, facility build-outs, shared assets, application migration, personnel training and transitions, new hiring, and software license transfers, to name a few.

Here are nine questions that suggests you ask yourself before you decide to bring an outsourced IT function in house:

  1. What are my goals?
  2. Do I have a solid business case?
  3. What are my termination rights and responsibilities?
  4. Who the heck knows what’s going on?
  5. Can in-house IT support my future state?
  6. How much of this is my fault?
  7. Do I have business buy-in?
  8. How long will insourcing take?
  9. Who can help me?

Have you brought an IT function in house after outsourcing? How did that work for you?

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Erin Moloney

As the leader of Perficient's Dallas-Fort Worth geography, Erin is responsible for delivery excellence, sales, marketing, career development, partnerships, recruiting, and community engagement. She was a founding Co-Chair of Perficient's Women in Tech global employee resource group. Erin is a member of the DFW Alliance of Technology and Women and the Texas Women’s Foundation. Our Dallas-area marketing, strategy and technology experts are responsible for delivering a world-class experience for our clients. Erin's goals are to build career paths and professional development for each Dallas-based team member, grow our visibility and business relationships in North Texas, and to foster an exciting work environment for our employees.

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