Home Page > Publications

Welcome to the GOX blog. We started writing on this back in 2008 and have persevered through the years. We regularly comment on technology, outsourcing, cloud solutions, project management and sometimes we just write about something personal.

We hope you find these updates useful, informative and we welcome your feedback or any suggestions.

Thank you for all your innovative ideas and participation.

-The GOX Team

Search Our Archives   
A Brief Overview of IT Offshoring Destinations: Where and Why
A Brief Overview of IT Offshoring Destinations: Where and Why

Economic downturn puts pressure on companies to reduce costs - variable vs fixed, management vs technical. Organisations are looking for a good bargain, and there are plenty around. Companies that haven't...

READ MORE
Date posted: 30-10-2008
Myths About Delivery Models
Myths About Delivery Models

There are a growing number of delivery models for sourcing IT services, from utility-based services, to fixed-price engagements to time and materials arrangements. Choosing viable, long-term models for your...

READ MORE
Date posted: 26-09-2008
September 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends, Analysis
September 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends, Analysis

When Outsourcing Fails Living and commuting in London, I feel the pain when outsourcing fails and my Oyster card no longer works. During July it actually impacted me twice as my Oystercard couldn't be read...

READ MORE
Date posted: 26-09-2008
Do's and Don'ts of IT Outsourcing (Part 1)
Do's and Don'ts of IT Outsourcing (Part 1)

This is the first part of a three-part series of articles that discuss some general rules around how to outsource successfully, broken down into the following areas: Part 1 - Strategy - Deciding What, When and...

READ MORE
Date posted: 26-09-2008
Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?
Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?

Every CIO who is pursuing an IT strategy that includes outsourcing and offshoring is searching for the perfect outsourcing partner(s). Sometimes it takes two or three tries to find the right supplier, but if you...

READ MORE
Date posted: 26-09-2008
Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?
Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?

Every CIO who is pursuing an IT strategy that includes outsourcing and offshoring is searching for the perfect outsourcing partner(s). Sometimes it takes two or three tries to find the right supplier, but if you...

READ MORE
Date posted: 26-09-2008
Can Mid-size Companies Benefit from Offshoring?
Can Mid-size Companies Benefit from Offshoring?

The big question often presented to IT directors in the mid-size market is "How can mid-size businesses provide enterprise scale technology on a mid-size budget?" Some would have believed that with the...

READ MORE
Date posted: 29-08-2008
Multisourcing In Practice - Does It Cost More?
Multisourcing In Practice - Does It Cost More?

As with most business-related questions that seeks a black and white answer, the correct answer is "it depends". This question depends primarily on how you measure cost, and how you quantify all of the...

READ MORE
Date posted: 29-08-2008
The Omega Price: The Best Price For IT Services
The Omega Price: The Best Price For IT Services

There is an optimal price for any service, and it is different for every service provider and every customer. Sourcing and procurement managers often try to reduce prices as much as possible - sometimes to a point...

READ MORE
Date posted: 29-08-2008
August 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
August 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

  Green Initiatives Moving up the CIO Agenda in 2009 Corporations, employees, shareholders and suppliers are seeing the green element of IT moving up the agenda in 2009. Normally when we think green we...

READ MORE
Date posted: 22-08-2008

Newsletter Signup

Company
Name
Telephone
email

Featured Publications