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29. März 2017

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Innovation through combination

Innovation through combination

Intelligent IT sourcing as competition factor. An expert comment by Peter Wöhrer, Manager Solution Unit Business Services & Outsourcing at Kapsch BusinessCom.

Businesses with global business relations need an IT supporting existing processes and which is simultaneously open to new business ideas. This is not available “out-of-the-box“. Flexible concepts combined with "innovation triggers" are increasingly demanded. These enable companies to rapidly deploy new technologies to implement their digitization projects.

Lumped together
The time of major outsourcing deals, where all people are are lumped together, is over. Multi-sourcing enters its place. Based on a clear strategy that comes usually with an in-sourcing of important IT components, intelligent IT concepts are developed. Businesses and service providers work closely together for this. This way, the best can be made of technical possibilities and the flexibility to act swiftly in the market is maintained simultaneously..

Made in Austria
The possible combinations of public and private cloud services, from commodity services for printers or email and highly specialised services are varied. It also shows that IT services "Made in Austria" are particularly appreciated. According to a questionnaire from IDC, nearly half of the interviewed businesses hands more than 50 % of their budget for pure IT services to Austrian businesses.

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