IT Outsourcing: Definition, Importance, Trends and Research

  • Georg Hodosi
  • Lazar Rusu
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Information Systems book series (BRIEFSINORMAT)


This chapter presents the definition of Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO), the importance and trends in ITO, the research problem, goals, and motivations including the delimitations of performing research in ITO in large companies.


Information Technology IT outsourcing IT outsourcing risks IT outsourcing relationships IT outsourcing success factors Large companies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Hodosi
    • 1
  • Lazar Rusu
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Systems SciencesStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden

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