Stephanie Overby

Stephanie Overby is a regular contributor to CIO.com and CIO magazine. Disclosure: She also writes for Hewlett-Packard's marketing website TechBeacon.

11 outsourcing myths debunked

The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year — and the top 10 challengers

The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year — and the top 10 challengers

Find out which vendors are rising and which are falling in Everest Group’s third annual outsourcing vendor rankings. Plus, the analyst firm ranks the top challengers that are winning business away from the biggest IT services brands.

10 early warning signs of IT outsourcing disaster

10 early warning signs of IT outsourcing disaster

The causes of IT outsourcing failure are numerous, but there are some common indicators of trouble that IT leaders can monitor and address before an outsourcing relationship goes off the rails.

9 IT outsourcing mistakes to avoid

9 IT outsourcing mistakes to avoid

A number of common — and costly — pitfalls persist, when it comes to engaging an IT service provider. Here’s how to ensure your IT outsourcing engagements achieve their intended results.

7 hot IT outsourcing trends — and 7 going cold

7 hot IT outsourcing trends — and 7 going cold

The days of low-cost commodity services are waning, as IT organizations seek stronger strategic partnerships with IT outsourcing providers in the era of digital transformation.

Hurting for IT help? Hire a trained GI vet

Hurting for IT help? Hire a trained GI vet

One IT professional services firm is meeting increasing demand for U.S.-based skills by training military veterans in key IT domains, from business analysis to devops.

Why IT service providers are investing in North America

Why IT service providers are investing in North America

IT outsourcing providers have been opening more service centers in the U.S. with Seattle, San Francisco and Toronto emerging as hot spots for digital services.

Don't fear the robots, embrace the potential

Don't fear the robots, embrace the potential

Robotic process automation is not necessarily replacing human workers, but creating more capacity and the potential for employees to focus on higher-value activities.

IT leaders say current H-1B program works

IT leaders say current H-1B program works

Corporate technology leaders worry that proposed H-1B visa changes will increase costs and scarcity for highly skill IT talent, according to Harvey Nash survey.

How design thinking can transform IT outsourcing

How design thinking can transform IT outsourcing

In the era of digital transformation, design thinking can enable a new way of working between IT outsourcing customers and providers.

Trump’s H-1B reform resolves few questions

Trump’s H-1B reform resolves few questions

It’s unclear if the U.S. president’s latest order will, in fact, help American IT workers or lead to increased offshoring and automation.

How Brexit will impact global CIOs and IT services

How Brexit will impact global CIOs and IT services

Global CIOs must begin planning now for the impact of Brexit on their IT services and outsourcing strategies.

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