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Objective based, Strategic sourcing, Tactical outsourcing, Transformational outsourcing
Organizational service delivery based, Bundled sourcing, Co-sourcing, Consortium sourcing, Crowd sourcing, Global sourcing, Nearshore outsourcing, Rural sourcing, geographic-based (offshoring), Best-Shore outsourcing, aka. bestshoring, Nearshore outsourcing, aka. nearshoring, Offshore outsourcing, aka. offshoring, Onshore outsourcing, aka. onshore, Rural shoring
Process type based, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO), aka. IT sub-contracting, Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
Scope based, Full outsourcing, aka. total outsourcing, Selective sourcing
Supplier strategy based, Multi-sourcing, Single sourcing, aka. sole sourcing
Question to ask:, Is it appropriate?, Alignment with business strategy?, Core competency?, High level cost/benefits acceptable?, Acceptable risk?, Competitive advantage?, Legal, ethical, etc.?
Question to ask:, Is it real?, Acceptable business case?, Acceptable risk?
Question to ask:, Is is a deal?, Approved contract?
Question to ask:, Is it executable?, Approved pilot?, Approve transition plan?, Assess transition and fix issues as necessary
Question to ask:, Is it operable?, Governance and metrics being met?, Renew, expand, disengage?