Stephanie Overby

Stephanie Overby is a regular contributor to CIO.com and CIO magazine.

How to structure an outsourced IT project for less risk, more leverage

Midsize U.S. cities offer attractive alternative to offshoring IT

Midsize U.S. cities offer attractive alternative to offshoring IT

Companies take a second look at domestic outsourcing options as Syracuse, Jacksonville, Tampa and Lansing top the list of American hot spots for IT and business process services.

Offshore captive centers are again a thriving outsourcing model

Offshore captive centers are again a thriving outsourcing model

While several companies sold off their captive offshore centers during the recession, these global in-house options are back in vogue in 2015.

5 ways to future-proof your cloud computing deals

5 ways to future-proof your cloud computing deals

It pays to future-proof cloud contracts, making sure the deal you sign today is aligned with evolving business needs. Here are five terms SaaS buyers should insist on when making new deals.

How Aflac put claims processing in the fast lane

How Aflac put claims processing in the fast lane

Aflac, an insurer with $120 billion in assets, can now receive, process and pay most individual claims in just one business day, thanks to streamlined IT systems.

IT outsourcing deal values hit 10-year low

IT outsourcing deal values hit 10-year low

Amid increasing automation and decreasing prices, the IT outsourcing industry has just recorded its worst first quarter in terms of annual contract value of deals awarded since 2004. However, the current slowness is not necessarily a...

Boards are on high alert over security threats

Boards are on high alert over security threats

Fear of cyberattacks has corporate directors on edge. CIOs must paint a realistic view of the company's security posture and steer the conversation toward managing business risk.

How TGI Fridays put mobile efficiency on the menu

How TGI Fridays put mobile efficiency on the menu

Wait staff at the popular restaurant chain will soon be using tablets to zap orders to the kitchen while still interacting with diners.

The IT outsourcing price wars are on

The IT outsourcing price wars are on

Outsourcing customers are seeing some IT services prices dip as much as 40 percent. But industry experts advise caution during this period of industry transition.

Building IT for worst-case scenarios

Building IT for worst-case scenarios

The World Bank overhauls IT so it's better prepared to do business in global hotspots where war, disease and poverty may be among the challenges of everyday life.

Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

IT outsourcing customers are increasingly demanding IT innovation and will either look to providers to deliver real business outcomes or take their innovation-related business back in-house to run themselves.

Why Offshoring Your Software Development to Romania Makes Sense

Why Offshoring Your Software Development to Romania Makes Sense

A software maker and a food and recipe website turned to Romania for IT outsourcing. Here’s a look at how TechSmith and Yummly are successfully outsourcing with Gemini Solutions.

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