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When Robots Replace Burger-Flippers and Lawyers

Can robots replace burger-flippers? How about lawyers? Tools have been around for thousands of years, making a human job faster and easier; try banging a nail in without a hammer. Machines, complex combinations of parts that are either human-operated or … Continue reading

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When Not to Outsource

In earlier articles, we discussed How to Outsource and When to Outsource. Today, we turn to when not to Outsource. At first blush, we expect not to outsource when our candidate does not meet at least one of the criteria for outsourcing listed … Continue reading

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When to Outsource

Knowing how to outsource a process is challenging enough, and requires serious operational management and help, but does not involve making strategic decisions. Conversely, knowing when to outsource is far more challenging, as it involves making decisions with imperfect information about … Continue reading

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How to Outsource

Over the last week, I have had several discussions about the challenges to successful outsourcing. One person was dealing with manufacturing products in China; another was managing outsourced server maintenance and operations; yet a third had a financial technology management service provider. In all … Continue reading

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