Read Case Study IV-3, “IT Infrastructure Outsourcing at Schaeffer (A): The Outsourcing Decision,” in Managing Information Technology.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word (3- to 4-page) paper that provides a recommendation for how Schaeffer’s corporate management should proceed on the task force results. Include the following:
- Identify the business issues leading Schaeffer to consider outsourcing.
- Identify the specific risks and benefits to the proposed outsourcing proposal.
- Identify the roles and resources associated with an outsourcing proposal.
- Include supporting rationale for the recommendation.
- Include any operational metrics involved in Schaeffer’s decision.
Provide research and references to support your recommendations.