ISG Index™: As-a-Service Approaching Parity with Traditional Sourcing
What is Happening?
This week, we held our 59th quarterly Index call summarizing the state of the combined sourcing and as-a-service industries for global, commercial and public sector contracts worth more than $5 million in annual contract value (ACV). Key takeaways from the call include the following:
The data this quarter tell a generally positive story of steady growth. Both the traditional sourcing and as-a-service markets continue to attract new investment, primarily driven by the need to reduce the costs of using traditional outsourcing to fund digital transformation initiatives – often with as-a-service platforms.
Figure 1: Global Commercial Sector ACV ($B)
Source: Q2 2017 ISG Index™
Though traditional sourcing ACV slipped a bit this quarter, it still held within the fairly tight range it has inhabited for quite some time. The $5 billion mark is the floor for a good quarter, while $6 billion is the marker for a great quarter. The traditional and as-a-service...
 
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  • ISG Index™: As-a-Service Approaching Parity with Traditional Sourcing
    • Why is it Happening?
    • Market Impact