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Studies from University of Calgary in the Area of Information Technology Published
November 22nd, 2011
According to the authors of a study from Calgary, Canada, "We model the diffusion of IT outsourcing using announcements about IT outsourcing deals. We estimate a lognormal diffusion curve to test whether IT outsourcing follows a pure diffusion process or there are contagion effects involved."
"The methodology permits us to study the consequences of outsourcing events, especially mega-deals with IT contract amounts that exceed US$1 billion. Mega-deals act, we theorize, as precipitating events that create a strong basis for contagion effects and are likely to affect decision-making by other firms in an industry. Then, we evaluate the role of different communication channels...
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Source: Information Technology Newsweekly (2011-11-22)