Vendor Transition and the Impact on In-flight Projects

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dc.contributor.author Booker, Amaya en_US
dc.contributor.author Sixsmith, Alan en_US
dc.contributor.editor Rosemann, M., Green, P., and Rohde, F. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:08:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:08:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010000681 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Booker Amaya and Sixsmith Alan 2010, 'Vendor Transition and the Impact on In-flight Projects', , Association for Information Systems, AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), , pp. 1-11. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-88435-643-4 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16269
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the vendor transition process after the termination or alteration of existing outsourcing contracts and the impact on in-flight projects. A single case study based on a large Australian telecommunications company, which operates a heavily outsourced IT environment is presented. Qualitative techniques were used for data collection and analysis. Data collection was undertaken using on-site semi-structured open-ended interviews. The following key themes were uncovered in the interviews 1) Communication of the vendor transition, 2) The transition period, 3) Confusion during transition, 4) Extending agreements, and 5) Knowledge management. The paper concludes by presenting a number implications and underlying points of interest derived from the findings. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Association for Information Systems en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://aisel.aisnet.org/acis2010/29 en_US
dc.title Vendor Transition and the Impact on In-flight Projects en_US
dc.parent ACIS 2010 Proceedings - Informtion Systems: Defining and Establishing a High Impact Discipline en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 11 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Systems, Management and Leadership en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 080600 en_US
dc.personcode 0000065569 en_US
dc.personcode 030349 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Information Systems en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Australian Conference on Information Systems en_US
dc.date.activity 20101201 en_US
dc.location.activity Brisbane, Qld, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords Outsourcing, Vendor Transition, In-flight Projects en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 030349 en_US


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