J-TRADING: Full Circle Outsourcing
Read the aricle “J-TRADING: Full Circle Outsourcing” and answer these four questions
Your response should be 2-3 paragraphs for each of these questions.
1. Discuss whether decisions to outsource help desk were the right one for J-TRADING strategically.
2. Discuss whether decisions to outsource data centers were the right one for J-TRADING strategically.
3. Use the data in appendices to perform the financial analysis of the data center outsourcing decision. Does the analysis support the outsourcing decision for the data center?
4. Cloud-computing and cloud-based services were not widely available in 2002. Today, would you recommend it to J-TRADING to consider cloud-based offerings for its infrastructure sourcing problem? Why or Why not?