IT and Telecom Connectivity
To Outsource Or Not To Outsource?
3 Key Factors To Consider
IT outsourcing has gained increasing popularity among both large and small businesses. Companies strategies range from outsourcing their entire IT department to relying on an IT business for technical support. While there are several benefits to outsourcing for your IT needs, there are also important factors to consider before hiring an outside IT vendor to ensure a successful partnership.
Join Jamie Garner, Senior Vice President, Information Technology Officer at Union Bank, in a 15 minute spotlight Q&A session to discover why he knew it was time to outsource and how he implemented a successful strategic partnership that increased efficiencies in his business.
In this session he discussed:
- Maximizing the investment in outsourcing
- Choosing the right vendor for your organization
- Realizing cost savings through a strategic partnership
- Vendor Technology and Human Resources
- Gain unique expertise & knowledge
- Free up resources and refocus internal IT staff more toward innovation
- Competitive Advantage of a Vendor Partnership
- Increase flexibility in where you allocate time and budget
- Sustain scalable, repeatable growth
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Senior Vice President – Information Technology Officer
Before joining Union Bank, Mr. Garner was the IT Manager for The Little Bank. Prior to that, he spent 6 plus years with BB&T in various capacities. Mr. Garner has over 20 years IT and Banking experience. He has been very active in community affairs throughout his career including Boy Scouts, Ducks Unlimited, and Pitt Greenville Titan Youth Football … serving in many leadership capacities. Mr. Garner is a 1997 graduate of the ECU School of Business.
Chief Information Security Officer
Steve Cobb is One Source’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) bringing more than 25 years of leadership consulting surrounding IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, incident response, and cyber threat intelligence. Since joining One Source in 1995, Steve has been responsible for providing strategic IT consulting, delivering an increased organization efficiency and security for our customers. Prior to One Source, he was a Senior Security Engineer with Verizon Managed Security and a Senior Escalation Engineer with Microsoft. Steve serves on several CISO boards and a frequent presenter at conferences such as InfoSecCon, Cyber Defense Summit, and others. Steve attended UNC-CH, but left early to start his own IT company, and ultimately received his degree in Business from East Carolina University. Steve and his wife have two daughters and a son.