IT and Telecom Connectivity
To Outsource Or Not To Outsource?
3 Key Factors To Consider
Time: 2:00 pm EDT
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 will discuss:
- 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
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.
Executive Vice President of Technology
Kirk Waddell has been an integral part of the One Source team since 2001. Throughout his tenure, Kirk has served One Source clients in nearly every capacity possible. His technical knowledge and expertise, makes him an effective leader; providing guidance for One Source employees and clients. Kirk received his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University. He and his wife have two daughters.