Why Read This
Technology and service delivery innovation has accelerated again in the field of desktop computing in the enterprise. There are multiple opportunities for enterprise sourcing teams to evaluate around the desktop environment, including around new operating systems or software applications, more advanced hardware, innovative service delivery models like cloud computing, or further enhancements to global delivery. To help identify real areas of opportunity and cut through marketing hype, Forrester has reviewed the potential cost impact of a range of developments in the desktop outsourcing and managed services domain. This document models the scale of the cost impact for a range of scenarios and offers sourcing and vendor management teams advice on their priorities in evaluating potential ways forward for this critical domain of IT.