Amanda Pilkington is a Legal Director in DLA Piper's top rated outsourcing practice, joining the firm in 2005. She advises private and public sector clients on a wide range of sourcing, IT and commercial matters across a number of industry sectors with a particular focus on the financial services and technology sectors. Her diverse experience includes IT-centric, networks, desktop and business process outsourcings both onshore and offshore. She advises clients at all stages of the procurement lifecycle from inception to delivery.
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A multisourcing contracting strategy is designed to break entrenched relationships with key technology providers and create a suitably tensioned environment where the business can access a wider range of service providers offering greater innovation and price competition, but without compromise to continuity of service or service integration. Significantly, it recognises at the outset that different providers will be involved in the end-to-end services, and addresses both the challenges and...