Glossary of terms

This glossary is intended to assist you in getting a general understanding of commonly used terms and concepts when dealing with outsourcing and outsourcing governance. We welcome your contribution to further improve and expand the glossary.

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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter J.
Joint Venture
An alliance-based model between the buyer and provider of services. The provider provides the implementation and initial operational support. The ownership structure may change over time depending on the initial arrangement and progress of the relationship

Just-in-time Sourcing
The organization adopts a continuous sourcing planning process that takes place on a project-by-project basis. Sourcing decisions are considered to last only as long as the projects that created the need for them