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Improving IT service outsourcing experience: The magic of bringing XLAs & SLAs together

Our friends over at CitrusCollab shared this really interesting case study:


Improving IT service outsourcing experience: The magic of bringing XLAs™ & SLAs together

Business Situation

A regional utility company with 10,000 employees was ending a first time, multi-year IT infrastructure outsourcing contract with a well-known, sizeable India-based outsourcer. At the termination of the contract, the client was extremely unhappy with:
  • the lack of service quality,
  • the lack of promised innovation and cost reductions,
  • the poor employee experience with the technical services delivery quality,
  • the unacceptable governance experience with the management of disputes and issues,
  • the ineffectiveness of financial penalties as a lever to obtain service performance improvements. 
CitrusCollab consultants assisted in the outsourcing contract rebid process. We created several Employee Experience Level Agreements (XLA*) to augment the Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the new IT Infrastructure outsourcing contract. 

This case study describes what we did, how we did it, and the results obtained.

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