The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) acts as the industry professional body for global sourcing and aims to share best practices, trends, and connections across the global business space. The association further strives to improve the reputation and size of the global sourcing industry by participating in the ongoing development and support of agents within the field. The site provides a knowledge center, event listings, and opportunities for professional development
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) aims to bring together outsourcing customers, providers, and advisors to maximize the effectiveness of using outsourcing as a management tool. The site provides information on membership to the association, events, and links to various outsourcing resources. Case studies and online articles require membership.
Outsourcing Center is a portal for outsourcing information. The Center hosts free research, case studies, database directories, market intelligence, and content on emerging trends and best practices in outsourcing as a business solution. The Center also features a monthly online Outsourcing Journal.
This website is managed by McKinsey Global Institute, an independent economic research division of McKinsey & Company. The website provides research publications from McKinsey Global Institute regarding offshoring and global sourcing. The website also provides a search engine for locating publications. Registration is required for some features.
The Outsourcing Institute (OI) is a neutral professional association dedicated to outsourcing. OI tracks and forecasts the rapid evolution of outsourcing while providing new services and programs to assist buyers and sellers of outsourcing services as well as industry influencers. It has three free professional membership associations: buyers of outsourcing services, industry influencers, and providers of outsourcing services.