21NTC Session

IT Staffing: Evaluating the What, When, and How of Outsourcing

Submitted by: Colin Boyle | NTEN Member badge | Step Up Suncoast


Do I have enough IT staff?

Should I be outsourcing my IT?

Should I outsource some of it or all of it?

How do I figure out what to keep in-house and what to work to send out?

These are all huge questions that anyone managing IT faces. Sadly, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, but hopefully you can get closer to the answer that fits your organization.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Make more informed outsourcing decisions based on your org's philosophy, needs, and resources.
  • gain a clearer understanding of current outsourcing models (VAR, MSP, fractional CIO, SAAS, etc.)
  • Judge what level of staffing is right for their organization


Colin Boyle

IT Director

Step Up Suncoast

Colin is the IT Director for Step Up Suncoast, and anti-poverty organization in Manatee County, Florida.

He is a Navy veteran and holds a Bachelor of Arts from New College of Florida.

He’s on his 25th gap year before grad school.

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March 13, 2019


10:30am – 11:45am



CFRE Credits

NFR - 1.25

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