Outsourcing

Outsourcing Options

by Bernard B. Tulsi

As they sort out where their in-house laboratories fit within the enterprise, technology-driven businesses, many with requirements far exceeding the typical fee-for-service testing, have been adopting outsourcing models aimed at keeping control, retaining proprietary knowledge, and tapping into the broad technical and administrative expertise of contract lab services providers —all at a steep discount relative to their own in house lab operations.