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subcontractor

[¦səb′kän‚trak·tər]
(engineering)
A manufacturer or organization that receives a contract from a prime contractor for a portion of the work on a project.

Subcontractor

A specialized building contractor; typically works for the general contractor performing work in a particular trade, such as electrical, masonry, or millwork.

subcontractor

A person or organization who has a direct contract with a prime contractor to perform a portion of the work at the site.

subcontractor

An individual or organization that is hired by a contractor to do all or some part of the work for another party. For example, a project given to a contractor may be delegated by the contractor to numerous subcontractors. See contractor.
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For example, if there is one clear overriding tactical priority--such as, to meet short-term cost objectives, to overcome a short-term lack of capital necessary for asset acquisitions, or to access a noncore capability--then it is appropriate to use a more tactical outsourcing model like out-tasking.
Some corporations form an alliance with a professional services firm that adds value, by providing the resources and specialists to do the work involved, with specific elements of the real estate process under an out-tasking contract.
Out-tasking takes a different approach and is structured to meet the needs of a different decision driver.
In this way, outsourcing and out-tasking also help eliminate the mediocrity of bureaucracy.
CA selected Nexio Technologies, a leader in IT governance risk and control services, as its Canadian Out-Tasking business partner due to the depth of its experience in mainframe consulting and the quality of its service management.
By leveraging CA's leading mainframe management software solutions, Out-Tasking will uniquely enable customers to overcome resource shortfalls and help optimize business value from their mainframes.
Out-Tasking solutions will initially be delivered in conjunction with CA service provider Acxiom([R]) Corporation, a leading provider of IT services including remote infrastructure management and mainframe hosting.
Our Out-Tasking offerings enable them to provide exceptional, round-the-clock support without having to sleep beside their laptop or hire extra staff.
Here, the idea of an out-tasking and not the outsourcing is followed by the AG.
As most business functions are still performed in-house by a majority of firms, out-tasking the management of the network and related infrastructure may still be considered a "trend.
Contract notice: DIGIT/R2/PO/2014/041 Out-tasking of activities for systems and infrastructure services (OASIS II).
By out-tasking to Kaseya, ETS is able to expand its reliable, efficient IT managed services to evenings and weekends, giving customers a robust and complete business continuity strategy at a flat, monthly rate.