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- Outsourcing, the process of contracting a business function to someone else
- Insourcing, a process of contracting a business function to someone else to be completed in-house
- Global sourcing, a procurement strategy aimed at exploiting global efficiencies in production
- Strategic sourcing, a component of supply chain management, for improving and re-evaluating purchasing activities
- Tradegood sourcing, a process of finding the right suppliers who have gone through the unique Tradegood "Business done right" verification process, as a leading in quality and safety company.
- Sourcing (personnel), the practice of recruiting talent using strategic search techniques
- Co-sourcing, a type of auditing service
- Low-cost country sourcing, a procurement strategy for acquiring materials from countries with lower labour and production costs in order to cut operating expenses
- Corporate sourcing, a supply chain, purchasing/procurement, and inventory function
- Second-tier sourcing, a practice of rewarding suppliers for attempting to achieve minority-owned business spending goals of their customer
- Netsourcing, a practice of utilizing an established group of businesses, individuals, or hardware & software applications to streamline or initiate procurement practices by tapping in to and working through a third party provider
- Inverted Sourcing, a price volatility reduction strategy usually conducted by procurement or supply-chain person by which the value of an organization's waste-stream is maximized by actively seeking out the highest price possible from a range of potential buyers exploiting price trends and other market factors
- Remote Insourcing, a practice of contracting a third party vendor to complete a business function by creating collaborative units between in-house and third party staff
- Multisourcing, a strategy that treats a given function, such as IT, as a portfolio of activities, some of which should be outsourced and others of which should be performed by internal staff.
- Crowdsourcing, using an undefined, generally large group of people or community in the form of an open call to perform a task
In journalism, it can also refer to:
- Journalism sourcing, the practice of identifying a person or publication that gives information
- Single sourcing, the reuse of content in publishing
In computing, it can refer to:
- Open-sourcing, the act of releasing previously proprietary software under an open source/free software license
- Power sourcing equipment, network devices that will provide power in a Power over Ethernet (PoE) setup
In electronics, it can refer to:
- Sinking and Sourcing (electronic circuits, output current capability)
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