From BCMpedia. A Wiki Glossary for Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR).
|1. Outsource is to purchase goods or sub-contract services from an external supplier or source to form part of an organization's business functions, activities or processes.
2. Make an arrangement where an external organization performs part of an organization’s function or process.
(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements) - clause 3.34