Since outsourcing's popularity has been growing in recent years, it comes as little surprise that bank spending on third-party computer services increased 3.2% in 1996.

What may surprise some, though, is that large banks - those with more than $4 billion of assets - led the pack in outsourcing spending growth.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.