I’ve written somewhat negatively about outsourcing in the past: primarily issuing warnings about doing it without proper planning, for the […]
The programming press and IT journals are full of stories about the failure of software outsourcing. The statistics are sobering.
Unintended consequences? I certainly would agree with anyone who tells me there are appropriate circumstances and projects for outsourcing, whether
Managing outsourced work: can that project be saved? An experienced, well-trained project manager is not enough to guarantee an outsourced
Managing outsourced work Now that you’ve made your decision, picked a supplier, and written a contract, just kick back and
A few more things to do before making the outsourcing decision: 3. Create a Request for Proposal (RFP) that describes,
A company that has its own software development capability is driven to outsource software development in an attempt to save
I have a friend (let’s call him Andy) who used to work for me and was a good engineer. He