Outsourcing Software Development Offshore: Making It Work

1st Edition

Tandy Gold

Auerbach Publications
Published November 15, 2004
Reference - 280 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849319433 - CAT# AU1943

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Summary

In Offshore Software Development: Making It Work, hands-on managers of Offshore solutions help you answer these questions:
  • What is Offshore and why is it an IT imperative?
  • What do you need to do to successfully evaluate an Offshore solution?
  • How do you avoid common pitfalls?
  • How do you confront security and geopolitical risk?
  • How do you handle issues related to displaced workers?

    The author applies her considerable experience in the analysis of such Offshore issues as the financial growth of the Offshore industry, keys to success in initiating a program, choosing and managing vendors, risk mitigation, and employee impacts. A detailed program checklist outlines the steps for successful Offshore execution, providing real-world exposure and guidance to a movement that has become a fixture in the IT realm.

    About the Author
    Tandy Gold is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry who is focused on entrepreneurial consulting and innovation. As part of her responsibilities in implementing the first Offshore initiative for a large financial institution, she created a monthly Offshore interest group. Comprised of Offshore program managers from Fortune 100 firms, together they represent more than 40 years of experience in Offshore.
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