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Whitepaper: The Pitfalls Of Outsourcing Programmers

by ForioJan 01, 2008

The enthusiasm for overseas outsourcing and off shoring, mirrors the enthusiasm for Internet companies in the Nineties. It’s worrisome when companies are criticized solely because they have hired people overseas. Off shoring is a mistake when technology companies confuse operational effectiveness and strategy. Strategy is about the creation of a long-term competitive advantage, which for technology companies is usually the ability to create innovative software. Operational effectiveness is