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Misadventures In Indian Outsourcing

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BusinessWeek Online:  Misadventures In Indian Outsourcing

An excellent story about how an attempt to offshore some development for a small firm nearly cost the start-up everything.  It also points out that the monthly cost per programmer isn't your only expense, and there is plenty of risk analysis that needs to occur.


Gravatar Image1 - They seem to have learnt the lesson - if your operations are small don't outsource.The main issue more than getting the right candidate is commitment.That's not easy.

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