Here is a collection of articles taken from diverse IT-magazines and web portals telling
about the practice and benefits of offshore software development.
List of articles below is sorted in reverse chronological order.
Outsourcing Software Development Offshore Pros & Cons
Cost is the main reason that most companies take into consideration when outsourcing a project.
By Mark Davies
InformationWeek, January 10, 2014
Can Outsourcing Make You More 'Agile'?
Agile software development has made its way into complex enterprise environments, but keeping the process in-house may be too expensive.
By Scott Staples
SDG Blog, November 15, 2012
Successful Offshore Development Practices
Offshore development has become a standard practice in many organizations.
By Jeff Ortman
ZDNet, September 17, 2012
Outsourcing exec urges: 'Stop outsourcing your software development'
IT outsourcing head points to risks and hidden expenses of outsourcing. There is one underrated practice that can make a difference, however.
By Joe McKendrick
eWeek, September 28, 2010
Offshore Outsourcing Is an Increasingly Popular Business Strategy
With the simultaneous pressures of cost savings and software-centric innovation, CIOs continue to look abroad for development projects and managed services.
By Don E. Sears
ArticleSnatch, June 2010
Software Development Trends
Several trends are emerging within the area of offshore software development.
By Shawn Frank
Enterprise Management Quarterly, June 2009
Desktop virtualization powers offshore software development
IT managers must be cognizant of information security.
By Charlie Morris, CTO, Princeton Financial Systems
ComputerWeekly, April 2009
Most dangerous places to outsource your IT
A report published by the Brown-Wilson Group details which locations are the most risky places to offshore your IT
Articlesbase.com, December 18, 2007
Offshore Software Development - the Best Way to Cut Down on Expenses!
As the latest and most prevalent trend in the IT industry, offshore software development is the best that a company can do to cut down on its expenses and at the same time make no compromise on quality.
By John Wircken
Intetics Co./ Web Space Station Articles Archive, October, 2007
IT Outsourcing: Maturity Phase
Outsourcing is the best solution when you don't possess enough in-house expertise and/or budget for an IT development project
By Basil Tesler
ArticlesBase.com, September 19, 2007
Why Software Development Outsourcing is Getting Popular?
There is no doubt that outsourcing is enjoyed to be today's most prevalent and competitive trend of bringing this professional business world class quality with a timely delivery at affordable prices.
By Anne Catherine
GoArticles, September 10, 2007
Offshore Software Outsourcing
Many surveys and studies have proved that the offshore outsourcing industry is booming and shows absolutely no signs of slowing down.
By Tom Desousa
GoArticles, September 4, 2007
Offshore outsourcing company: A windfall to your business
In today's competitive world, offshore outsourcing has become a boon for businessmen. And simply; for majority of companies, offshore outsourcing has turn out to be a very attractive option due to being one of the cost effective measures.
NTR Lab blog, July 2007
Offshore software developing companies in Russia pursue partnerships
A distinctive feature of Russian programmers is their initiative in applying creative thinking to define a problem and a solution, adding exploratory work and personal input to the typical development process.
SoftwareProjects.org, July 22, 2007
Offshore Outsourcing to Eastern Europe
With the growing fashion and dependency on offshore outsourcing, many countries of Eastern Europe has come up as an alternative to traditional offshore destinations.
By Bas de Baar
GoArticles, June 23, 2007
Offshore Software Development: How to select projects that will succeed
One of the key decisions a company needs to make in offshoring software development is which projects to offshore.
eWeek.com, May 8, 2007
Report: Russia Has Tools to Take Over Outsourcing
A new IDC white paper cites stronger technical skills and better cultural fit with the west as factors differentiating Russia from its outsourcing competitors.
By Deb Perelman
EzineArticles, November 09, 2006
Tips on Offshore Software Project Management
Follow these simple tips and give your offshore software project the best chance of success.
By Rod Morris
EzineArticles, October 31, 2006
Tips On How To Choose An Offshore Software Vendor
Considering outsourcing to an offshore development team? Keep these tips in mind.
By Rod Morris
Outsourcing Journal, October, 2006
Open Source Offshore Doubles Cost Cuts For Software Companies
The combination of using open-source technology which is free to the user, offshore personnel, and outsourced infrastructure gives software companies great cost savings and a distinct competitive advantage.
By John Harney, Business Writer
eWeek.com, June 12, 2006
Outsourcing: The Russian Revelation
"In Russia, the good news is that you have very creative and strong-willed people. And the bad news is that you have very creative and strong-willed people," said Daniel Marovitz, chief technology officer for global banking at Deutsche Bank's investment banking unit, in London.
By Stan Gibson
BusinessWeek Online, June 5, 2006
Apple Follows its Instincts Out of India
CEO Steve Jobs may have a soft spot for India, but the economic reality is, building a technical support center there doesn't make sense.
By Manjeet Kripalani and Peter Burrows
Outsourcing Journal, May 2006
IT Outsourcing and Pricing: How Much, How Long, and What to Price?
Pricing is always primo for buyers of outsourced services. Asking the right questions helps buyers achieve the appropriate price. Learning how suppliers price IT deals will help you prepare the proper questions.
By Frank Usher, Everest Group
RIA Novosti, March 31, 2006
Russia masters high technologies
Russia cannot develop nowadays without high technologies introduced in every branch of its economy.
By Andrei Kislyakov, RIA Novosti political commentator
The St. Petersburg Times, January 10, 2006
IT Executives Marvel At City’s Outsourcing Scope
High-level executives from the US and European Fortune 500 and 1000 listed companies were left marvelling at Russia’s IT outsourcing industry after being brought together with the country’s leading software outsourcers at ExecutEVE – the First Exclusive IT Outsourcing Event that took place in St. Petersburg last month.
By Yekaterina Dranitsyna, Staff Writer
SouthCoastToday.Com, August 23, 2005
Russian IT outsourcers targeting U.S.
By Hugh R. Morley
EzineArticles.com, August 12, 2005
A Recipe For Outsourcing Your Software Development
You cannot order your software from a menu like at a restaurant. Here’s how to provide a recipe to your outsourcing team to get the software you need.
By Steve Mezak
Intetics Co./ Web Space Station Articles Archive, April, 2005
Outsourcing IT Development: Advantages and Disadvantages
Will you really benefit from outsourcing IT development? What are the pitfalls expecting a business that puts out to the sea of outsourcing? What treasures will you be able to find if you are resolute and prudent navigating your ship?
By Basil Tesler
MosNews.com, April, 2005
Russia Seen as Next Global Outsourcing Leader
Russia is poised to become the world’s next leader in computer programming outsourcing, as its IT industry demonstrates dramatic growth and the government is set to approve an initiative that would further put it on an accelerated development track.
OutsourcingOffshore.com, April, 2005
Should Commercial Software Companies Create A Captive Or Outsource?
The global marketplace has determined that offshore outsourcing is an accepted business practice; the cost savings are just too compelling. But the jury is still out on the best way to offshore applications, development, and maintenance. Should commercial software companies create a captive organization or outsource that work?
By Beth Ellyn Rosenthal, Editor
silicon.com, April 04, 2005
Russia bids for offshore outsourcing top spot
Russia claims it can replicate the success of India's high-tech centres in Bangalore and Hyderabad and become the next global IT outsourcing hotspot.
by Andy McCue
InformationWeek, March 31, 2005
Exclusive: Gartner Predicts Huge Increase In Offshore Outsourcing By 2015
Report to be released next week says 30% of IT jobs in developed countries will be "offshored" by 2015.
by Paul McDougall
Yahoo! Finance, March 21, 2005
CIO Insight Magazine Releases The Global Outsourcing Report
Three-quarters of U.S. companies outsourced some or all of their information technology activities in 2004, and that percentage is likely to increase this year
Computerworld Philippines, March 14, 2005
Offshore dev’t mart growing; RP software developers eye 2005 gains
OFFSHORE software development, already considered the bane of US-based programmers, is growing stronger, according to officials at Sun Microsystems Inc. and IBM Corp.
by Melba-Jean M. Valdez (Associate Editor, Computerworld Philippines) Paul Krill (Writer, InfoWorld US)
InfoWorld, March 09, 2005
Offshore software development is spreading
India, China are not the only regions gaining in strength, programmers now spread around the globe.
By Paul Krill
Business Wire, Feb 14, 2005
Effective Offshore Staff Management Essential for Successful Outsourcing
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Global Offshore Outsourcing and Offshoring of IT Jobs, reveals that the value of IT jobs exported totaled $51.6 billion in 2004.
Las Vegas Business Press, October 22, 2004
Outsourcing doesn't eliminate American jobs
The trend of offshore-developed technology is nothing new, but the election has brought new light and new controversy to the idea of overseas jobs.
by Michael Marriott
U.S.NewsWire Press Release, October 6, 2004
Information and Russia's Future; Russia's Rapidly Growing IT and Communications Industry
Leonid Reiman, minister of Information Technology and Communications of the Russian Federation, will deliver a talk entitled "Information and Russia's Future" at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
MosNews.com, September 15, 2004
Russia’s Exports of Software to Equal Oil Exports in 10 Years — Minister
In 2005 Russia’s software exports may amount to $1 billion, said the country’s Telecommunications Minister Leonid Reiman, quoted by Interfax on Wednesday, September 15.
Computer Weekly, June, 2004
The art of successful offshore outsourcing
Even IT executives who have successfully outsourced parts of their services abroad can tell you the road to profitable relations...
By Marc Ferranti
The Moscow Times, May 26, 2004
Intel Hires 600 Local Computer Specialists
Intel, the world's No. 1 maker of microchips, has hired some 600 Russian computer specialists, more than doubling its research capacity in the country.
By Alex Nicholson, Staff Writer
SearchCIO.com Magazine, May 4, 2004
Gartner picks best offshore destinations
Roger Cox, managing vice president of the Gartner Strategic Sourcing Practice, spoke with SearchCIO about the best countries to outsource to and the obstacles U.S. companies must overcome to successfully implement an offshore outsourcing program.
By Karen Guglielmo, Editor
MosNews.com, April, 2004
Russian Software Programmers are a Hot Export Item
High qualifications and relatively low labor costs make Russian software programmers a lucrative investment for Western companies.
CNet News.com, March 30, 2004
Report: Offshore IT outsourcing helps economy
In the latest salvo in a debate over sending tech work overseas, a report sponsored by an industry group concludes that the practice is good for the U.S. economy and its workers.
By Ed Frauenheim, Staff Writer
The Wall Street Journal (Classroom Edition), March 3, 2004
Lesson in India: Not Every Job Translates Overseas
By Scott Thurm, Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal
Computer Economics, March 2004
The Supply-Side Argument for Offshore Software Development
Is demand in the U.S. for new software about to explode? Perhaps so, if the law of supply and demand still holds.
By Frank Scavo, Strativa
developer.*, January 20, 2004
Consider The Total Picture for Offshore Development
Quite often, when corporations consider the possibility of doing some or all of their software development offshore (typically in Eastern Europe or India), the decision is made without considering all of the factors necessary to arrive at the best decision.
By Kelly Nehowig
Cooper's Newsletters, Issue 2, 2004
Designing products for offshore development
Offshore development is in its infancy, but will continue to evolve to become an increasingly effective way to go about certain kinds of software construction.
By Dave Cronin
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