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1st Edition

The Insider's Guide to Outsourcing Risks and Rewards

ISBN 9780429117138
Published April 19, 2016 by Auerbach Publications
312 Pages

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Book Description

It is essential for a corporation to not only survive but thrive in today's global outsourcing environment. The Insider's Guide to Outsourcing Risks and Rewards is a comprehensive and accessible resource that assists an organization in deciding whether it will benefit from pursuing-or not pursuing-such an endeavor.

The author, an 18-year veteran of the IT industry, is an experienced consultant, software developer, manager, and entrepreneur. Providing an authoritative and unbiased view, he helps the reader navigate through a number of offshore outsourcing issues related to software management and international business. He examines the potential benefits derived from offshore outsourcing, as well as the possible pitfalls and how to avoid them as they apply to an organization's particular situation.

Offering a unique combination of technical and political insight, The Insider's Guide to Outsourcing Risks and Rewards is the one resource to have when trying to figure out your organization's next step.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Drivers. Costs. Countries. Partners. Stakeholders. Business Architectures. Selecting Suitable Projects. Contracts. Espionage.

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Johann Rost, Ph.D. has worked in the software industry as a consultant, software developer, technical leader, software manager, and entrepreneur for 18 years. He spent about half of this time offshore in Romania. He received his doctorate in computer science from the University at Paderborn, Germany. Currently he is teaching information systems at the University Politehnica in Bucharest, Romania and providing consultancy for software projects, both onshore and offshore. Contact him at [email protected]