software outsourcing

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Effective Offshore Outsourcing

For many years Offshore Outsourcing is being practiced, yet the entire development methodology has not stabilized in complete manner. Further, all the companies involved in the process are very much satisfied than it looks like. This article does not talk about only Information Technology infrastructure and Offshore Outsourcing. It is restricted to Software Development Outsourcing too. Finally, the tangible benefit accrued with the results of offshore outsourcing is still more elusive with recent times.

While working with the Software IT Outsourcing industry, some people have been witnessed with some practices and consequences in it. This article discusses some of the points, which causes and set some guidelines. It’s equally relevant to customers as well as Offshore Software Outsourcing service provider. Although, now days everyone knows the actual benefits from Software Development Outsourcing.
  • Software Development is initiated due to some internal business related needs.
  • SDO is done because of its impossible skills, scenario and time or inefficiency of cost of budget for in-house work.
  • This implicitly significantly means that the offshore outsourcing service provider would provide cost, skills, benefit and time without compromising the quality of Software Projects.
  • Maintenance is also one of the long-term tasks, so it could best do internally in spite of externally. The Outsourcing process should also cater to these needs and prove as best & cost-beneficial in the sector.
  • There must be some mechanism for proving the Offshore Outsourcing did, that lead to benefits in all expected segments.
  • Technology changes as people changes; the end product should be well manageable and free of problems and errors.
Genially we think that there are only few of parties that are involved in Offshore Outsourcing process, which are the service vendors and customers. However, things are mot simple like we think. Here the word ‘party’ shows the entity that is distinct objectives to be played in the process. For making things clear, one has been listed with the base objective with each party. As one can see, there are so many companies involved & every one of them has different types of agenda. Due to this, the Offshore Outsourcing may not be optimal as it would be.
About the actual process of Application Development the end users are completely ignorant. They don’t devote adequate and attention time towards the important process of development. Also for timely execution the response time of users for resolving the question for accepting crucial phase design for Software Outsourcing project work.