IT Outsourcing and Software Development Optimization

UNBIASED INDEPENDENT EXPERTISE AND ADVICE

  • Optimize IT Outsourcing
    • Is your outsourcing strategy aligned with your business goals?
    • Is your outsourcing delivering business value?
    • Are you leveraging emerging business models and technologies?
    • Should you rebalance your on-shore/offshore mix of projects?
    • Are there process and operations efficiencies you could be gaining?
    • Can you improve your governance and metrics?
  • IT Re-shoring
    • Should you bring all or some IT development and services work back to the U.S. from overseas?
    • How do you decide? What are the business issues?
    • What are process and operations issues?
    • How do you manage transition risks?
  • Improve your staff’s ability to work with offshore teams: Hands on workshop.
  • Assess/Improve software development processes: Ensure ROI from software engineering. Improve costs, delivery schedules. Customize industry best practices to your situation.

Tangible, Measurable Results

While advice is inherent in what I do, my deliverable is tangible and measurable results. I have helped a number of companies improve their business performance by leveraging global outsourcing strategy. Two examples:

  • Under my leadership, we achieved 14% improvement in EPS at a Fortune 500 technology company by effectively deploying global teams.
  • Helped a Silicon Valley software company turnaround their business by using global teams for some software development and IT services.

Experience: 30 years in Silicon Valley

  • Fortune 500 corporation executive responsible for software development, program management and global outsourcing. Founder/CEO of a startup. Outsourcing/offshoring advisor.
  • Author of a book on offshoring, several white papers and articles, invited speaker at conferences.
  • Instructor at Rady of School of Management at UC San Diego focusing on executive education.

Companies I have worked with – a partial list

HP/Tandem, Brocade, Oracle/Hyperion, Bottom Line Technologies, NMS Communications, TiVo, Oracle/Agile, Hanover Insurance, MetLife, John Hancock, Biogen

How I work with you

  • One price covers agreed scope of work, or time and materials if you prefer.
  • Work includes extended team (colleagues and experts) which I call in as needed for specific needs.
  • Consult or work as interim executive on your staff to achieve project goals - whatever best fits your needs.

Let's talk

I would like to setup an introductory Executive to Executive information exchange meeting or phone call. While I am open to discussing any topic of interest to you, two that could be productive are: Successful approaches I have utilized in the past for clients, Approaches to address issues you may have.  Of course, initial consultations are at no charge. I look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Info

         M. M. (Sath) Sathyanarayan, Principal, Sath Associates LLC.  Silicon Valley and San Diego         
         E-Mail: Sath@SathAssociates.com

 

 

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