Book -- Offshore Development and Technical Support: Proven Strategies and Tactics for Success

Book -- Offshore Development and Technical Support: Proven Strategies and Tactics for Success

This book by M. M. Sathyanarayan based on 20+ years experience in offshoring provides valuable insights into what it takes to launch and manage a successful offshore initiative. 

Are you charged with turning your company's offshore development mission statement into reality? Or do you need to learn more about offshore development and how it might alter your company’s future strategies? Then you need this book.

Large software companies have taken advantage of offshore development since the early 1990s. Recently, mid-sized companies and some startups have embraced offshoring. The benefits of offshoring can be readily understood at the conceptual level.

However,"Transforming the vision of offshoring into reality is fraught with significant risks. Many companies launch into offshoring without fully understanding these issues. Consequently, many have either failed or are marginally successful. To be successful, the companies must approach offshoring as a strategic initiative. It takes planning, a long term orientation, understanding and addressing issues across companies, time zones and cultures."

This book is intended to assist senior executives in the software industry gain a balanced view point -- understand the benefits of offshoring as well as the associated risks and best practices to effectively manage those risks.

This information-packed book is based on: the author’s direct experiences during the past 15 years in implementing offshore development, guiding his clients, and best practices of many successful companies. The book provides guidelines for dealing with these frequently asked questions:

  • Why consider offshore development?
  • Is offshore development right for a specific company?
  • What types of projects qualify for offshore development?
  • Which countries should be considered?
  • What are the challenges?
  • What is the best way to organize for success?
  • How to select the best vendor from a pool of hundreds?
  • How to identify the best opportunities?
  • How to control projects remotely, gain visibility and measure results?
  • What are the hidden costs?
  • How to manage risks?

Get the insights you need to make offshoring successful for you.

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Addressing Your Outsourcing Challenges

I've spent more than 20 years troubleshooting all kinds of outsourcing problems, both as an in-house executive and as an independent advisor. Chances are I can be of help to you. Let’s talk. To set up an initial no-obligation, consultation, email me:

Sath  
M. M. Sath Sathyanarayan
Principal, Sath Associates LLC.
E-Mail:Sath@SathAssociates.com

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