Offshore Software Development: Is the Benefit Worth the Risk?

@inproceedings{Delmonte2003OffshoreSD,
  title={Offshore Software Development: Is the Benefit Worth the Risk?},
  author={Anthony Delmonte and Richard McCarthy},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2003}
}
The offshore information services market is estimated to be valued at $30 billion to $40 billion, with a large portion of that being in the software development area. Much of the justification for going offshore for software development services is purported to be a demand for skills that exceeds the current supply. While there is evidence of this, the current literature cites the primary motivation as cost reduction. Recent reports of U.S. companies outsourcing software development to offshore… CONTINUE READING

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