Wholly Owned Offshore Subsidiaries for IT Development: A Program of Research

  title={Wholly Owned Offshore Subsidiaries for IT Development: A Program of Research},
  author={J. Roberto Evaristo and Jorge Luis Nicolas Audy and Rafael Prikladnicki and Jairo Avritchir},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
Information Technology (IT) offshore outsourcing is a non-reversible trend due to its cost implications, and as a result, target of much inquiry in different areas of knowledge. We propose to focus research efforts on a smaller niche within that larger set of questions: the wholly owned subsidiary (WOS) created with the purpose of IT development. In particular, our first step will be to develop a fully testable maturity model for such endeavors in the context of distributed IT projects. The… CONTINUE READING
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