Monday, July 16, 2007
Links for 2007-07-16
Preetam Sagar sheds light on the decreasing quality of outsourcing
Generally speaking, many software vendors make a mistake when proposing certification by coupling training curriculum to testing. One should be able to become certified without courses as the focus should be on competencies not attendance. Hopefully the folks at rPath will correct this
I wonder if the failure rate offshoring to India is higher than other countries such as Canada or Brazil?
The problem is many strategists are obsessed about yesterday’s competitive advantage. I am glad that others are starting to acknowledge that there is no such thing as best practices. Those that believe in them have created a Knowledge Crisis in IT
Luckily Obama will win the presidency and displace bushitler and this practice will end
Managers are essential to software development if team sizes start growing, if for no other reason than to shield the developers from the politics around them so that they can get on with their jobs. But if you insert managers just for the purpose of making up for developers with bad social- and communication skills, more management won’t solve it.
When dealing with outsourcing companies in India, you will need to take steps to prevent yourself from becoming victimized.
Good to see others believe in charitable causes
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