Issue No.05 - September/October (2006 vol.23)
James Cusick , Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services
Alpana Prasad , Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2006.118
Leveraging offshore staff for software development is rapidly becoming the norm in the Corporate Legal Services division at Wolters Kluwer,. The Global Software Development model has evolved over the years into a relatively mature approach supporting new development as well as production support. This model offers a tactical approach to the offshore process for companies pursuing or planning to expand into offshore development. This article also documents key practices that lead to success in this environment and details traps that can limit project effectiveness.This article is part of a special issue on Global Software Development.
software engineering, process engineering, Web development, offshore development, vendor management, distributed development, outsourcing, global software development
James Cusick, Alpana Prasad, "A Practical Management and Engineering Approach to Offshore Collaboration", IEEE Software, vol.23, no. 5, pp. 20-29, September/October 2006, doi:10.1109/MS.2006.118