16 November 2011

Does A Lack Of Local Talent Make Off-shore Outsourcing A Necessity?

In this Practical Software show, SEP group member Wei Tang, Engineering Manager at Teradata, talks about his experiences bring up off-shore teams. Like other SEP members we have spoken with Wei points out that communication is paramount. He also discusses strategies for overcoming language difficulties. Wei also points out that cost savings is not the only reason for off-shoring work anymore. According to Wei, outsourcing can be a critical part of a company’s effort to get the best talent around the world. Does this mean that the pool of local talent is insufficient?

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