Tag: outsourcing

IT’s Interest in Business/IT Alignment

Bob Lambert says IT should take the initiative in solving problems of business/IT misalignment, and thinks the requirements process can be an effective vehicle for reaching out. I agree.

I could come up with a number of reasons why IT has an interest in being the one to reach out, but one reason in particular occurred to me as I was reading through Lambert’s post….

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Onshore vs. Offshore

The way I see it, offshore outsourcing of IT work – chiefly development and QA – is not going away. Those of us stateside will have to learn to adapt and thrive in this new type of environment in order to remain marketable. For many of us, retooling may be necessary.

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