Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore And Outsourced Development
SEAFOOD 2009: Enabling Global Partnerships to Deliver on Business Needs Companies have been outsourcing areas of software development work for many years, either because of the engineering challenges or because the outsourced aspect is not central to their core business. A profound transformation has been a?ecting this model over recent years: a massive transfer of development - tivities from the USA and Europe to a skilled labor force in service-providing countries.
Majoreconomicupheavalscanhavethesortofe?ectthatSchumpeterforesaw60 yearsagoascreativedestruction.Inscienceandtechnology,equivalentupheavals resultfromeitherscienti?crevolutions(asobservedbyKuhn)ortheintroduction of what Christensen calls disruptive technologies. And in software engineering, there has been no technology more disruptive than outsourcing.
Software Engineering Approaches for Offshore and Outsourced Development Constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the First International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches for Offshore and Outsourced Development, SEAFOOD 2007, Zurich, Switzerland, in February 2007. This book presents 15 revised full papers that were reviewed and selected for inclusion.
Software Engineering Approaches for Offshore and Outsourced Development Constitutes the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches for Offshore and Outsourced Development, SEAFOOD 2010, held in St Petersburg, Russia, June 17-18, 2010.