Executive Briefings

The Seven Deadly Sins of Offshoring

Offshoring certainly can be attractive. However, organizations that focus on short-term cost reductions often rush through projects without adequate planning, due diligence or consideration of the long-term implications of the inevitable changes in business requirements or offshore market conditions. In many respects, the mistakes organizations make when implementing and managing offshore initiatives can be understood in the context of the seven deadly sins: pride, sloth, avarice, lust/extravagance, envy, gluttony and anger.
Source: Baseline, http://www.baselinemag.com/c/a/Outsourcing/7-Sins-of-Offshore-Outsourcing/

Offshoring certainly can be attractive. However, organizations that focus on short-term cost reductions often rush through projects without adequate planning, due diligence or consideration of the long-term implications of the inevitable changes in business requirements or offshore market conditions. In many respects, the mistakes organizations make when implementing and managing offshore initiatives can be understood in the context of the seven deadly sins: pride, sloth, avarice, lust/extravagance, envy, gluttony and anger.
Source: Baseline, http://www.baselinemag.com/c/a/Outsourcing/7-Sins-of-Offshore-Outsourcing/