Outsourcing is often defined as the delegation of non-core operations or jobs from internal production within a business to an external entity that specializes in that operation. Outsourcing is a business decision that is often made to lower costs or focus on competencies. Due to the nature of programming, the outsourcing of software development has evolved more rapidly than other areas of job outsourcing.
There are many attributes to consider when choosing sourcing options, some more obvious than others, such as hourly rate. However, when evaluating the true costs of sourcing, leading organizations also look at other critical factors associated with business-critical projects--such as agility, integration with other operations, security risks, scalability, public image, and business understanding-- that can make all the difference to ensuring successful project outcomes.
Many development organizations rely on outsourcing for various stages of the application development process, but outsourcing does not often live up to the promised cost savings, and can actually result in final products that are over budget, delivered late and have missing or unusable features.
This informative white paper explores the root causes of why outsourcing does not deliver on its promises, and offers an approach to eliminate these issues using a four-part strategy of processes, standards, practices and requirements management. Read on to learn how to obtain the benefits of outsourcing without the problems now!
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This technical white paper looks at the issues of developing for multicore and multiprocessor environments in detail, explains how static analysis can be used to address them, and walks through two examples of these issues in prominent open source projects.
This white paper examines how the next generation of source code analysis tools are moving high-quality source code analysis to the developer's desktop and performing it at the earliest point in the development cycle - before code check-in. Learn why the developer must be an integral part of the process of identifying, fixing and preventing bugs from reaching the code stream.
If you are considering outsourcing your messaging and collaboration, it is important to look into the benefit ts gained and to weigh them against your operational needs. Below are five of the key reasons businesses should consider hosted messaging and collaboration solutions.
This report is the result of the largest public-private sector research project focused on open source software integrity, originally initiated between Coverity and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2006. The results from the 2010 edition of the Coverity Scan Open Source Integrity Report detail the findings of analyzing more than 61 million lines of open source code from 291 popular and widely-used open source projects such as Android, Linux, Apache, Samba and PHP, among others.
voke Names Coverity as a Transformational Company in the Testing Market Coverity has been rated as a Transformational company in the voke, inc. Market Mover Array Report for Testing Platforms. Coverity's rating is recognition of the impact that Coverity's software integrity strategy is making in shaping the future of the testing market.
The path to creating a secure application begins by rigorously testing source code for all vulnerabilities and ensuring that use of the application does not compromise or allow others to compromise data privacy and integrity.
The research surveyed CIOs, IT Directors and Heads of IT in the U.S., U.K., and Singapore from medium to large enterprises and the public sector. The findings reveal that respondents fully anticipate significant growth in outsourcing.
The cloud services market is now directly addressing the needs of application developers, with an emerging class of services that provides fast, on-demand provisioning; instant scale up and down capabilities, and support for multi-tier application architectures, as well as workload migration capabilities and a pay-as-you go model.