Protecting Data and IP
Securing data when you work with offshore vendors remains a very challenging task, especially if your company handles confidential data, such as financial or healthcare information. Additionally, protecting intellectual property (IP) within an offshore engagement takes the idea of protection to a new level. The risk of losing IP through offshore outsourcing is real and serious—here’s one small example worth about $25M:
The Offshore Project That Sailed Away
A friend of mine was responsible for a product line of developer tools, and he hired a talented group of engineers from Byelorussia to do the work. The requirements came from the United States, and development work was done entirely offshore. The offshore team maintained ...