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Risks and Responsibilities in Software Outsourcing Projects

Risks and Responsibilities in Software Outsourcing Projects

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Presentation covering the basics of outsourcing project management and describing the role of properly defined and distributed risks and responsibilities in software outsourcing projects.
Presentation covering the basics of outsourcing project management and describing the role of properly defined and distributed risks and responsibilities in software outsourcing projects.

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Project Management

Risks and responsibilities in software outsourcing projects

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Table of Contents
Roles and responsibilities luation Technical expertise and evaluati fications and algorithms Rules and scenarios ± specificat t management Project schedule and budget ma Delivering the results

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Roles and responsibilities ities
- Properly defined and distributed responsibili sibilities are an important aspect in risk management of any software outsourcing project. rcing - The project should be controlled at all stages and this includes: ages,

distributing roles and responsibilities between

team t members me

stakeholders

indiv ndividuals who are competent to take appropri opriate actions that address specific risks.
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Technical expertise and e d evaluation
- Technical expertise and evaluation in softwar projects management helps tware to mitigate risks on the stages of software pro project:

analysis

development

testing tes

delivery

- Absence of the technical expertise leads to:
improperly defined project requirements uncertain project schedule unjustified end-users expectations

misleading workload estimation

wrong acceptance criteria

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Transferring rring

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business rules and scenarios

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te technical specifications and algorithms

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Rules & scenarios ± specifica ifications & algorithms
- This means the following steps should be un undertaken: - describing business scenarios with a good amount of details th - explaining specific functionality - selecting the right technology flexible enough to address the xible business model of the application

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Rules & scenarios ± specifica ifications & algorithms
- This means the following steps should be un undertaken (continued): - verifying the software product archite chitecture on the real-life cases - helping testing team to properly defin and approach the test efine strategy - defining requirements to the software performance, load ware - conducting knowledge-transfer sessio with stakeholders, ssions the project team
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Project schedule and budg management budget
CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES MILESTONES ES TECHNOLOGY

- changes of the business requirements lead to changes in software code - this influences the initial project schedule

- a demo version help to helps verify the progress even ss e though the release m se might not include all the e planned functionality ality

- the technology chosen could have flaws on the low levels bringing additional problems which need to be solved

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AND FINALLY!

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Delivering the results
- Training and presentations help to link requirem irements with the application functionality - Bug fixing:
- defining problems in the system - correcting problems to make sure the application corresponds to the business model ion

- Installing at the end-user side:
- addressing questions - helping to understand the way application works rks

- Maintenance, improvement:
- incorporating small changes which make the end-users' life easier

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