Collaborative management of software subcontractors

How management with Jazz-based software reduces risks of subcontracting

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Ana López-Mancisidor

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: July 12, 2011

Although the practice of software development subcontracting is starting to be very common today, there is not yet a clear definition of different standards and tools used, and there is not a specific identification of new risks that might arise when changing to this development model. This article analyzes business motivators and new concerns that companies face when they move to this model, and then explains how software that runs on top of IBM® Rational® Jazz™ technology can help to implement a collaborative framework to manage work with external providers of services.

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