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Few weeks back I did a talk at #ALE2011 IN BERLIN -‐ A SYMBOLIC PLACE OF FREEDOM.
When we’re talking about oﬀshoring -‐ THE WALL IS THERE.
subcontracting distributed dev customer-contractor equal level relationships of authority across all teams outsourcing transfer of work to external contractor offshoring team extension .. to another country employees of another company are integrated into onshore nearshoring .. to a neighboring country
subcontracting distributed dev customer-contractor equal level relationships of authority across all teams outsourcing offshoring team extension nearshoringthey do it for us down there we do it with them there
“Oﬀshoring shiAing work to a distant organizaCon in order to reduce producCon costs”
A place where you can fail your projects at lower costs
build friendly atmosphereface-to-face meetings & pairing play as a team group activities over “I decided”don’t expect resultsfocus on relationship and learning go for lunches together know what your new people feel
Treat your offshore team as if they were:1) your spouse 2) your friends 3) your ???
offices of offshore vendors may look differently
But deep in their nature they all are like this
If our teams were kids what hiring would look like? Alexey, tell us an example!
don’t delegate hiringcome offsite for interviews don’t hire people you don’t like choose hires 1) as people, 2) then as professionalshires will help to hirehire a local leader first then keep hiring together test people by “moving them in” make sure people fit into your culture and share your values