As companies try to get the most for their IT dollar, they may consider using offshore resources for some of their IT needs. But having part of your team on the other side of the world can be challenging, to say the least. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives sets aside all of the political and career debates involved with offshoring and provides some practical advice for those who have to make it work. This includes some tips and strategies you can pass along to your project managers to help them prepare for an offshore relationship and be more effective in their interactions.
Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.