Rural vs Off-Shoring
I read some of the comments and realized that people were comparing rates within the US. I believe the author was stating how Rural Sourcing is less expensive than Off-Shoring. Hard to believe, but it may be true. You also don't have to deal with being 6-12 hours off from your dev. team. If the talents lies within these boarders, then it would be a GREAT idea to inject a little money into that talent pool.
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