Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)
Software Outsourcing Partnership (SOP) is a relationship between client and vendor organizations for shared goals. A SOP is different than ordinary outsourcing contractual relationship. Usually a successful outsourcing relationship may lead to outsourcing partnership. In this paper, the authors focus on identifying factors via Systematic Literature Review (SLR) that is significant to be developed by outsourcing vendor organization which leads the users' to convert existing outsourcing contractual relationship into outsourcing partnership with client organization. SLR is based on a structured protocol and is more thorough than ordinary review. They have developed and in the process of implementing a SLR protocol for SOP. The anticipated outcome of this review will be a list of critical success factors and critical risks which can have a positive or a negative role in building or converting the existing outsourcing relationship into outsourcing partnership. This paper is the development of SOP model.