About the Author
Levent Gurses is a Washington, DC-based software consultant. He is also the co-founder of Jacoozi, a US-based technical consulting and development firm specializing in transitioning companies to Agile by establishing infrastructure, mentoring, and coaching. In his professional life, Levent helps clients develop leaner and meaner software through Agile practices. Most of his free time goes to reading and motorcycle racing.
[i] See "My Job Went to India," Chad Fowler, http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/mjwti/
[ii] See "Outsourcing Boom Is Over" eWeek, http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1987497,00.asp?kc=EWRSS04069TX1K0000700
[iii] See "The Success of Open Source," Steven Weber, http://www.amazon.com/Success-Open-Source-Steven-Weber/dp/0674018583
[v] See "Outsourcing Horror Stories," Steve Mezak, http://accelerance.typepad.com/runtime/2006/09/outsourcing_hor.html
[vii] See "201 Principles of Software Development, "Alan M. Davis, 1995. New York: McGraw-Hill. http://www.amazon.com/Principles-Software-Development-Alan-Davis/dp/0070158401