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Much Ado about Outsourcing

Turn to The Last Word, where software professionals who care about quality give you their opinions on hot topics. This month, read why one man thinks the US is overreacting to the threat of overseas outsourcing.
 

Adam Kolawa's picture Adam Kolawa
Outsourcing: Twelve Tips to Make Outsourcing Work

More and more projects are being shipped overseas or outsourced to a contract company nowadays. However, managing an outsourced project is a risky task. Take home twelve hot tips that will help keep your project from getting burned. Ed Weller offers twelve tips to make your outsourcing experience better.

Ed Weller's picture Ed Weller
The Enemy Within

Not all threats come from outsiders. In an era of downsizing, layoffs, and pay cuts, sometimes it's your own disgruntled employees (or ex-employees) who are targeting you. Get some tips to help you protect your software from sabotage.

Clarke Ching's picture Clarke Ching
Trust Everyone, but Cover Your Assets

Need a place to go to get the solutions you've been craving? Management Fix is what you've been looking for. In this issue, find out how to manage when you suspect someone on your team may have been stealing from the company.

Elisabeth Hendrickson's picture Elisabeth Hendrickson
Warning: Security Storm Brewing

For too long now, consumers have been bailing, patching, and plugging their software each time a new security hole is discovered. And they've been absorbing the damage done by the leaks. A wave of security-conscious buyers is rising, demanding software that is sound and secure by design. Are you ready to give it to them? Find out why you should be.

Herbert H. Thompson's picture Herbert H. Thompson
Rating Scheme = Disrupted Team

Need a place to go to get the solutions you've been craving? Management Fix is what you've been looking for. In this issue, find out how to manage when you're asked to grade on a curve.

Esther Derby's picture Esther Derby
Passing the Baton: Transitioning from Development to Maintenance

Stumble-free code and knowledge transfer requires a facilitated, structured process. Learn how to ease the transition from development to maintenance.

Patrick Bailey's picture Patrick Bailey
Lightweight Development. Heavyweight QA

Need a place to go to get the solutions you've been craving? Management Fix is what you've been looking for. In this issue, find out how to bring old-school QA practitioners into the new world of development.

Elisabeth Hendrickson's picture Elisabeth Hendrickson
Quality Requires a Better Understanding

To continue our series exploring what it means to care about quality and to build better software, we spoke with a software user who now collaborates with developers on Agile projects. Find out what she had to say.
 

Pam Young's picture Pam Young
Source Code, Power Source, and Outsourced

Get the software engineering slant on items from the recent news.
 

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer

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