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The reasons for outsourcing IT projects to India and their Effectiveness
University West, Department of Engineering Science, Division of Computer, Electrical and Surveying Engineering.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In today's' global economy, the outsourcing rate is increasing at rapid phase especially in larger organizations. Whenever there is outsourcing, the inherent risk factors are also associated with it and the project manager plays a greater role in reducing such risk.

Therefore, the current study aims to explore the relationship between the project manager's efficiency in terms of their hard and soft skills with the successful completion of the IT outsourced projects in Indian companies. The study adopted explorative, qualitative study design, where the project managers working in IT outsourcing companies were selected as the target population and the semi structured interview method was used to collect the data. Based on the interview scripts themes were identified which explores their skills, effectiveness and the importance of the project managers to overcome the challenges and issues involved in IT Outsourcing. The findings showed that quality of the product, timely delivery and technological support were identified as the critical factors of IT outsourcing. Majority of the respondents stated that the project manager skills (Hard and soft Skill) were important for the success of the project.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 49 p.
Keyword [en]
Software development, Project management, Requirement modeling and testing
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Computer Systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-7411Local ID: ESD908OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-7411DiVA: diva2:792058
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Computer science
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Available from: 2015-03-03 Created: 2015-03-03 Last updated: 2015-09-15Bibliographically approved

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