Dec 10, 2010

Outsourcing and Project Management Methodolgies

At the begining ther was... Waterfall, then came the Unified Process (with its more marketable version - RUP), now we have Agile. In between there are lots and lots of variants.

If you work in the Software industry and your main business comes from outsourcing, the main driving factor is you client. It may or may not have processes in place and it may or may not try to impose those processes on you.

Regardless of the case, don't try to blindly follow a process. Always tailor it so you keep your people happy (especially your devs and techies).  Personally, I always prefer adaptive processes over prescriptive ones. Have look at:

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