How to Organize Offshore and Nearshore Collaboration

Lessons Learned in Offshoring and nearshoring

Hugo Messer

Publisher: Bridge, 2014, 92 pages

ISBN: 978-9491847134

Keywords: Operations, Information Systems

Last modified: April 11, 2016, 9:23 a.m.

How do you organize a remote collaboration? What process should you introduce? How do you communicate your requirements? How do you ensure that people are doing what they are supposed to be doing? These questions come up when managing teams that are geographically distributed. Nowadays, the technological infrastructure is in place and there are many companies working with globally distributed teams. At the same time, a lot of people look for a proven way to organize remote work. In this eBook, eight practitioners from different parts of the world and from different organizations share best practices based on their experiences.

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  1. Working Togerther, Sitting Apart
    • About Hugo Messer
  2. Knowledge Transfer and IP Protection
    • About Darel Cullen
  3. Guidelines for Setting up a Distributed Agile Team
    • About Abhilash Chandran
  4. Three Steps to Success in Planning Your Offshore Project
    • About Andy Jordan
  5. Basis of Success — Good Governance and Multi-Level KPIs
    • About Erwin de Bont
  6. How to make the waterfall model work in a multi-shore setting
    • About Anuj Kumar and Andreas Brilling
  7. Combine Customer Service with Global Operational Excellence
    • About Jean-Paul van Wieringhen Borski and Herke Schuffel
  8. Shipping-to-partner or Partnership?
    • About Henk Woolschot


How to Organize Offshore and Nearshore Collaboration

Reviewed by Roland Buresund

Bad ** (2 out of 10)

Last modified: April 11, 2016, 9:23 a.m.

Self-gloryfying drivel. Most of the stuff in this booklet, would be thrown out if you submitted it to a University and as lessons learned, it is pretty bland and essentially worthless.

In short, save your money.


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