I make good use of IT consultants, IT staff augmentation and technical partners. Experts are the most cost-effective and skilled people to do the work. My customers hire me because I am the best at MY job and I hire IT outsourcing partners because THEY are the BEST at their jobs. My colleagues ask me what they should look for when they are selecting an outsourcing partner. Want to know the secret? It’s EPSFTCQPSBMPJVCFPLA (if that’s not an acronym you know…read on).
(E) Experience – Great skills and knowledge, with numerous frameworks, languages, domains and tools.
(PSF) Product/Service Focus – Well-tested business processes, systems and models. A track record of achieving schedules and budgets.