Last month I was in Denmark at a leading European carpet manufacturer to train and consult on Qualify, our application quality management solution and TestDrive, our 100% code-free test automation product.
Their business systems are a mix of Infor M3 heavily customised to provide integrations with multiple legacy systems. This presented no problem as both Qualify and TestDrive are technology neutral and can run over almost any application whether client based or in the cloud.
I’m glad to see that digital transformation is finally driving this move to more strategic partnering with outsourcers, and all I can say is that it’s about time! I also think the factory model isn’t going anywhere… it has its place in the industry. But,
if you really want to move forward, strategic partnerships have been and will always be the key to success in outsourcing.
I read an interesting article this week on outsourcing trends that I want to share 7 hot IT outsourcing trends and 7 going cold. I must say I feel like the industry analysts are finally getting it! Outsourcing is not a bad thing; let’s face it, we can’t be experts at everything right?
Benjamin Franklin’s wise words may be almost 300 years old but would a 21st century project manager take issue with them?