How to Define Projects, Qualify Vendors,
and Manage Web Development Projects
This book explains the processes involved in IT project outsourcing. Discover the benefits and common risks of outsourcing, as well as ways to minimize these risks.
Covered are the economics of IT project outsourcing and the key steps in creating a project plan and an explanation of its essential elements.
Understand how to qualify potential vendors and explore options for project management. Common outsourcing benchmarks are included to help you to determine project efficiency.
Learn what resources are needed by your outsourcing company and the acceptable types of project documents and programs. Discover how to maintain the safety and security of information and systems.
Table of Contents
- Key Outsourcing Objectives
- Defining Project Plans
- Outsourcing Options
- Qualifying Vendors
- Managing Projects
- Online Outsourcing Job Sites
- Maintaining Security
- Outsourcing Economics
About the Author
Alisa Hutchison is the Director of Multimedia at Althos Publishing where she defines, manages, and implements the creation and use of media content and systems. Ms. Hutchison has designed, developed, and managed hundreds of web sites and information systems. She is proficient in multiple web programming languages, database development, and is highly skilled in Web 2.0 social media technologies. Since 2002, Ms. Hutchison has worked for and served on advisory committees at leading institutions and government agencies. She has authored many articles on multimedia systems and IT project management and is an accomplished speaker at seminars and events. Alisa holds many degrees and certificates including a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Appalachian State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.