In modern business environment IT companies are facing a major decision – whether to expend resources to develop a product or service internally or to hire a vendor and outsource the work to an external company. Software development is no easy task but outsourcing software development is even more. Despite of its challenging character, 40% of CIO’s plans to outsource the development of web and mobile applications in 2013.

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In this information graphic we present some interesting facts about 2012 state of software outsourcing based on some recent surveys.

Do you know how many IT professionals:

  • Trust that the quality of the work performed by the outsourcing team is the same or better then the quality of the work delivered by in-house staff,
  • Plan to hire even more vendors,
  • Think the cost of IT outsourcing agreements was exactly as originally planned

Check this infographic and find even more interesting facts on software outsourcing and if you want to truly meet the challenge read our Software Outsourcing Guide at

Software Outsourcing - State of IT Service Provider Industry

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