7 Tips to Outsourcing Technical Work

7 Tips to Outsourcing Technical Work

From: Okdork.com

There might come a time when you’ll want to outsource some kind of technical or clerical work (for any number of reasons). Here is what I’ve learned from outsourcing many different projects to people in India, Russia, Pakistan and other countries.

  1. Go to a big market place – You can search on Google for companies that will do the work for you or you can hit one of the big marketplaces. Going with Google is not recommended…
  2. Define your project in detail – I like this step because while coming up with a full plan and project scope I am forced to think of…
  3. Use an escrow or third party for payments – in the initial agreement I usually state that 1/3 of price to…
  4. Tie production to money – tie a schedule and production to money rewards or punishments. For instance, if the product is late…
  5. Be available and encourage communication – Somewhere you did not explain what you meant and the provider might assume something that…
  6. Always have an agreement – because of cultural, country and technical-know-how differences, what you think…
  7. Expect to be surprised – All except for one project that I have had done for me ended in a satisfactory or…

7 Tips to Outsourcing Technical Work was written by Andre Nosalsky.

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