IT Professional

Volume 7 Issue 4 • July-Aug. 2005

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Masthead

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  • 10th CSI/FBI survey shows dramatic increase in unauthorized access

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  • Is it time you considered VoIP?

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  • Making IT outsourcing work for smaller enterprises

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    Small and midsize enterprises - those with fewer than 100 employees - make up 95 percent of all US companies, and they collectively employ more than a third of the country's workforce. For companies of this size - and for regional and branch offices of large companies - deciding whether to outsource IT services can be a daunting task. Does IT outsourcing make sense for smaller firms? Done wisely, ... View full abstract»

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  • The role of policy in balancing outsourcing and homeland security

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    Many US high-tech companies outsource software development overseas, particularly to countries known for their ability to develop sophisticated software. In particular, India, Pakistan, China, and Russia not only have strong technical capabilities but also a large and technically sophisticated labor force. Excess labor supply, coupled with a high-quality work product, has attracted overseas invest... View full abstract»

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  • Offshoring: individual short-term gain versus collective long-term loss?

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    Offshoring is a controversial issue surrounded by emotional debate. As companies rush headlong toward the financial benefits offshoring has to offer, the workers it displaces cry "foul" and argue for protectionist measures. Both sides hold highly polarized views on whether or not offshoring ultimately benefits the offshoring country. To bring some objectivity to this topic, this article discusses ... View full abstract»

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  • Developing superior outsourcing programs

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    Most organizations move through the outsourcing life cycle multiple times. Some make the same mistakes repeatedly, while others progress toward an improved process methodology. An organization can improve its progression through the outsourcing life cycle by adhering to several important concepts, including knowledge management and metrics. View full abstract»

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  • Offshoring: what can go wrong?

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  • Ron Hira: Managing the Impacts of Offshoring

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  • Resources

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  • Computer Society Information

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  • Declining importance of books: get over it

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IT Professional is a technical magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. It publishes peer-reviewed articles, columns and departments written for and by IT practitioners and researchers covering:
• practical aspects of emerging and leading-edge digital technologies,
• original ideas and guidance for IT applications, and
• novel IT solutions for the enterprise.
 

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