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Travel Restrictions and Offshore Development

One benefit of my job is that I get to talk to people from hundreds of companies every year, and the people I work with talk to even more people. In recent discussions I've seen a disturbing trend emerging -- disturbing because it's so common and because the effects are so easily predictable. With the economic challenges many companies are facing, many companies have imposed travel restrictions that in practice are working out to "zero travel." I understand the value of this as a general...

  1. Posted on August 6, 2009 2:40:PM by Steve McConnell to 10x Software Development
  2. Methods & Processes, Technique, Management, multi-site development, offshore development, travel