Offshoring ECM

Offshoring, along with its many variants like rightshoring and nearshoring, is a heavily debated topic. Like anything else, there are advantages as well as challenges that need to be addressed if you want to make it successful.

Many of those challenges are common across all IT projects, as well as applicable to domestic outsourcing. However, ECM offshoring efforts have certain unique requirements to fulfill. 

In our  recent advisory, we analyze several ECM-specific challenges that need to be considered while offshoring, along with how best to address them. 

Here's the table of contents for the advisory paper, Offshoring ECM:

  • Key Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • Judicious Onsite-Offshore Mix
  • ECM Product Licenses
  • What to Offshore
  • Time Window for Content
  • Multilingual Content Management
  • Multi-vendor Outsourcing
  • Access to Production Systems
  • Conclusion

The paper is available to all subscribers to the ECM research stream.


Our customers say...

"The analysis of the current technology vendors and products is very comprehensive and it provides an excellent guide for potential purchasers to frame their functional, architectural and usability benchmarks."


Len Asprey, Director, Practical Information Management Solutions, and, Author, <i>Integrative Document and Content Management</i>

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