Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-27

Disassembled Webcam, removed lens, Dremeled film canister and enclosure, and voila! Planetary astrophotography cam! Feeling like Macgyver. # Hubble just flew between Moon and Jupiter!!!!! Wow!!!! (right place, right time) # Photo of Hubble passing between Jupiter and Moon (bad exposure, blurry, but what can you do?) # Just saw Avatar in 2D. Really […]

Pursuit of Low-Bid, Not Communication, The Real Risk in Offshoring?

Robert Dempsey’s post Does Offshoring Really Save Money? says the #1 risk of offshoring is communication overhead. In this post I argue that the larger risks for offshore development include lack of offshore management know-how, inadequate user involvement, poor change controls, and lack of required technical know-how. As an “offshore” consultant myself (I’m available for […]