The Practicalities of Offshore Outsourcing E-Commerce Sites

October, 2003


The ability to develop and maintain e-commerce websites with labor costing less than half that of US workers is enticing many organizations to consider sending that work to offshore outsourcers. Now that global competition is the game, it only makes sense to turn toward a global workforce. While the economics of outsourcing seem very attractive, keep in mind that having an offshore company perform the work introduces a number of new problem areas.