Unbedachtem Offshoring

Risk analysis of ardour consulting shows that outsourcing to low-wage countries in two thirds of cases not or degree of risk is only conditionally recommended increases progressively with professional claim of to outsourcing services Darmstadt, 01.02.2011 – according to the consulting firm of ardour consulting group the company should be careful with projects, to relocate IT functions in low-wage countries such as Eastern Europe and India. In particular the outsourcing of business-critical tasks, such as application management, was often marked by considerable problems. The evaluation of customer-related risk analysis by ardour consulting had revealed that in two out of three cases an offshoring does not or is only conditionally recommended. Offshoring has a great charm as a tool to reduce costs at first sight often, because the advantage Bill can quickly shine with significant savings, particularly in staff costs. But with a narrowed view on reducing costs do justice to too little the complex situation, because the various pitfalls of outsourcing to low-wage countries remain unheeded”problematizes Michael Maicher, Managing Director at ardour consulting.

The degree of risk increases progressively with the technical claim that underlies the service to be stored.” The review processes in the company would often not sufficiently meet but which, because the potential risks of either in diversity or in their effectiveness with the same attention as the benefits are considered. Especially when the red pencil leads the strategic decision for the off-shoring, the risk potentials of usually only have the form discusses sake”, Michael Maicher sums up his experience in numerous consulting projects. But more nuanced and honest looking at the Bill not go to often. Belongs to the main weaknesses identified by ardour of offshoring projects that with the existing skills and resources of the company concerned the interfaces to the partners in the target countries not precise enough manage leave what can have significant risks of litigation resulted.