Things Every Product Manager Should Know About Offshore
Development Presented by Manoj Mehta of Paalam,
Product Managers are often faced with a build or buy
decision for their products. When the decision boils down to a
build strategy, outsourcing development is always an option
and offshore firms are becoming more economical, practical,
and manageable. For your product strategy, how do you know
when offshore development is right for you and what should you
look for in making this decision?
Paalamís Manoj Mehta will discuss the 5 key points every
product manager should know when developing the business plan
that may include some offshore development. Manojís discussion
will include:∑ Why consider offshore development?
do I know when a project is a good fit for offshore
∑ How do I select an offshore development
∑ How do I execute?
∑ What should I be aware
About Manoj MehtaManoj Mehta has been involved
in the technology industry for over 14 years. He has
successfully worked on the technology development as well as
on the technology management. He has substantial experience
taking products from concept through development and onto
production. His education includes an MBA from Georgia State
University and a MSEE and BSEE degrees from the City College
of New York.
In February 2003, Mr. Mehta co-founded Paalam Inc. where he
is now VP of Business Development. Paalam is an Atlanta-based
company providing offshore software and BPO services. Paalam
helps clients formulate offshoring development and support
strategies specific to their needs and provides service to
help them execute. Paalam ensures reduced development cycles,
faster time to market with high quality while reducing the
total cost of ownership with offshore