Puzzles in software development contracting

Yossi Lichtenstein

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Current outsourcing practices are relatively unsophisticated in comparison with the techniques prescribed by economic theory. Customers end up bearing all long-term risk, and vendors have no direct incentive to achieve long-term system effectiveness.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-65
Number of pages5
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2004

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