Oracle offshoring is a failure
Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting
Offshoring Oracle projects have proven to be a major failure for many
US corporations. Plagued by huge communications issues,
poorly-trained developers and huge cost over-runs, many companies
find that their offshoring not only fails to save them money, but
sometimes fails to deliver the project at all.
Compounding the issue is the lack of legal recourse and the
differences in Indian laws, which can leave US companies with
millions of dollars in unrecoverable losses.
USA based Oracle Remote DBA
support offers a safer and more cost-effective option.
While the corporations say that they must reduce costs to remain
competitive in a global market, there has been a backlash as
offshoring has failed as
Oracle jobs return to the USA.
Gartner claims that 2004 will see the first major offshoring
failure that will lead to a company taking its operations back
We are also seeing that the cost savings promised by offshoring are
not as great as promised:
Although offshoring has promised big savings for U.S. companies,
it hardly is delivering for many, according to a recent study
commissioned by Alpharetta-based Aelera Corp.
The survey shows the average company last year saved only 20
percent by exporting jobs overseas -- up to 20 percent less than
expected. And nearly 10 percent of the companies in the study
actually lost money.
Citing problems such as cultural issues, unforeseen expenses,
complex logistics, loose security, poor work quality and the
subsequent decline in American employees' morale, about 55 percent
of the polled companies' executives said they are considering "reshoring,"
or bringing the projects back to the United States.
However, that doesn't mean those companies desire to have all the
projects done in-house. According to the study, 20 percent of the
polled executives said they were "very likely" to "homeshore," or to
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