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A Dynamic Life-cycle Model for the Provisioning of Software Testing Services: Experiences from A Case Study in the Chinese ICT Sourcing Market

Lu, Yikun; Käkölä, Timo;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
ICT-enabled international sourcing of software-intensive systems and services (eSourcing) is a powerful strategy for managing businesses more effectively. China is becoming a superpower for eSourcing service provisioning, but most Chinese providers are small or medium-sized and leverage the mediated eSourcing model, delivering services to foreign ICT clients that interface with end-clients onshore. This model restricts the providers to low-value projects. This paper probes eSourcing of software testing services within the Chinese market. Testing is studied for two reasons. First, testing is one of the best ICT services, small- and medium-sized providers can prov...
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free text keywords: ta113, ohjelmistojen testaus, testauspalveluiden toimittaminen, testauspalveluiden hankkiminen, international esourcing, software testing service provisioning
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