The fast rise of software talent marketplaces like oDesk and uTest represents a profound transformation. Software is no more a world of places – Silicon Valley, Seattle, Bangalore, Krakow or Tel Aviv. Rather, software is fast becoming a world of work streams. These streams are tied together through social networking and collaborative techniques in which virtual team spaces replace the site, the conference room, the metaphorical shelf on which the software artifacts are stored… and the water cooler. Three trends drive this transformation in software from a world of places to a world of streams: Shortage of talent. Have you recently tried to hire highly skilled programmers in areas such as mobile applications or cloud …
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Agile Project Management, Cloud Computing, Collaboration+Teams, Outsourcing, Social Media+Networking Tagged with: Amazon Web Services, Cloud, cloud-computing, David Anderson, EDS, Expert Sourcing, Infosys, ITO, James Hamilton, Jeff Sutherland, Labor Arbitrage, LeanKit Kanban, Michael Mah, Mobile, Mobile Applications, oDesk, On-Demand, Perot Systems, Pull, Social, Sococo, Talent Marketplace, Team Space, uTest, Value Recapture, WIP, work-in-process