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[ale] OT: Indian outsourcing
On Wednesday 28 January 2004 22:51, Joe Knapka wrote:
> Jeff Hubbs <hbbs at comcast.net> writes:
> > Today, there are people calling themselves Senior Architects, Technical
> > Leads, and Project Managers who have none of the intuitive and ingrained
> > knowledge that years and years of experience bring. It helps, for
> > instance, to be able to tell right off the bat if a problem is even
> > *computable* (think "traveling salesman") before even thinking about
> > writing the first line.
> And to know that even problems that aren't computable on their faces
> can often be effectively attacked using heuristics or stochastic
> -- Joe Knapka
Keep in mind that not everyone in the US has as much experience as you, Jeff.
Also keep in mind that there are some *amazing* guys over seas as well.
I believe that most of the time it is possible to find someone with *enough*
experience to complete the project in any of the major IT regions.
Finally, there is not much preventing a company from hiring you as a
consultant for this "tough hypothetical project" and then outsource the bulk
of the coding offshore.
Wishing you Happiness, Joy and Laughter,