8 tips for managing outsourced projects | CIO

Project management and outsourcing experts share their advice on how to effectively manage far-flung or internationally outsourced projects.

  1. Help the outsourced party (or parties) understand your business and goals

  2. Make sure everyone’s working from the same playbook

  3. Be mindful, and respectful, of everyone’s time zone – and use them to your advantage

  4. Make sure everyone’s working off the same files

  5. Have good project management software – and make sure all parties use it

  6. Sync up regularly

  7. Treat outsourced member of your team with respect

Source: 8 tips for managing outsourced projects | CIO