A strong focus on low price when selecting software providers increases the likelihood of failure in software outsourcing projects
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE '13)
By Magne Jørgensen
Issue Date:April 2013
Context: Bidding rounds are frequently used to select competent and cost-efficient providers for software projects. Objective: We hypothesize that emphasizing low price when selecting software providers in such bidding rounds substantially increases the li...