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Application Outsource Risk Survey Data

September 18, 2007

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About 125 IT/Software developers took our survey at TechEd in June 07 on the risks associated with outsourced application development. Over 60% of those survey were from enterprise organizations and 12% with software vendors (see diagram below). When asked if they believe that outsourcing software development has increased your company’s code theft, piracy, or malicious tampering risks? 30% answer yes and 38% were not sure. We attribute a large amount of the unsure votes the people being surveyed not having direct involvement with outsource partner selection and management.

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Michael Goff

Post written by Michael Goff

Marketing Director at Revulytics
Michael is Marketing Director at Revulytics where he is responsible for corporate marketing, content, and social media. He has helped to educate the industry on the benefits of software usage analytics for compliance and product management through the company's blog and contributed articles in trade publications. Michael was previously a marketing programs manager at The MathWorks and principal at Goff Communications. Michael earned a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from Colgate University.