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The decisions surrounding outsourcing are important, and can have a major impact on the outcome of a project. This article weighs the pros and cons of outsourcing, and offers guidelines for evaluating which projects, or parts of projects, can most effectively be outsourced. It is critical that organizations develop their own in-house project management competency through training, coaching, and mentoring. Documentation is integral to knowledge transfer, and benchmarking enables continuous improvement. Outsourcing should be reserved for a project's more technical aspects.
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