Internal vs. External Development: Interview with CEO Ralph Harreiter
When developing software products, businesses are often faced with a tough decision: Should they have their own developer team dedicated to the software’s creation or entrust an external service provider with the implementation? In an interview with der brutkasten, Ralph Harreiter, CEO at Parkside, deals with this question and provides valuable insights into what aspects must be taken into account when opting for either of those.
It comes as no surprise that the criteria in question are diverse, ranging from legal considerations to the positive impact an external company can have by suggesting novel and innovative approaches to solve problems. Moreover, he touches on the attitude in the US towards outsourcing.