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Entries from August 2009

Beware Outsourcing Savings from oDesk and others…

August 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

An incredible trend is happening in the “for contract” market  – specifically the for hire programmers.  oDesk and eLance both show dramatic upticks in the amount of work being posted and delivered on the site (nice article here on the growth).  oDesk alone is tracking about 100,000 hours a week of work, or nearly $65 […]

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Third Party Fraud – Breaking down Trust

August 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As the economies around the world remain challenged by the economic environment, the propensity for fraud is significantly higher.  One may speculate that fraud is consistent but only our sensitivity shifts between good and bad times.  Whichever school of thought you support is a matter of risk perspective, and quite irrelevant today. Fraud is up […]

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