In my own practice I faced several challenges of outsourcing project management. Operational stuff, but worth having in mind, in addition to previously mentioned advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing.
(This article is part 4 of a set of articles about project management outsourcing)
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Here's what I have found so far to be some of the challenges of outsourcing project management.
This list will probably grow with time as I keep learning more about this topic from my own experiences, as well as from expert literature, from my colleagues, and from you who are reading this website.
If you’d like to share some of your experiences with other readers, either from a client or provider point of view, feel free to send it to me.
But back on the topic of deciding about outsourcing the project management function, with having all these previous considerations in mind, organizations would be better off to perform a make-or-buy analysis.
Such analysis needs to take into account both strategic and operational factors, so let's discuss that in the next article: Strategic Factors of Outsourcing
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