Software Development Labor Services – New Sources and Buying Channels (Part 1) [Plus+]

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It’s not news to any buyer of software development labor services that businesses are encountering shortages. Demand is exceeding supply and costs are rising. This presents a wicked problem for buyers. But sourcing and buying through online channels and platforms may present new solutions. In this Plus brief, we will provide insight into the different kinds of online platforms for software developers and software development services that are now operational, in order to give buyers a taste of this new supply source landscape. In the second brief of this two-part series, we will discuss the challenges buyers face in tapping into this digitally intermediated pool of talent and service providers as well as suggest some ideas for taking steps forward.

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