Gartner Research

Russia as an Offshore Services Location: Foreign Recruitment Could Answer IT Skills Shortage

Published: 31 October 2013

ID: G00255335

Analyst(s): Ian Marriott, Susanne Matson

Summary

Russia is one of 30 offshore services locations that Gartner has analyzed to help sourcing managers create optimum sourcing strategies. Russia faces an increased shortage of skilled IT resources and looks to fill it with amplified migration. Educational reforms hold promise, but other risks remain.

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Analysis

  • Language
  • Government Support
  • Labor Pool
  • Infrastructure
  • Education System
  • Cost
  • Political and Economic Environment
  • Cultural Compatibility
  • Global and Legal Maturity
  • Data and IP Security and Privacy

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