When outsourcing either app or software development, what type of problems have occurred?

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Group IT Manager Operations in Construction, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Timeline slips
Scope gaps
Change in requirements during development
Pre-planning for next phase
Source-code ownership
Director of IT, Self-employed
Scope creep - other than this everything else, purely depends on the relationship with the vendor. Fortunately, I have very good partners in all our vendors.
Director of IT, Self-employed
I would say security - it’s easy to find functional developers across the globe, but outsourcing can sometimes drastically change the way you implement application security after the fact due to other issues like scope creep and timelines when managing an outsourced effort like this.
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Assistant Director IT Auditor in Education, 10,001+ employees

I would also add meeting the business requirements and objectives, and this is not necessarily always, outsourced partner fault but the users clearly did not or cannot define their requirements.

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