Japan: Perspective on problems at IBM Japan

Blogger id:higayasuo traces recent problems at IBM Japan to the old guard in the company not understanding modern conditions of the industry [ja], carrying over experience from an age of general-purpose computers to a modern Americanized age of rational production through outsourcing and specialization. Based on this experience, id:higayasuo explains, this older generation makes the mistake of outsourcing offshore the task of writing computer programs, while performing writing of program design documents domestically, in the end a more costly way of doing things.

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