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Colloquium - Aspray

Globalization and the Offshore Outsourcing of Software Services
Indiana University

The talk will present findings from an international study organized by the computing professional society ACM. Topics will include changes in the geography of the software industry, enablers of offshoring, reasons why companies send work to other countries, the economics of offshoring, globalization of research, security and intellectual property risks, and educational and policy responses.

William Aspray is the Rudy Professor of Informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington. His research involves the politics and history of computing and Internet technologies. He has formerly held senior management positions in Computing Research Association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Charles Babbage Institute; and faculty positions at Harvard, Pennsylvania, Rutgers, Virginia Tech, and Williams.

Sponsored by the Center for Lifelong Learning & Design.

Department of Computer Science
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0430 USA
May 5, 2012 (14:13)