Geographically distributed development of information systems calls for a set of specific skills among all actors involved, especially when sourcing from an emergent economy in an unstable national situation. With a theoretical point of departure in a resource-based view on strategy, this paper discusses sourcing of IT services from western Ukraine with the purpose of identifying its qualities and challenges as well as identifying a path for research to understand the dynamics of the actual situation. The paper concludes with suggestions on how to proceed with the research based on indications that the actual situation is not as challenging as suggested by some observers.

JEL: L86, P23, J23.

Ключові слова

Co-Sourcing; software development; emergent market.

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