What is the right project to start with, is a hard question to answer - how do you transfer knowledge half a world away? We write medical software, so the problem is compounded. We have to transfer domain knowledge, the American health care system is totally unfamiliar to the offshore team, and we have to transfer knowledge about our code base and our development processes.
I decided to start with an existing product. It submits clinical measure data to government agencies every quarter. The government agencies update the specifications every 3 months where they might change measure specifications, or add new measures. The advantage of starting here were
The team and the project now chosen, we are ready to start work. But how will teams who don’t know each other, don’t trust each other and don’t work the same hours communicate and collaborate?