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Virtual Teams

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Posted May 5, 1998 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

An old saying reminds us, "Be careful of what you wish for; you may actually get it." One example of this in IT development organizations is the "virtual team" -- a project team whose members physically" belong to other parts of the company or to outsourcing firms. The appearance of such teams is often part of an overall outsourcing strategy, or a move to downsize an IT "empire" that has become bloated and inefficient.