Development of SOPM in order to assist SDO vendor organization in converting their existing contractual outsourcing relationship into outsourcing partnership with client organization is the top most objective of this research project.
The SOPM will be developed based on the followings:
The methodology of the SOPM consists of the following three phases.
Phase#3: For evaluation of the SOPM case study will be conducted.
After successful designing of the SOPM for evaluation of the SOPM in real world environment case studies will be conducted.
For the design of SOPM we have used the five stages as shown in Figure 1.
The below mentioned two criteria will be used for the development and assessment of SOPM.
He/She should be able to use the SOPM without any confusion or ambiguity to achieve specified goals according to their requirements and expectations.
It states that the structure of the SOPM should be flexible and self-understandable because organizations do not adopt complex models and standards which require resources training and effort.
We will build the structure of the SOPM on the following these criteria originates from our previous work on SOVRM Planned structure of the SOPM is shown in Figure 2.
The primary idea/concepts for building these dimensions for SOPM originates from our previous work in which we have designed and evaluated the readiness model for software outsourcing vendors .
Show the relationship between SOPM levels factors/risks and different practices used to establish and maintain partnership.