SourceIQ Partners With Clarity Consulting to Deliver Application Development Outsourcing Assessment Service: OutSourceIQ

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New service offering provides software executives with a performance assessment of outsourcing partners.

Finding a way to objectively measure and compare the performance of development outsourcers has long been a holy grail for IT executives

SourceIQ, provider of the industry's premier platform for delivering development intelligence to management, today announced a services partnership with Clarity Consulting, a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) management consulting, to offer a service that assesses the performance of development outsourcing partners.

"Finding a way to objectively measure and compare the performance of development outsourcers has long been a holy grail for IT executives" said Ian Hayes, President of Clarity Consulting. "We launched OutSourceIQ to arm executives with understandable and actionable metrics that enable them to ensure development budgets are spent wisely, and with the most effective partners."

Combining critical metrics from SourceIQ Enterprise Server with Clarity Consulting's expertise in the complex issues of outsourcing, this new service offering gives development managers increased visibility into their outsourcing partners' productivity, code quality and personnel skill levels via an objective assessment and monitoring process. This information gives IT executives leverage to improve performance, strengthen and enforce service level commitments, and gain advantage in price negotiations.

"The demands placed on software development executives are increasingly complex. Companies are being asked to do more with less, which requires a more open, transparent approach to working with their outsourcing partners." said Charles Hubbard, Vice President of Global Delivery for SourceIQ. "The combination of SourceIQ's governance metrics with Clarity Consulting's extensive outsourcing management and process expertise enables us to quantify performance and identify areas requiring immediate attention and remediation. With OutSourceIQ, our customers gain a repeatable and low overhead approach for monitoring outsourcer performance on an ongoing basis."

OutSourceIQ is available immediately. For more information on OutSourceIQ package options and pricing, please contact Charlie Hubbard at (603) 766-4929.

About Clarity Consulting

Clarity Consulting is a Beverly, Massachusetts based management consulting firm specializing in Information Technology (IT) strategies, emerging trends, markets and challenges. Relying on superior situation analysis, solution formulation and communication skills, Clarity Consulting helps our clients devise creative solutions to complex issues and capitalize on the opportunities presented by technology. Our international client base includes corporate IT organizations, professional services firms, product vendors and legal and financial services firms. Clarity Consulting

About SourceIQ

SourceIQ is an independent software vendor (ISV) with headquarters in Portsmouth, NH. SourceIQ Enterprise Server provides an integrated, consistent view of software projects across the enterprise, giving managers the metrics and analytics required for governance and global teams. SourceIQ automatically analyzes the artifacts in code management systems, producing a repository of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in four critical areas: code quality, code volume and volatility, team contribution, and governance. Visit SourceIQ at SourceIQ or get more information about development governance solutions by emailing info@sourceiq.com.

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