The Global economy is the new reality; tapping into offshore resources is not an option but a requirement for survival. And, healthy IT globalization, similar to a healthy democracy, creates opportunities for all. We all understand the benefits and the challenges of globalization but do we really understand the benefits and risks to the local economy? We must ensure our global partners create as much opportunity locally in US as we create offshore. Let’s keep it honest! This blog is an open and honest dialog on how can we leverage “offshoring” to the advantage of our companies, communities and country.