Boeing's 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers

Found on Bloomberg on Saturday, 29 June 2019
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The Max software -- plagued by issues that could keep the planes grounded months longer after U.S. regulators this week revealed a new flaw -- was developed at a time Boeing was laying off experienced engineers and pressing suppliers to cut costs.

Rabin, the former software engineer, recalled one manager saying at an all-hands meeting that Boeing didn’t need senior engineers because its products were mature.

Cutting costs is not a viable long term business plan. All this would be such a perfect and costly lesson to teach management that outsourcing is not a solution for everything if there would no be 346 reasons why it should have never happened in the first place.