Ziptask Takes On Project Outsourcing

Can you outsource your outsourcing? Anaheim-based Ziptask said today that it has launched a new, online platform which helps offload the management of freelancers and outsourcing, helping businesses via an online, dedicated virtual project manager. According to Ziptask, the firm's online, cloud-based platform offers up project managers to liason with freelancers, helping to manage hiring of those freelancers, interviews, overseeing the work of those freelancers, as well as delivery of product. The startup--led by Shawn Livermore--said its experts are aiming at helping oversee projects in the ares of IT, application and web development, e-commerce and design, and other areas.