Software development, especially when handled by remote teams, can be a tricky process for companies. However, the collaboration with remote providers can be made smoother when built relying on a predictive software engineering (PSE) framework. According to a recent Deloitte survey, leading organizations are selecting remote providers to drive transformational change and improve business results. They expect a higher level of software development predictability from these agreements than even from in-house teams. To take advantage of remote collaboration, IT providers must adjust their approach to delivery. The PSE framework serves this purpose. This eWEEK slide show, using industry information from Intetics, explains the PSE idea in the following bullet points.