Globalization and Outsourcing

Are you sure that you are ready to Outsource your Software R&D?

When things go wrong, these are the TOP 10 major causes of Software Outsourcing Failure:   Present codebase & documentation level unfit for offsite R&D Future Product/Services not fit for offsite R&D Outsourcing strategy non-existent Outsourcing strategy not aligned with company strategy Business case not based on realistic estimates Organisation Maturity insufficient Lack of Processes/Methods/Tools..

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How #LinkedIn made an intelligent #Source #Code #Navigator

The backend story of a large-scale source code navigator #Codesearch is vital for any tech organization that operates at a large scale, and LinkedIn depends heavily on it. Engineers at LinkedIn use codesearch frequently to see how certain #APIs are being used, how configurations of certain services look, how some of the #classes / #methods..

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Your margin is always an opportunity for disruption

The old strategies for outsourcing, governance, procurement and IT, that organisations think are helping them are in fact often holding them back to the detriment of their shareholders, customers, suppliers and most significantly, to their employees. Applying the old model of outsourcing to the new economics of IT won’t sufficeOutsourcing to large vendors made sense..

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Independent Software Vendors in Eastern Europe

Can you navigate the landscape of Independent Software Vendors?

Sourcing strategy If it is no longer a question of sourcing or not for your software development, the next step is analyzing your organization needs and define your sourcing strategy. This discipline is the most difficult exercise for Clients and unfortunately also the most underestimated. The level of maturity is directly proportional to the level of success you..

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Email spam legislation – can you afford to push Enter?

The old email technology is far from dead and we all depend on an email address for business as well as private purposes. Looking through my own inbox and counting the number of received spam emails from the last 10+ years clearly, indicate that spam is here to stay. But, don’t attempt to copy-cat. Be aware..

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Information Marketplace

Is this the new trend and outsourcing Provider nightmare?

Dedicated Development Centre At the end of the day outsourcing is plain business and if the Client grow to 700-1.000 employees in a Dedicated Centre, a threshold is reached where it become attractive for the Client to start on their own. One of the advantages SME’s in the IT outsourcing industry have compared to “big..

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