Top 5 Offshore Development Best Practices – 2017 Edition

Most tech executives have learned that software outsourcing is the way of the future. However, many companies struggle to determine the best practices for offshore development.

Considering Outsourcing? India vs. Ukraine: Pros and Cons

It’s no secret that IT outsourcing is one of the best ways for a business to boost its technological edge and general productivity. Some of the greatest tech innovations of the last ten years were conceived in the US, Europe, or Israel, then developed into real products in places like India or Ukraine.

Top 5 Priorities of How to Choose an Outsourcing Vendor

Outsourcing IT, particularly software development, is a proven way for tech firms to boost productivity, decrease development time, and overall stay on top of the competition.

5 Ways to Successfully Leverage Ukrainian R&D

Ukraine presents a massive opportunity for today’s tech companies, especially those based in relatively nearby nations such as Israel.

7 Reasons for Israeli Firms to Outsource to Ukraine

Among software firms, it’s common knowledge that Ukraine is quickly becoming the #1 outsourcing destination. According to the European Business Association, the IT outsourcing market in Ukraine grew by 15-20% in 2016, and could double in 2017.

Why the World Outsources Software to Ukraine

Offshore software development is a reality of the modern global economy. By leveraging remote workers and teleconferencing technology, firms save countless dollars and man-hours on software development, R&D, and other tasks that fetch a prohibitively high price in the West.

7 Fintech Outsourcing Trends for a Business Developer

Seldom does the entrepreneurial developer find so much low-hanging fruit as now seen in the fintech industry. With investors providing $5.3 billion in capital to fintech startups during Q1 2016, opportunities for the innovative developer are ripe for the picking. Especially interesting is the growth of investments in fintech — 67% since the same period last year. The rapid growth and infusion of investment cash equates to growth in fintech outsourcing opportunities in several areas of technology. Let’s take a look at seven of those now trending or likely to do so in the near future.

How to Identify a Competent Fintech Developer Partner

Fintech startups are having a growing and disruptive impact on the financial service industry. The first quarter of 2016 realized global investments in fintech ventures of $5.3 billion — a 67% increase since Q1 2015. With the fintech wave on the rise, new startups emerge almost daily — many with a multi-million dollar idea and the investment dollars to make it happen. The first big decision startups often face is whether to develop their wares in-house, or to outsource the development of their products or services.

The Fundamental Rules for Recruiting Big Data Experts

A job title that you may have heard recently is that of a ‘Big Data Developer’. But what does that mean exactly? Is it a developer who can also analyze data? Or is it a developer who knows Business Intelligence and statistics like the back of their hand? Are Big Data Developers masters of data visualization?

Building Your Own VR Team vs. Outsourcing: The Lowdown

Immersive multimedia, computer-simulated life, virtual environment are all the different names of the name phenomenon that is taking the technological world by storm. However perhaps the name you are most familiar with is Virtual Reality.

10 Best Practices for Outsourcing Software Projects in 2016

2016 is quickly approaching, bringing with it new developments in outsourcing. The global IT outsourcing industry was already valued at $76 billion in 2014, with more than half of that value generated in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The UK alone spends more than £15 billion on outsourced contracts, and that number is expected to climb as more companies turn towards outsourcing to improve efficiency. As 2015 draws to a close, we'll look at ten best practices for preparing to outsource in the year ahead.

Ukraine: Top Outsourcing Destinations

Ukraine is hard to ignore when it comes to IT, since it boasts no less than 75,000 skilled developers and over 2,000 startups. The Ukrainian IT industry passed the $1 Billion mark a couple of years ago – valued at $5 billion now - and has continued to thrive despite some hardship. The country's strong education system and on the job training are ranked slightly below Israel's. This factor, coupled with a sizeable IT outsourcing market, is why Ukraine will maintain strong growth potential in the years to come.

Top 10 Mistakes in IT Outsourcing for Your Business Failure

We are in the age of outsourcing. It is rare to find a small business, or any business for that matter, that does everything in-house with full-time employees. Everyone outsources to some degree no matter what they call it including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants. Businesses outsource to grow more rapidly and save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure.