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10 reasons why you can’t afford to hire bad developers

27.10.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

What comes to your mind when you’re thinking of the first criterion for hiring a new software outsourcing provider? An interesting portfolio of projects, industry-specific experience, similar corporate culture? Even if you are one of those decision makers who genuinely prioritize one of those, you may still end up having to pick the cheapest alternative.  This is not a problem. The problem is that the cheapest alternative is rarely what it claims it is. Learn from others’ mistakes rather than your own and find out why you simply can’t afford to hire bad software developers.

The notion that bad developers, outsourced or not, can cause more damage than benefit to any organization, is hardly a new one ...

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The best value for money in software development outsourcing

28.08.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

Some believe that software development outsourcing is all about finding the cheapest contractor and the lowest price is by far the most attractive feature of any IT outsourcing provider. However, the truth is that in the year 2017, more often than not, companies interested in outsourcing do realize the dangers of prioritizing low cost. Instead, they set off to try find the very best deal – one that can bring the most benefit out of each dollar they invest. So, how do you go about finding the best value for money in software development outsourcing?

Does it always come down to money when it comes to software development outsourcing? Even if it’s true, what does it exactly mean?

If you ...

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The perfect software development outsourcing partner

12.06.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

What is a typical company interested in software development outsourcing looking for? Surely, they need quality developers. They also need people with great communication skills, which include experience in outsourcing projects and lack of language barriers. Last but not least, they are hoping to save up and find all of that at a possibly lowest cost. Is there a way to tell where in the world there are most software developers that fit the description?

Last year, the popular Q&A portal Stack Overflow released yet another of its yearly reports based on survey data they gathered from its users. More than fifty thousand developers participated in what may be called the largest developer survey of this kind. Its wealth of ...

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