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The American dream: why should US companies outsource to Poland?

14.05.2018, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

American companies outsource their software development to Poland for various reasons – to save money, quickly extend their teams to stay flexible, or simply to find exceptional developers that will help turn their ideas into brilliant products. The last argument seems to be especially important for American customers. And that is precisely why they tend to be happy with the results. Because Poland provides access to skilled, experienced and ambitious developers that like challenging projects and know how to collaborate efficiently.

For American companies interested in outsourcing their software development work, there are few places that make as much sense as Poland. There are many reasons why this is the case. But before we get to Poland, let’s talk a ...

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Working remotely in software development outsourcing

27.04.2018, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

Working remotely & communicating efficiently in software development outsourcing

The last several years saw a huge rise in the number of employees working remotely – both in software development and many other industries. Increasing interest in searching for skilled developers abroad and an abundance of innovative communication tools contributed to this trend. But is working remotely in software development projects actually efficient? As usual, there is no one-size-fits-all answer here. The key issue is communication. However, one thing is for sure – developing software in distributed teams is and feels different. Such collaborations do require special approach to make them really work. But it can be done.

Software development outsourcing, which pairs software developers from countries such as Poland with foreign companies ...

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Facts and myths about work-life balance in software development

13.04.2018, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

How much free time should the software developer have?

Everyone needs free time. Regardless of how much you love programming, spending your time doing nothing else may have bad consequences. The importance of work-life balance is so obvious that we’re not going to elaborate on that. Rather than doing this, let’s find out if… having proper life-balance as a software developer is even possible. And how you, as a software developer, and your employer can help make it happen.

If you are a software developer, you probably realize just how time-consuming this line of job can be. The stereotype of a glass-wearing nerd always in front of their computer doesn’t help convince “outsiders” that developers also need ...

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