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Can software development outsourcing work for small businesses?

12.01.2018, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

The power of “it depends”

There are few topics as controversial as software development outsourcing. That is because each company going for it stands to either gain or lose a lot – depending on many factors. Although the cliché non-answer “it depends” fits the title question quite well, it’s still far from being satisfying. To make up for it, let’s go deeper and find out what it exactly depends on – why small businesses should or should not outsource, what to outsource specifically, how and to whom.

As the global IT spending increases, reaching new, mind-boggling heights[1], so does the size of software outsourcing industry. It is true for both large and small companies. According to the State of ...

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Long distance relationship in software development outsourcing

04.01.2018, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

10 steps to make it work

The world of software development outsourcing is one of the best examples of how valuable great developers are for businesses from all the world. Decision makers of both small and big companies can go to great lengths to find them and get to work with them - even if they are separated by thousands of miles, different languages, various cultural differences and many other challenges. But wouldn’t it be nice if the effectiveness of offshore development outsourcing wasn’t crippled by such factors? Follow these 10 steps and minimize their effect to make the most out of long distance cooperation.

According to a study by Deloitte, as much as half of all CEOs are ...

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Top 10 mistakes made by companies that use software development

11.12.2017, Author: Software Mind, Categories: Business

There are many great reasons to take advantage of software development outsourcing – ranging from the flexibility it offers, easy access to skilled specialists to possible time and money savings. However, not all companies will be able to benefit from it – they will make mistakes on their outsourcing journey that will give them all sorts of headaches. Don’t get discouraged, though. All you have to do is learn from their mistakes rather than your own ones! Today, we’re talking about some of the biggest mistakes that keep companies from leveraging the power of outsourcing.

Why some companies fail to benefit from all the advantages of software development outsourcing, getting frustrated and discouraged in the process? That’s because, just ...

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