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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an outsourcing software development project

Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an outsourcing software development project
​When outsourcing software development projects, comparing vendors with different price points can be very difficult. We propose variables that should be taken into account when deciding which vendor is most likely to produce the lowest Total Co...
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How to fund an Agile Software Development Project

How to fund an Agile Software Development Project
​This is Part 6 of the series of articles "Why go Agile?"When first introduced to Agile, clients often react with phrases like "ok, from a technical perspective this makes sense, but how do I sell this to my CEO?" PSL believes Agile methodologies sho...
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How Machine Learning Enhances Performance Engineering and Testing

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As enterprise software platforms expand in complexity and importance, performance anomalies have become a serious threat that can result in millions of dollars in losses. Faced with this challenge, performance engineering experts have begun utilizing...
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Continuous Performance Testing on a Massive Scale

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The software development outsourcing industry is experiencing a performance revolution, which marks a new level of technological progress in the sector. This dedication to performance is prominent in the American nearshore region, as US-based clients...
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5 Things to Consider When Hiring A Software Outsourcing Partner

5 Things to Consider When Hiring A Software Outsourcing Partner
This article first appeared in Entrepreneur. Need a software developer? It's easy to outsource them globally, but finding the right outsourcing partner isn't nearly as simple -- though there are some strategies out there that will make your task...
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There Is No "DevOps" Role. Here's What to Do Instead.

There Is No "DevOps" Role. Here's What to Do Instead.
This article first appeared on the Oracle Blog on Sept. 11th, 2017.Tips for successfully implementing DevOps from inside your organizationDevOps is not just the latest trend to hit the software community, nor is it just the latest buzzword. DevOps is...
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Five tips to convince your purchasing department about “going agile” and using a price and material model to pay for software development projects.

Five  tips to convince your purchasing department about “going agile” and using a price and material model to pay for software development projects.
Many IT managers resist the temptation of going agile (which implies working under a time and materials model) because they believe their managers, or their purchasing department, or whoever approves a budgetary expenditure, will not easily approve a...
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Should I prioritize on price or prioritize on value when looking for an offshore IT services partner?

Should I prioritize on price or prioritize on value when looking for an offshore IT services partner?
Many clients look to software outsourcing as a way to get a better bang for their buck. Because of price differentials between global economies, this is clearly one of the advantages of offshoring IT services. However, there are probably tens of thou...
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