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All Hands on Deck: When to Bring on Extra Help for Your Digital Transformation

All Hands on Deck: When to Bring on Extra Help for Your Digital Transformation
This article first appeared in the Sociable . AirBnB recently earned the top spot on CNBC's Disruptor 50 list , and was estimated to be worth as much as traditional hotel giants Hilton and Hyatt combined. Nowadays, not moving fast enough to embrace a digital transformation can cost even the most well established incumbents a large chunk of their bu...
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How Software Outsourcing Can Help Businesses Take Advantage of Big Data

How Software Outsourcing Can Help Businesses Take Advantage of Big Data
When big data is used properly and intelligently by organizations, it serves as the foundation for strategic, business decision-making capabilities in today's digitally driven world. The increasing number of devices and sources generating information has lead to constantly increasing amounts of data. Big Data is characterized by its velocity, ...
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Want to boost IT productivity? Outsource non-mission-critical IT functions!

Want to boost IT productivity? Outsource non-mission-critical IT functions!
Small IT teams may consist of only one or two people who struggle to keep up. They field helpdesk calls, perform routine monitoring and maintenance of IT infrastructure, and resolve network issues. Oftentimes, routine IT takes up most of the day, leaving little or no time to work on projects critical for business growth. Important projects take too...
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Latin America: The Nearshore Option

Latin America: The Nearshore Option
Latin America has been a stand out choice for North American companies looking to outsource software development. Various countries within the region has taken the initiative to institute programs that have helped to gain them a share of the software outsourcing market. Latin american children now have access to new education initiatives ...
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Outsource vs Offshore: Low Cost Has Lost It's Allure

Outsource vs Offshore: Low Cost Has Lost It's Allure
Outsource and offshore services provide businesses with staff and expertise, often for less than what it would cost to hire and train in-house staff. Advances in technology, lower cost of living, government incentive programs, and changing organizational structures have made it possible for both outsource and offshore businesses to offer much more ...
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The Latest in Software Outsourcing

The Latest in Software Outsourcing
Outsourced software development continues in a robust growth phase, although its focus is changing. New challenges emerge as they strive to meet increased demands from customers. Increased competition for market share between offshore and nearshore services, is a tough battle, however -- offshore services that built their businesses on a cheap labo...
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10 Tips for Improving Your Intercultural Communication Skills

10 Tips for Improving Your Intercultural Communication Skills
This  is Part 2 of a three part series on intercultural communications.  Part 1  addressed the complexity of culture and how it can  impact  communications when individuals from one culture interact with individuals from another .  In this feature, we focus on the lessons we've learned from our cross cultural interacti...
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Intercultural Communications: How Does Culture Complicate Communication?

Intercultural Communications: How Does Culture Complicate Communication?
Interacting with people from different cultures and in different locations around the world is now just another day at the office for most people. The advent of the internet, inexpensive travel, international business, and even, more robust study abroad programs, means that more people than ever before are exploring the world and connecting cross-c...
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