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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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Are US Companies Hiring Software Developers in Latin America Directly?

Are US Companies Hiring Software Developers in Latin America Directly?
Probably sometimes, but whether this is recommended or not as a strategy to get more miles-to-the-dollar for your engineering talent (working with a freelancer versus working with an established software services firm) will depend. I have been in the software services industry in Latin America for 15 years and can certainly share some pointers...
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Need a Nearshoring Partner? Here's a Guide to Finding the Best Fit

Need a Nearshoring Partner? Here's a Guide to Finding the Best Fit
Choosing a nearshoring partner is in many ways not different from choosing a good outsourcing vendor. I have been in the business 15 years, and venture some general recommendations to choosing an outsourcing partner : Pick a professional firm with a known trajectory and experience in the trade you are looking for. To narrow your choices, pick a fir...
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In-house or Outsourced IT Development? Why Offshore Teams Are Taking Over

In-house or Outsourced IT Development? Why Offshore Teams Are Taking Over
This article first appeared in Startup Beat . According to figures reported by Statista the worldwide spending on IT outsourcing services has reached $288 billion. And a survey conducted by Delloite in 2014 found that IT dominates 60% of the outsourcing market. Contrary to what the featured photo of this article may have you believe, offshore teams...
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The Future of IT Outsourcing

The Future of IT Outsourcing
In the blink of an eye, technology can change. In fact, every 12 to 18 months computers double their capabilities and so do the information technologies that use them. For example, look at the focus of IT outsourcing: just five to ten years ago the majority of people assumed that most outsourcing projects were completed in India or other offshore d...
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PSL Corp Named Top IT Outsourcing Company

PSL Corp Named Top IT Outsourcing Company
Just this week, PSL Corp was selected as the top ranking IT outsourcing company in Latin America by Clutch.co , a B2B research firm based in Washington, DC. PSL was evaluated favorably due in part to our efforts to remain on the forefront of technological  innovations and to consistently  deliver world-class software engineering solutions...
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Outsource vs Offshore: To Outsource Software Development or Not?

Outsource vs Offshore: To Outsource Software Development or Not?
While the guidelines in the previous blog, Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business , generally still stand when discussing software development outsourcing, there are many more particular situations in software engineering that we have had experience navigating to a successful degree. To be...
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Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business?

Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business?
​ As startups or enterprises grow, they often find themselves in the tight spot of needing more bandwidth to handle their business. At this point, companies are forced to make a decision of how they they want to continue, ie: outsource vs offshore. For example, a savvy entrepreneur might decide to hire extra resources, directly increasing head-coun...
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