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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 kn...
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Communication: The single greatest risk to outsourcing abroad

Quite openly, we cannot be a completely neutral party in this post. Full disclosure requires us to state up front that we are an offshore IT services vendor. And we "drink our own Koolaid": we think we do very well what we work so hard to do every da...
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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.&...
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Why outsourcing software makes sense (Part 2)

This is part 2 of "Why outsourcing software makes sense". In part 1, we talked about the different examples and reasons why it is worthwhile to outsource your software development services, from a business standpoint. If you agree with the keypoints ...
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Should I use a traditional RFI / RFP model to select a nearshore or offshore outsourcing IT vendor?

Should I use a traditional RFI / RFP model to select a nearshore or offshore outsourcing IT vendor?
As a nearshore IT firm, we often get many requests to participate in an RFI / RFP project. At a first glance, and RFI / RFP process looks like a structured, disciplined and fair methodology to choose a vendor, but in the final analysis, in our opinio...
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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an Outsourcing Software Development Project Part 2

In the first part of this article, we reviewed the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and outlined five key variables that determine the TCO for software development projects: Process, Quality, Risk, Productivity and Co...
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I need an offshore software development partner. Should I opt for Asia or Latin America?

I need an offshore software development partner.  Should I opt for Asia or Latin America?
For many years, India has been the most popular "outsourcing" or "offshoring" software destination. This has been fundamentally due to price, as well as to the availability of software engineers in this gigantic country (and is partly also motivated ...
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To select offshore developer one have to lookout on many points specially for time, cost and how large and experience team is goin... Read More
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PSL Team: Spotlight on Ximena Echeverri

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 PSL senior software developer, Ximena Echeverri, joined us for a chat about the evolution of PSL's Software Girls into Women in Tech and what she likes most about working with PSL. She's got some great advice for anyone thinking about working a...
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