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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 organizati...
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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 s...
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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 anot...
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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 abr...
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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 i...
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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 ...
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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 Deloitte in 2014 found that IT dominates 60% of the outsourc...
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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 m...
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