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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 organization DevOps is not just the latest trend to hit the software community, nor is it just the latest buzzword. DevOps is changing the way companies and teams communicate, how they collaborate, and how they bring produc...
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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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Movistar and Loggro Announce Alliance to Offer Cloud-based Business Management Software to Colombian Businesses

Movistar and Loggro Announce Alliance to Offer Cloud-based Business Management Software to Colombian Businesses
This article originally appeared in Social Geek in Spanish. ​ According to studies conducted this year by the global technology consultant firm IDC, cloud computing grew seven times faster than any other business technology sector on a global level and it is evident that the future of business is directly tied to cloud computing. For this reason, i...
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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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Embracing Digital Disruption in the Business World

Embracing Digital Disruption in the Business World
This article first appeared in The Startup Magazine written by Conrad Egusa. Technology has become so disruptive in the business world that sometimes its exact purpose can be forgotten. From marketing to product development, to new software tools and communications, the list is almost endless as to the digital transformations taking place. While di...
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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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The Rise of the Citizen Developer: How to Engage Them to Drive Mobile Innovation

The Rise of the Citizen Developer: How to Engage Them to Drive Mobile Innovation
Now more than ever it is easier for anyone to create relevant, solution-oriented applications with little to know coding knowledge. Some of the individuals at your company may even be creating their own projects! It´s important to recognize the skill sets of your employees and be able to engage them in different activities. And, citizen developers ...
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