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Offshore Software Development: Asia vs Latin America

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A constantly growing IT market has made offshore software development practically a necessity for any company that wants to be competitive. As the appetite and budget for software solutions increases, businesses that want to thrive must be ready to deliver what customers want quickly and effectively.

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13 Ways to Boost Intercultural Communication in IT Outsourcing

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“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”  — Nelson Mandela

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Medellin Named Nearshore Outsourcing Destination of the Year

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Everybody's talking about Medellin these days and for good reason. The city is no stranger to accolades like the Lee Kuan Yew World City Award, the World Travel Awards leading destination in South America, and the Bravo award for most Transformational City of the Year by Council of the Americas. Not surprisingly, Medellin has recently added another...
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Maximize Nearshore Outsourcing Results with Effective Leadership

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Achieving high employee engagement is more important than ever. Statistics show that engaged teams will achieve 21% greater profitability and are 17% more productive. They also make fewer mistakes and are more innovative. But what does employee engagement have to do with nearshore outsourcing teams? By outsourcing your IT software development, you ...
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Why Software Outsourcing to Colombia Makes Sense

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When you think about your ideal outsourcing location, what comes to mind? You'd want proximity for on-site visits and efficient communication; you'd also want a highly talented workforce to help you elevate your projects; you'd want to be able to cut costs without sacrificing quality, and you'd want a team you can communicate with easily in your ow...
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IT Outsourcing Companies: Go Nearshore to Skyrocket Efficiency

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The global outsourcing market is massive. It generated $85.6 billion in 2018, according to Statista , and IT outsourcing companies were responsible for the lion's share of this amount, generating revenues of $62 billion. Software development outsourcing is clearly big business. The size of the market also indicates that it works. After all, so many...
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The Value of Employee Development in Software Outsourcing

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Attrition in software development is an issue most IT outsourcing companies take seriously as it can wreak havoc on an otherwise successful outsourcing engagement. With a turnover rate exceeding that of retail and media   at 13.2% and the average tech tenure at tech giants ranging from just 2.02 years at Facebook to 1.23 years at Uber , it's n...
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How to Lead from Afar: Managing Your Nearshore Software Development Team

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Leadership is going through a bit of a crisis these days. 83% of organizations say it's important to develop leaders at all levels, but only 5% have fully implemented development initiatives or activities. Leaders play a critical role in companies; not just on a strategic level but also by providing valuable guidance and motivation to employees, se...
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