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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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The Practical Advantage of Nearshore Outsourcing

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When it comes to agile software development, an outsourcing vendor that's out of reach may not be the same option. While the idea of having a team that advances your project while your in-house team sleeps may seem enticing, agile methodologies benefit far more from teams that can collaborate in real-time and tackle issues or spur innovation togeth...
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The Pros and Cons of Software Development Outsourcing Models: How to Choose the Right One for You

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When a company decides to outsource their software development, they face a difficult choice. With a multitude of options on the market, ranging from onshore software development firms to offshore and nearshore to individually contracted freelancers, leaders need to look at all the facts before committing to one alternative over another.  A wh...
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Looking to the Future of IT Outsourcing

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The world of IT outsourcing looks different from what it did a couple of years ago; as technology advances and businesses expand, what will the future bring for buyers and service providers?   We've looked at the future of IT outsourcing before and shared our thoughts, but in this rapidly changing world of emerging technologies and game-changi...
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10 Reasons Latin America Should Be Your Next Nearshore Outsourcing Destination

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Need a good reason to outsource your software development project to Latin America? We'll give you 10! Latin America's broad landscape of opportunities for nearshore outsourcing brings with it a multitude of benefits beyond just price and proximity. With over 30 years of experience in the tech space, PSL knows a thing or two about outsourcing and n...
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Outsourcing to Latin America: Why Nearshoring Is Still Your Best Bet

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Nearshoring is hardly a new concept, but while technological advancements make working with vendors overseas easier, there are still quite a few factors you need to consider. The latest technological advancements like cloud computing are making working with teams from all around the world easier than ever. So, when it comes to deciding where to out...
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5 Tips for Managing IP and Security Protections When Outsourcing

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Information security and IP protections are more important than ever, considering the resounding impacts of the latest security breaches and the numerous points of vulnerability. In 2018 alone, Facebook, Uber, Google+, T-Mobile, and FIFA all experienced security breaches with each breach affecting, at a minimum, millions of users and costing millio...
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