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Outsource vs Offshore: To Outsource Software Development or Not?

Outsource vs Offshore: To Outsource Software Development or Not?
While the guidelines in the previous blog, Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business , generally still stand when discussing software development outsourcing, there are many more particular sit...
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Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business?

Outsource vs Offshore: What Do You Need to Know Before Involving 3rd Parties in Your Business?
​ As startups or enterprises grow, they often find themselves in the tight spot of needing more bandwidth to handle their business. At this point, companies are forced to make a decision of how they want to continue, ie: outsource vs offshore. F...
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Boosting a Team's Skills

Boosting a Team's Skills
This article was written by Pedro Madrid , a former PSL Software Architect for 13 years and current Senior Developer at Lixar. When a new software project is starting, a new team needs to be put together according to the client's needs and ...
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Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team

Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team
Highlighting the pros and cons of choosing an onshore freelance team versus working with a dedicated nearshore team in a software development outsourcing engagement. A recent prospective client of ours scratched her head while deciding...
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Think You’re Ready for Microservices? Here’s What to Consider Before Taking the Leap

Think You’re Ready for Microservices? Here’s What to Consider Before Taking the Leap
​This article first appeared in Information Week .  In the ever-changing tech industry, companies know they have to ride some swift rapids to stay afloat. In fact, agility is perhaps one of the most important keys to business success - because i...
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The Secret to Software Tool Integration

The Secret to Software Tool Integration
The difficulties of tool integration and how to overcome them. There's a dirty secret about software tool integration: it's difficult to get right. The use of multiple platforms in complex software development environments creates de facto silos. Unf...
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Upcoming DevOps Technology Trends

Upcoming DevOps Technology Trends
So far this year, things are shaping up pretty well for DevOps, and we've put together some highlights for the technology trends that DevOps is heavily impacting. First, we are expecting more clearly defined DevOps principles and practices to em...
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UX and Business Analysis: How to combine them effectively

UX and Business Analysis: How to combine them effectively
How to use role-based project scopes and clearly defined responsibilities to prevent conflict during app development.​ User Experience (UX) designers and Business Analysts (BAs) have roles that are much more similar than they may appear at first glan...
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