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Want to go agile in your company but never done it before?

Want to go agile in your company but never done it before?
Many IT managers find themselves in the difficult position of seeking to "disrupt" the way their organization has traditionally confronted software development. Often this is a felt need more than a simple curiosity: they realize their organization i...
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Should I prioritize on price or prioritize on value when looking for an offshore IT services partner?

Should I prioritize on price or prioritize on value when looking for an offshore IT services partner?
Many clients look to software outsourcing as a way to get a better bang for their buck. Because of price differentials between global economies, this is clearly one of the advantages of offshoring IT services. However, there are probably tens of thou...
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PSL ranked as a top developer for Latin America, .Net and Java

PSL ranked as a top developer for Latin America, .Net and Java
We are honored to announce that Clutch, the go-to resource for buyers and sellers for software and professional services has recently named PSL as a Top Software Developer in three of their key leaders categories: Latin America, .Net and Java. Clutch...
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Good retrospectives = constant team improvement

Good retrospectives = constant team improvement
Over the past couple of years, I've had the opportunity to facilitate retrospectives for several software development teams within PSL and gained some insights and lessons learned that I would like to share.One of the most common issues for the teams...
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Some tips for ensuring quality during your software development process

Some tips for ensuring quality during your software development process
While agile methodologies brought many advantages for adding value to stakeholders when developing software, they also brought many challenges in the way we think about quality and how to deal with many non-functional requirements. It is sadly common...
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Guest — Casta
Great article! My take away: Through a constant effort to be better every day, and by trying and learning how to implement the be... Read More
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 20:32
Sebastian Velez
Thanks! You are right. As we always say, we have to leverage the best of each model or technology we know about. Rethinking the wh... Read More
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 23:09
Guest — ArunGoyal
Hey Sebastian, You have mentioned some good points in your blog and in my opinion software testing and QA is the most important fa... Read More
Thursday, 28 January 2016 05:58
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From static budgets to the agile burn rate

From static budgets to the agile burn rate
​When shopping around for vendors for a software development project, clients that are not familiar with agile methodologies want a figure to assign to their budget or have a specific figure themselves that came from a previously defined budget. Thes...
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Nowadays, what is Software Quality?

Nowadays, what is Software Quality?
​Every single organization needs to acquire or create software pieces. It doesn't matter if it´s a short integration package or a huge core system, everyone wants software quality. And I mean "want" as a synonym of desire, instead of a real understan...
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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an Outsourcing Software Development Project Part 2

In the first part of this article, we reviewed the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and outlined five key variables that determine the TCO for software development projects: Process, Quality, Risk, Productivity and Co...
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