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All Hands on Deck: When to Bring on Extra Help for Your Digital Transformation

All Hands on Deck: When to Bring on Extra Help for Your Digital Transformation
This article first appeared in the Sociable.AirBnB recently earned the top spot on CNBC's Disruptor 50 list, and was estimated to be worth as much as traditional hotel giants Hilton and Hyatt combined. Nowadays, not moving fast enough to embrace a di...
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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 situ...
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Featured Post: Why Offshoring Software Does Not Work in the Agile Age

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These days, even refrigerators can be programmed to tell you when you're running low on a certain food or when something has expired. Washing machines, coffee makers and toasters all use software to bring a more connected experience to their users.An...
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The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM
How to Use Continuous Integration throughout Your Application's LifecycleNot so long ago, applications were developed and deployed with on-site Application Lifecycle Management ALM solutions. More recently, the automation of processes, such as buildi...
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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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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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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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PSL Team: Spotlight on Ximena Echeverri

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 PSL senior software developer, Ximena Echeverri, joined us for a chat about the evolution of PSL's Software Girls into Women in Tech and what she likes most about working with PSL. She's got some great advice for anyone thinking about working a...
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