Software service providers in Eastern Europe are at a crossroads. Here’s a view of the current and future perspectives, advice on selecting a provider, and how to tell if an outsourcing provider is a follower or a leader.
Understanding people’s expectationss and how people think differently from culture to culture will improve the chances for success in an offshore outsourcing relationship. Here’s what you need to know about China, Ukraine, and India, as well as insights into offshore service provider selection criteria and determinants for success.
Offshore activities are nothing new for Europe. But what’s new is nearshoring is now starting to be internal to the EU, especially in Eastern Europe. Read why this is happening, what kinds of work are best for this region, and which suppliers are currently dominating the landscape.
The fight for IT resources gets tougher across Eastern Europe. In Russia many software development companies have seen more success on the local IT market than abroad. The Russian economy finally showed a need for the talented engineers back home. The Polish IT labor pool is almost exhausted and the outsourcing industry in Romania is sold out. Here’s what’s happening.
The Netherlands is experiencing a shortage of IT engineers, so ISM eCompany, an Internet solution provider, had to find alternatives to hiring locally. The company looked at 20 countries and came up with India, China, and Ukraine as the top three locations to set up a captive operation. Ukraine turned out to be the best option. Here’s why.
Offshore outsourcing was a key element of start-up Italio. It used 20 software developers from Lohika, an outsourcer in Western Ukraine, and four tech support staff from QASource, a similar company in India, paying half the price of comparable US talent.
Ukrainian IT suppliers signed new deals in 2005. Will the Ukraine turn into an Eastern European outsourcing hot spot?
Quickly growing. Unlimited potential. Unpredictable. Each of these words conveys the business environment in Russia today. Global executives eye developments in the world’s largest country and speculate on each aspect of the emerging business scene.