Look South for your Next IT Outsourcing Partner

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When someone mentions outsourcing our minds automatically think of a far away offshore destination like India. However, for the US and Canada, outsourcing can just as well refer to nearshore destinations like South America. Although South American is not so geographically close to US startups, the time zone congruence is what makes it a nearshore location. The obvious advantages of outsourcing to South America is the lower cost of labor and common working hours, all or most of your working ...

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Leverage your prime IT offshore nearshore with Yourshore #Romania #Vietnam #Moldova

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


Yourshore is the white label of Pentalog that can help IT services companies and web agencies around the world create their own Offshore/Nearshore solutions. Now that Pentalog is increasingly emerging as a multiservice digital platform going from online assessment of IT skills to startup funding and to consulting, we decided to implement a white label program for all IT services companies and agencies interested in creating an Offshore or Nearshore centre. I’m a little late on this announcement although our subsidiary Yourshore is operational ...

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How to fail your offshore outsourcing project in 5 steps

Aymeric LIBEAU

Senior Consultant (Senior Partner)


Offshore outsourcing is a real change management issue. Regardless of the underlying reasons (economic, acceleration, recruitment difficulty, etc.) of an outsourcing project, there are certain pitfalls you should avoid. Here are the top 5. 1. Disregarding the internal HR issue Whether we talk about IT, accounting or other type of outsourcing, the definition is the same: a provider/partner takes over an activity performed internally until that point. Not taking the internal HR component into account when organizing your outsourcing project is brushing ...

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Offshore Nearshore: the euro’s fall below $1.10 prompts East-European offshore companies to export outside Europe

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


Given the euro’s current price and as long as it continues to drop, most offshore IT service companies established in a EU country, whether they are members of the eurozone or not, will most likely tend to offer their services outside the EU. Although this may not have any consequences whatsoever on intra-EU relations, there are some exceptions to the rule. For the United Kingdom, for instance, the fall of the European currency brings commercial opportunities with it. The relationship between ...

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Pentalog becoming a WW nearshoring operator with its future South American facilities

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


Pentalog has made its decision to launch its first ops in South America by the beginning of 2015. The final place is not yet clearly defined. But the skill indicators meet to our expectations and the customers’ demand for South American engineering has been confirmed to Monica and me. With that decision Pentalog is becoming part of the very exclusive club of IT consulting companies with facilities on all best coding spots of the world except India (Romania in the EU, ...

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