Visiting your Outsourced Development Team is a Key to Project Success


When Skype Isn’t Enough Is it worth flying out to visit your outsourced development teams? While there is no formula to calculate how often you should visit an outsourced team, telecommunication has its limits and onsite visits are necessary for successful collaboration. Skype conversations and conference calls can only go so far when trying to integrate an outsourced team into your organization. Source: Shutterstock When to Visit Visiting is the most important when starting a project. It allows you to see how your offshore ...
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Brexit-Pound-Outsourcing

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)

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As the impact on the pound’s valuation is going to expand with the issuance of a Brexit agenda, lots of British offshore outsourcing companies have done their maths. Given that the majority of them are exposed to the euro or dollar production zones and that the employment costs count for roughly 50% of their revenue, their EBITDA could experience a 7- to 10-point drop… in an industry generating 7 to 15% average net margins! Indeed, salaries in those countries are ...
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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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Save the date: Agilizza event – Boston CIC on 5/19

Pierre PEUTIN

IT Financial Reporting Consultant


Here is the agenda for the Agilizza event, the first event in Boston to tackle specific Agile-related challenges with pragmatic advises. This event hosted by Pentalog (Chris Hote) will take place in CIC’s 5th floor Havana Conference Room, on 5/19/2015 from 5p to 7p. 3 speakers, Q&A session, networking, complimentary refreshment and pizza: Do agile data in just 5 shocking steps! by Gil Benghiat, Founder at DataKitchen How to deploy Agile across the whole organization? by Dejan Duzevik, CTO at Concentric 3 Key Points when focusing ...
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