Romania-New Zealand and France-Georgia: How to combine the pleasant and the pleasant

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


Brasov, Friday October 5, I have not always taken the time to post, but the last WE was really rich for some Pentalogue-ians who, together with me, headed for the south of France. The schedule included: Romania-NZ and France Georgia. Firstly, Toulouse, Saturday; Monica and I met old acquaintances from Bucharest business, who had come to offer their endless support to our other three-color team. This experience reminded me the extent to which Romania is a part of me. I vibrated on the ...
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Low cost : a pay-off strategy for Pentalog


Article taken from “Loiret Eco” magazine, issue 7, October 2007, from Loiret CCI Read the article ((pentalog_cci_oct2007.pdf) THE LOW COST: A PAY OFF STRATEGY FOR PENTALOG Set-up in Orleans, Pentalog High Tech is the French leader in IT and low cost offshoring. And its GM is a European specialist in this respect. Frédéric Lasnier arranges foreign banknotes into his wallet: in a couple of hours he flies to East Europe, an area where his company develops. Founded in 1993, Pentalog is a SSII ...
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500 000€ in the chatroom… at once

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


It happened one evening, last January, when a prospector who had appreciated that the Pentalog.com approach was launched clicked the chatroom icon. Just like he told me much later : ‘if there hadn’t been anybody behind it, I could have continued my Google search and found another supplier !’ And then, he added ‘anyway, at 8 pm and at that moment, I would not have made a phone call, the chat approach was the anonymous contact that I needed for ...
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Tarom = Aeroflot Romania

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


I do not like complaining about anything, but Tarom is one bad company … I am writing from Bucharest Airport, in the very base of the Romanian national company. Having boarded in time, our plane tried to take off, but proved incapable of accelerating … mainly a problem with the left brake. Landing, then boarding 1h30 minutes later on the same plane. And there, times and times again, the same pattern, asthma-suffering plane. But the best is that they boarded us without ...
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IT offshore development : the impact of a euro worth $1.40 and a return to 3,40 lei

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


This is not the least of the news for European offshorers. The competition with India for all companies located in the euro area will become more and more sensitive. In exchange, the attraction force of salaries on engineers from those companies that sell in euro will become stronger in the months to come. I don’t know anymore how it’s been since I last heard in Romania and Moldavia the cliché according to which Americans would pay better than Europeans. The reality is ...
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