5 tips for recruiting talented IT specialists

It’s not easy to find talented IT specialists as competition over high level IT profiles is fierce. If you want to recruit the best profiles for your company you need to keep on top of things by staying informed while constantly improving your brand’s reputation. Below I am going to give you 5 detailed tips on how to attract the best IT talent. 1) Encourage and follow up on referrals Highly-skilled individuals who also have excellent relationships with clients and colleagues ...

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The GDPR | Europe's New Personal Data Regulations


Head of the Legal Department


More than seventeen years after its last regulation regarding personal data protection, the European Union strikes back with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Sanctions: up to 20 Million Euros or 4% of a company’s annual global revenue of the previous year. This is a serious warning to US companies (and even organizations): don’t mess with Fundamental European rights! The General Data Protection Regulation will come into force on May 25th, 2018. There are a few new data protection concepts ...

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Offshore IT Outsourcing: How to Prepare

Chris Hote

VP of North American sales


Before you decide to hire and work with an offshore team you need to make sure you are actually prepared to engage such a team. The first thing you need to organize for IT outsourcing is yourself. Have a project that is clearly defined, decide who is managing what, and choose a product owner. The product owner is the one whose role it is to captain this whole venture. Have someone who is ready to to manage the stakeholder’s expectations ...

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Edtech, legtech, healthtech, fintech: How Pentalog has become a lean massive disruption force

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


Pentalog currently counts 23 clients operating in these new economy sectors, from the US, UK, Switzerland to Sweden and France. Some of them have registered a stunning success, such as the Socrative student app, with 25 million downloads. Other game changers like Visiomed are already famous due to their medical apps and smart devices sold worldwide. Among them are also real estate managers having digitized hundreds of millions of m2. 150 of our Pentaguys are working for these sectors. In ...

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Why the Stakeholder should not be mistaken with the Product Owner


Agile Coach


Mistaking the Stakeholder with the Product Owner might lead to various dysfunctionalities with major impact on the delivered value. A stakeholder is anyone that can affect the product or be affected by it. Usually there are many stakeholders, with different expectations, levels of knowledge and availability for building the desired product. Stakeholders are the end users or their representatives, sponsors, part of the company’s management or different departments. A Product Owner is a single person who should pay attention to the stakeholders’ ...

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