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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How do you Choose the Best IT Outsourcing Location?

World Map and Crowdsourcing

Get your Priorities in Order Cutting costs should never be your number one priority when selecting an outsourcing partner.  When selecting an outsourcing destination it is important to find the balance between cost, quality, compatibility, and proximity. This balance is never going to be the same for every company or project but here are a few pieces of advice that can help guide your decision. Choosing your IT outsourcing location is not just a matter of cost. You should also take into ...
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Winter is coming for startups… Smart offshore outsourcing reduces burn rate and enhances execution speed

Frédéric LASNIER

CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)


This is not a news anymore. Grey clouds have overwhelmed the permanently blue sky of Silicon Valley and fast expands over East Coast and Europe. Journalists have been pouring articles about failing ventures into the columns of gazettes from everywhere. VCs started to predict a severe downturn, just hoping that some of the unicorns will reincarnate at least in smartmules. It is what it is, investors only bet on miracles. Well, the worst is never certain and it seems that very early ...
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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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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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