Offshore outsourcing

Six Steps to Building a Successful Offshore Collaboration with Vietnam


Project Director

offshore software development

Launching a software project in an offshore location like Vietnam is a strategic alternative to in-house development in terms of reducing time-to-market, more readily available tech talent and lower costs. Offshoring your IT projects is beneficial in many ways, but there are a number of challenges that you should be prepared for when working with an offshore team. Vietnam is full of highly-skilled engineers and has a lot of potential as an offshore partner. Here I will present a simple, six-step ...

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Webinar: Top 10 Tips for Preparing your Next IT Outsourcing Project


IT outsourcing is a solution that can save time and resources, but only if you are ready for it. If you do not do your homework or make the necessary preparations, IT outsourcing can end up being more of a liability than an asset. When searching for an outsourcing partner, you are searching for just that, a partner, and you need to make your choice carefully. In addition to checking if your partner is qualified and ready to work on your ...

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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


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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Viable alternatives to reshoring

Is IT reshoring the new buzzword on the ITO market? Although not common yet at global level, the concept of IT reshoring, meaning when companies decide to bring back home their IT activities (mostly outsourced to India), is becoming a real trend. Daimler, Procter & Gamble, General Motors, American Express are just some examples of companies that decided it’s more viable to bring IT operations back to the U.S. from India: “We want better control over our IT activities to ...

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