What you Need to Know about Offshore Vendor Hidden Fees

What do you need to know about costs and fees when it comes to offshore vendors. Watch the final video of our Criteria to Evaluate an Offshore Vendor series to find out. Click here for a free PDF download of all the information contained in the video series! [Video Transcript] Costs are pretty self explanatory. I mean, you […]

Why You Should Visit Your Offshore Team

https://vimeo.com/159097907 The 9th in our series of evaluating an offshore vendor. Why not take a trip and visit your team? Visiting your team results in increased creativity and collaboration. Related articles: Have you written off offshoring? Learn what changed this CEO’s mind. [Video Transcript] It’s pretty common for companies like GitHub, which is highly distributes, to […]

Why Control Matters for Offshore Teams [video]

https://vimeo.com/152722571 Development teams that choose to be involved with offshore partners often don’t think Agile is an option, but CIO writes that Agile can work for a distributed team, as long as you pick the right offshore partner. We agree, check out our video series for our ten tips for evaluating if an offshore vendor is right […]

How does Getting out of the Office Make Teams Stronger?

Receive content like this and more in your inbox! Video Transcript: There’s an old piece of advice that people give to someone contemplating getting married, and they say take a trip with that person. If you go and you spend seven days on a road trip with them and you come back and you still want to get married, […]

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Team Communication Software

Any tools are a large part of communication, especially when you’re talking about a team that’s distributed or remote. And it’s not just about getting stuff done. “Overall, using an inter-office messaging tool has fostered a company culture that is more productive, more creative, and more sociable,” says Aron Susman of TheSquareFoot. “We knew going […]

Agile and Scrum, Lean and Kanban: a Brief History

Agile and Scrum, Lean and Kanban So many teams in the software sphere are integrating at least one of these project management methods. For those of you, like me, who are curious about the origins of these terms, I’ve compiled a brief history of each. (Full disclosure: Wikipedia was my go-to source for historical dates and events. I’ll […]

Happy Independence Day!

The 15th of August marked the anniversary of India’s 69th year of independence from the British. We held our celebration the day before (Friday), when everyone was in the office. In addition to the typical speeches and flag raising, we also did some community outreach and even had an “independence day slogan” competition.  Our Slogan […]

Struggling to Satisfy Your Electronic Medical Records User?

My first ever job was at my dad’s medical practice scanning paper records into the brand new electronic medical record system. Looking back, I remember what an exciting season of life those four years were…NOT (scanning an endless pile of paper is not fun). This was around 2008, when lots of medical practices and hospitals […]

Google I/O: 3 Things I Learned

Google I/O, formed in 2008, is Google’s annual event for announcing and promoting all of their most recent product developments, plans, and audacious attempts at innovation. The main event is held in San Francisco, but as you can imagine the demand is pretty high for tickets to the main event. Luckily, passionate communities all around […]

Re-Defining IT Staff Augmentation and Managed Services

Managed services vs IT staff augmentation. The internet is littered with articles discussing the pros and cons of each. These two models are the typical go-to’s. But it seems regardless of which direction you go, you’re probably not going to be satisfied with either. Why? Because if you’re facing a talent shortage in your office, […]