I love going to the movies! I sit back, relax and lose myself in a world of fantasy. But, when it comes to technology, I can’t afford to get lost in fantasy. Without the right data, mobile access and dependable infrastructure and applications, my business will fall on hard times and my movie will not have a happy ending! If I directed a movie about my own technology experience, I would call it ‘The India Advantage’. I would be the star! My co-star would be my Oscar-winning offshore outsourcing company! Make your own award-winning technology movie with offshore development and offshore outsourcing services from a co-star with a wealth of experience in software development, programming services, staff augmentation, project management, application and product development, maintenance and support and infrastructure management.###Details >
There used to be a joke in the business world that went something like this, “What’s the scariest thing you can be for Halloween? An Offshore IT Service Provider!” Today, that joke is no longer relevant, because offshore IT consulting and outsourcing service providers are a proven, valued resource. BUT if you want to be happy with your offshore decision, you must carefully select your service provider. I could talk for hours about the selection process, but since none of us has the time, let me give you some quick tips!Requirements – Before you talk to offshore IT consulting firms and outsource service providers, be sure you understand your requirements. Do you need short-term services for application development or other project related tasks or a long-term partnership for things maintenance, upgrades and support – or both?###Details >
Remember the days when offshore and outsourcing were two of the worst words you could utter in an IT environment? Some twenty odd years ago, my CTO and IT Director nearly took my head off when I suggested that we consider offshore outsourcing, so that we could focus on our core business. That was yesterday!Today, you can find a really great offshore outsourcing partner; one that will deliver seamless services. Your users, employees, customers, partners and suppliers will never know that you are delivering all these wonderful products and services with a little help from your offshore outsourcing buddies!###Details >
There are a lot of partnerships! Dance Partners, Tennis Partners. It seems to me that one of the most important partnerships to a business and technology person is the partnership forged between an IT consulting partner and your company.OK, so I was kidding about looking good in jeans, but the rest is really important! If you want to achieve your goals, your partner must provide skill and experience across platforms and industries, for all types of clients, including Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). They should offer direct client services, and partner with carefully selected local and regional technology companies to offer more options. You'll want domain expertise, product development skills, implementation processes and methodology and an approach to partnerships that creates and sustains long-term relationships.###Details >
Let’s talk delivery models! No, I’m not talking about attractive people who drop off packages at your place of business. I’m talking about Technology Delivery Models.Your vendor offers a wide range of technology services, including development, support, service, consulting, quality processes, and excellent security standards! But, what about Delivery Models? You need to stay on schedule and on budget, with well–tested, proven delivery methods and processes. And, your needs will change over time, so you need delivery models that offer staff and services for projects with finite deadlines and accommodate ongoing maintenance and support.
There’s a town in India called Ahmedabad. Don’t worry, I’m not going to give you a geography lesson. But, I will tell you that Ahmedabad is in the state of Gujarat. You can look it up on a map. So, why am I talking about Ahmedabad and Gujarat? Because, businesses, managers and IT staff need to know more about this area of India. If your business is looking for IT consulting, offshore software programming services, staff augmentation, project management, infrastructure management or application development, or product development, Ahmedabad is the place to look! Ahmedabad and Gujarat are well known for quality infrastructure and business friendly government policies. This location provides a dependable utility infrastructure and a rich source of IT skills.###Details >