Top tips for turning agile objections into management incentives
It’s adaptable, nimble and efficient. So why isn’t every company embracing agile methodology for software development? As it turns out, the No. 1 barrier to agile adoption is corporate resistance to change.
Controlling the costs of offshore application development can seem daunting if you don’t know how to structure your pricing. While there are several different pricing structures to choose from, a new trend is emerging for price predictability and cost control that you may want to consider.
There’s more than one way to manage the life cycle of a software development project, and not all are created equal. While traditional approaches to development have been used for years, I have found that they don’t always ensure the best outcomes.
Gone are the days when software development was done only in Palo Alto or by corporate America within the glass towers of companies such as Sun and Oracle. With the right offshore outsourcing partner, any innovator with a market-worthy software idea can be successful.
Gone are the days when you could sit in an office with your project manager to leisurely discuss your progress and prepare presentations with neat “progress bars” so no one could see how little progress was actually made.
You know you want to outsource your software development to reduce your costs—and to scale your resources. But knowing where to turn for reliable outsourced development is another story. If you do a Google search you’ll find hundreds of service providers that might fit the bill. But that won’t point you to the outsourced developer that’s the best fit for your business.
Cloud technology is changing the face of IT outsourcing for the better, allowing for seamless collaboration across datelines and timelines—and taking outsourcing to new levels of scalability and efficiency. Gone are the barriers to partnership as cloud-based outsourcing supports anytime, anywhere access to resources available on-demand.