The concept of outsourcing began in the 70s in Great Britain, when automotive companies decided to buy German projects. Now the strategy of transferring employees or hiring external companies to get the job done is taking over the European IT market, as local developers are great hiring material. Why do companies decide to outsource? What is there to gain?
Your company is growing and you are planning to make investments – also in software. There are many projects ahead of you that are going to require the support of professionals. Is it better to hire an internal developer for writing a new web application or to outsource it? Both solutions have their advantages and disadvantages – learn them and choose the best option for implementation of your software project.
The moment when a painstakingly crafted application starts its public life is a major event. After months of work, the final product finally sees the daylight and is ready to perform its role. But... what comes next? One might think that it is the moment when the collaboration with a software house ends. But that would be very far from the truth.
Sudden changes in staffing? A necessity to invest in new competences? Or maybe you just cannot afford to employ a new IT expert? We will gladly answer your needs. Our specialists collaborate with clients in the body leasing model, thanks to which you can lower the costs and implement almost any kind of project without having to invest in competences that are not of key importance to your business.
Meetings in the form of pre-implementation workshops are often neglected: at the beginning of the project path it is difficult to perceive the need for dedicating time and resources to talking about the IT project that is going to happen anyway. But maybe it is actually worth investing up to 10% of the project budget to make the implementation costs more realistic and sometimes even reduce them by as much as 20%?
The General Data Protection Regulation, more widely known as GDPR, comes into force on 25th of May this year. It is a great change from the point of view of businesspeople. How should the companies processing the personal data of their clients in IT systems prepare for it? What should you require of your IT partner within that scope? [interview with Maria Zagożdżon, CEO of Programa™].