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What skills does an effective remote team manager have?

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 08:45
Managing remote, globally distributed teams, is no easy task. During the past 10 years I have seen all sides of this role, good and bad. I want to share some of the competencies I think are fundamental to be an …

The 3 keys to succesfull offshoring

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:27
1. From working agile to living agile A lot of organizations found that agile processes support offshore collaboration. We hire some agile consultants , train our people, make some handbooks and voila ‘we work agile’.   Agile is a popular term …

Requirements versus partnership

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 16:00
One recurring theme in software development is ‘requirements’. This seems to be one of the most challenging starting point of any software development project. My experience is that the crucial point is ‘explaining what you have in mind, what you …

Are the IT dinosaurs dead?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 19:12
I read about the IBM and TCS layoffs. Everest Group did an interesting analysis of both cases: http://www.everestgrp.com/2015-02-the-truth-in-ibm-and-tcs-layoffs-and-what-it-means-to-services-industry-customers-and-providers-sherpas-in-blue-shirts-16509.html A short excerpt that I address in this blog: Both companies recognize that they don?t have enough of the new skills needed …

Ekipa.co: outsourcing reinvented

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 18:38
Many organisations outsource their software development. After decades of experience, it is still a challenge to find and select the right provider and get your ideas implemented as you envision.The recently launched marketplace Ekipa.co changes this.  Based on over 10 …

New terminology in offshore outsourcing ? Part 2

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 14:41
A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the terminology we use in the offshore outsourcing landscape. (http://bridge-outsourcing.com/outsourcing/terminology-offshore-outsourcing) I have posted the question in some groups and the Q&A in linkedin and on our blog; this generated a lot …