Unknown and unspoken of in the IT world some 10-15 years ago, today’s number one outsourcing destination in Central and Eastern Europe is Ukraine. According to the report of the Investor Day Central and Eastern Europe 2013, the value of IT outsourcing market in Ukraine reached €1.5 billion, involving over 500 service providers and more than 50,000 professionals. By 2016 it is expected to reach €3 billion.
A thorough and creative hiring process can help you identify and attract a top-level offshore programmer, rare as they are. If you are ready to go beyond the ordinary portfolio - interview - coding task scheme, here are several useful tips for you.
.NET has allowed thousands of businesses to create a wide range of complex and powerful applications. However, .NET is a nuanced platform, which can make identifying the right candidate quite challenging. In this post, we share some of the most important things to look out for when hiring a .NET developer.
One of the main reasons why European businesses outsource development to Ukraine is the competitive Ukraine programmers’ wages. High enough by Ukrainian standards to attract talented and skilled software engineers, they are still low enough for Western Europe and the US, allowing both parties to benefit from an outsourcing relationship. Let’s take a look at the trends, based on a survey by the leading resource for Ukrainian coders www.dou.ua.
Different time zones, language barriers, differences in mentality are going to make distributed Agile development harder, but with the right approach you can minimize their impact and create a successful distributed Agile team.
So, what difficulties should you be ready for and how can you overcome them?