The international conference, focused on social games and mobile application development, was held in Kyiv on September 25th-26th.
Daxx, nearshore IT staffing company with activity in Netherlands, USA, Russia, and Ukraine, was glad to support Sociality Rocks! 2013 that took place in Kyiv this September. Daxx acted as an information partner of this important social games event, while Daxx’s mobile developers and game app developers participated in the conference.
We are lucky to live in times when technologies allow us to fulfill complicated tasks working as a team in the office as well as to manage a remote team feeling no inconvenience. Emails, instant messaging, video calls, sending large files in seconds as well as different bug trackers and remote databases are claimed to facilitate work process and to deliver best results with less efforts. Many collaboration software is used for complicated tasks while there are some that are the most popular and everyone should know how to use them. So let’s have a brief overview.
We're having Merijn Horck on from SoLocal talking about why and when startups should hire nearshore developers. He shares tips on how to manage remote programmers and the main mistakes startups make.
Not all software projects can avoid bad requirements. In fact, not even half of the projects are managed to a successful completion (*). Unclear goals and priorities, unrealistic expectations and not having enough highly skilled professionals are considered to be major causes of IT project failure.
How can companies tap the benefits of outsourcing (so not just cheap labor), cut their costs and why is Daxx a lighting example of removing the largest bottlenecks in projects by the delivery of an ensured capable IT outstaffing?
A lack of experienced and proper IT specialists is a real threat to Europe. This shortage grows more acute and will obstruct innovation in our knowledge-driven economy in the short run.
Outsourcing would be the answer. Despite the fact that the term has picked up numerous negative connotations over the last twenty years, which is due in large part because of the (wrong) image that outsourcing also involves risks with respect to loss of core knowledge and vendor opportunism that is compounded by the distance separating the client and vendor.