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Toughest Problem in Outsourced Software Development Solved

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 3 minutes

Our unique approach to allocating people to projects and teams addresses common challenges in software development.  As a tech leader do you ever find yourself:  Losing once reliable, fully […]

How To Evaluate Vendors: Secure Software Development

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 7 minutes

Onboarding a reliable software development partner solves so many problems. A stable and elastic partner will enable you to pivot, flex, and speed up or […]

Why does good communication matter when you’re outsourcing software development? How does a vendor build it into their service model?

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 5 minutes

Communication is a key ingredient, or a deal breaker, in outsourcing software development. When you add in the complexity of co-development between an internal and an overseas team, ensuring clear communication is even more important—and […]

Learning new (and old) technologies fast

By Julie Pacheco   |   Reading Time: 7 minutes

Software development is a fast-moving space. What works for a project today doesn’t always work for the same project tomorrow. But the reality is that when you’re looking for a software development vendor you’re going to evaluate knowledge […]

Improving application speed and performance when market value depends upon it

By Mohamed Shahin   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

Our real estate client had tried with two other vendors to get their web application off the ground, and both times application speed had been a deal breaker. It took […]

Building apps that generate complicated reports means digging deep into business goals and mathematical models

By Christina Sadek   |   Reading Time: 3 minutes

Our real estate client needed a way to get complex reporting functionality into his web application. The application would help real estate property managers and Homeowner Associations (HOAs) plan their reserve funding over a 30-year period to cover planned and incidental expenses associated with real estate maintenance. 

Want to know if a software development vendor is prepared? Ask them where your code will live.

By Amr Yousef   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.If you’re short-listing vendors for a software development project, your due diligence should involve asking questions around code management and connectivity.

Predicting quality: Best question to ask your software development vendor

By Amr Yousef   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

When choosing a vendor to outsource software development, one of the top concerns is quality. The Systems Sciences Institute at IBM reports, “The cost to […]

Business ethics, stakeholder theory, and why I’m not in the software industry

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 4 minutes

I run a software development company. Our clients range from large to small, from highly innovative to risk-averse, and have one commonality: They are long-term […]

Add PowerShell Scripts to TFS2012 Build

By Integrant   |   Reading Time: 1 minute

Our own Mohamed El Sayed published another great tip in CodeProject. This one is a step by step guide to add pre and post PowerShell scripts […]

Do you speak my language?

By Yousef Awad   |   Reading Time: 6 minutes

Every client is different: Each has their own tools, methodologies, projects, priorities, and internal team dynamics. We mold ourselves to fit those differences. In other ways every client is the same: Each wants to trust and rely on their vendor, and each wants responsive and proactive service. We cover commonalities and differences in our 5 key areas of communication.

Outsourcing software dev/test in a global talent pool: World of help or world of hurt?

By Integrant   |   Reading Time: 1 minute

Depends on the country. And the company. Our CEO recently published an article in InfoQ where he looks at country options when offshoring software development. […]