Beginning last Spring, companies have had to adapt their business systems and processes in unprecedented ways. Remote work has become the new normal for many workers, and software development is no exception. According to forbes.com, “software development is supposed to be a highly adaptive and agile process. But the pandemic
The Cost Of Stagnation
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” There is a long & familiar list of companies that have subscribed to this philosophy to the point of entrepreneurial suicide. It includes familiar names such as Blockbuster, Nokia, Kodak, and many more. A quick study of their ultimate demise reveals what can
How important is face time?
Face-to-face time is essential in any relationship, whether it’s personal or business. Studies show that regular face-to-face meetings with software development teams help mitigate unexpected management costs that are directly related to project confusion and/or miscommunication. Sufficient facetime may not guarantee perfection, but it does lower the likelihood of setbacks
Demand for developers is on the rise.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of software developers will grow 24% from 2016 to 2026. The laws of economics dictate that as the demand for developers increases, the cost for this talent will also increase. Nearshoring is a good step to undertake for companies that are looking
Challenging times require “new ways of working.”
When all is said and done, Covid-19 is significantly affecting every aspect of our daily lives. This includes the economy and how companies go about doing business. Organizations in every industry have had to adapt and make tough decisions in order to protect their bottom line. The sensible reaction for
Cultural compatibility in the workplace and why it’s important.
With regards to nearshoring, one advantage that Mexico has over other Latin American countries is that it shares a border with the U.S. Why is this relevant? Well, Mexicans generally have a good working knowledge of U.S. culture, especially workplace culture. This notable benefit should not be trivialized. Cultural compatibility
There’s a deep pool of software development talent in Mexico!
Many Software Development companies are shifting their outsourcing to local countries such as Mexico as opposed to traditional sources of talent such as Asia. In light of this, it’s wise to examine what our neighbor to the south has to offer with regards to devops talent. Mexico has recently invested
Is conventional wisdom the best wisdom?
Neal Aronson, founder of Roark Capital, was recently quoted by Forbes as saying “Always do what’s right and long-term smart, regardless of conventional wisdom.” Very insightful words from a man who helped his firm grow to acquire 16 restaurant brands including CKE and Arby’s. For years, traditional outsourcing to Asia
Why is Nearshore Outsourcing the better option?
There are many advantages to nearshore outsourcing, many of which you may not be aware of. Over the last several years, we have seen why nearshore outsourcing is a better option than traditional offshoring. MHL News
The Benefits of Nearshoring
Offshoring comes with several challenges that prevent can companies from achieving their full potential. Nearshoring offers unique benefits that can help a company overcome barriers and eliminate unnecessary demands. Forbes Article