What happens when you are in a situation where you desperately want to get out of but all the doors seem like closed? Think of a stock which you have invested in which keeps declining every day but the analysts keep telling you the fundamentals of the company are strong and it is showing resistance … More Top 3 Outsourcing Traps to Avoid
The title would itself would have hinted you what I am going to share in this post. It is critical to understand that someone has to understand what is being done for what is wished for. If neither the client nor the vendor is sure on what needs to be achieved, it can well mean … More Wrong Choice of Technology can skew chances of Project Success
I often discuss with clients who have shown interest in Mindfire services. And from them i hear about things which have gone wrong in their past attempts at offshoring, things which have failed and things which have actually harmed the existing business altogether. That is why clients i speak with have very minimal tolerance and … More Don’t Offshore your Problems. They will bounce back as Migraines!
Finding it difficult to manage the offshore team? Talk to Sam at Mindfire Solutions! … More 6 Critical Barriers which destroy Geographically Split teams
One of the keys to developing software applications with offshore teams is the synchronization of expectations between the client and the vendor. Once you perfect this model of customer centricity, revenues and margins are just a matter of time. … More Overcoming Top 12 Critical Offshoring Pain Points
Lets admit it – We say that we multitask. But we dont. Microprocessors do. They are judged by the number of parallel computations which they can do at one time. How do they manage? They work on one operation while they are continuously ticking for other inputs every second. The moment user input comes in, … More Do you think “Smart” workers mean people who can multitask?
Why should i outsource if I am getting the developer at same rate in my locality? … More Case 4: If I can get the same developer here at that rate, Why hire you?
Welcome to Breaking the Myth Series. Last post of mine was related to cheapest pricing available which makes you feel you are saving too much, when you actually end of paying much more per hour for a substandard work which you never wanted in the first place. This post would be exactly the opposite. When you see a high pricing $50 per hour – you may tell yourself, well these guys must know something more than the rest, because in this market too they are charging 50 USD an hour which is at par with US prices. So I am safe. … More Case 3: If I pay $50 per hour, My project would be successful!
Dear Readers, As I continue with the experience sharing, here is another one which I face on a nearly daily basis. Why are your rates higher when we can get it at $5 per hour! Case 2: $5 per hour – Classic Case of Fraud. I recently was talking to Chris, who head a 10 … More Case 2: Who can afford a $5 per hour rate in India?