software outsourcing

A blog related to software development company and offshore software outsourcing

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Software Outsourcing joint venture

Symphony services, an International service provider for collaborative solutions of software product development announced their strategic alliance last week with organization Iron Mountain. With the alliance the deal is mainly focused on Software Outsourcing and Symphony services will help Iron Mountain to increase their innovative capacity of data storage solutions.

While on the other hand Iron Mountain is going to expand their strategic Software Outsourcing with international vendors of collaborative solutions, Indian outsourcing partner will include Software Development, testing work and Quality control work. With this helping deal, Iron Mountain is going to leverage other organization’s storage of software expertise by delivering innovative and reliable data protection storage solutions to its significant software clients.

Number of eighty Information Technology engineers team with the alliance would be dedicated for Iron Mountain within their two international operating centres in Indian country at Pune & Bangalore. And now Symphony is seeking to acquire the Software Development Organization from China too.

Symphony's president from India operations said that "We are seeking to finalize the deal with end in this fiscal year," very soon the company is also looking forward to set-up a joint venture organization in Sri Lanka island. They also told that in order to cater for the increasing business needs, we are going to raise the number of Software Development programmers / professionals from three thousand one hundred to more than five thousand by the end of the year.

While in the near future, Iron Mountain would focus more on Mumbai and Pune for India. Their Pune’s center will give more emphasis on Software Product Development. So it would plan to carry the entire product development work from Pune, said senior vice president from Iron Mountain.
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Outsourcing work in offshore countries

Today everyone understands the logic of software outsourcing development, it is outsourcing work in offshore countries to get it done by cheaper rates with good quality maintenance.

In outsourcing process when one contacts vendor that provides solution by cheaper cost at offshore destination. Then it’s but obvious, why one should keep non-core functions to be done in-house? Actually the concern is that, how one creates an international company to operate tricky cultural and across multiple time zones with linguistic divides. Few owners of rapidly growing companies have the expertise and time for finding, managing contractors in India & Philippines. If that is not done right, Software outsourcing can turn on any time and one can do offshore outsourcing of outsource work.

The offshore outsourcing trend has gathered steam into a cottage industry of consultants and brokers so there is no reason that tiny companies can not get benefited of this global industry and economy just like other big organizations. If the right contractors are there then these intermediaries can help, ensuring good fit, managing the relationship and handling all the problems that pop up repeatedly. These firms are very important especially for growing organization that might not afford those offshore outsourcing projects to be failed.

Sending the work to offshore countries would be lots-lots cheaper, but there is no idea for the initial step for anybody. The inside scoop is whether call centers, transcription service center, or programming shop is doing better business or worst. These companies are also developing a web-based software program as passport, which functions as an information dashboard for clients. American companies with few click of mouse can track the volume of customer service that checks or calls for the status of a software project work.

Offshore Development Centre charges customers with an up-front consulting fee of about eight thousand American dollars and also takes twenty five percentage premiums as an advance upfront cost. Companies are also creating customized system for computer, so it would finish transcripts arrive as PDF file accomplished by offshore outsourcing.

In Offshore Outsourcing industry some relatively small organizations are having near about ten clients, but the company’s owner has very big plans with broad vision. Adding to network of Offshore Outsourcing vendors the numbers grows more than 350 and is also broadening the geographic scope by tapping into small companies in the Philippines & Costa Rica. Even with starting work with Offshore Software Outsourcing in exotic locales; the dynamics of Outsourcing is the same no matter which country is in.
Monday, April 02, 2007

Offshore Software Outsourcing Trend in 2007

According to IT Industry experts, Offshore Software Outsourcing Trend will have better market place in the year 2007. We all know that IT Outsourcing is on the boom since last five to seven years and rapidly the demand of overseas services is also increasing. Sending the development work to the overseas location, especially in the software industry, has become pretty common and routine procedure for many of the companies. Most of the companies now a day prefer outsourcing to reduce the in-house development burden. It is also fact that outsourcing the non-core activities helps the companies to concentrate more on their key functionality.

If we consider the scenario before almost a decade, sending the work to the overseas location was avoided. Most of the companies preferred to perform all the work in-house only in spite of higher cost. But with the development of advance technology, outsourcing has become the ideal business process. Again in the time period of last five years, the process of outsourcing is highly booming. Countries like India & China are the most preferable destinations for overseas IT services. In the financial year of 2006 both the countries have faced tremendous growth and higher financial growth is also expected in the year 2007.

The market of Offshore Software Outsourcing is expanding rapidly and the main reason is the customers are now looking for the web development services and products with lower cost and higher software outsourcing quality. Today’s market is customer’s market and customer is the king. To sustain the place in the market and to meet the demand of the current market for lower cost and higher quality services, companies have only one option and that is IT Outsourcing. According to the experts, in the financial year 2007 Outsourcing industry is expected to have overseas income almost two times compared to the previous year. More and more development work is sent to India and China from the countries like US, UK & Australia. It is also marked that India has much higher market share compared to China for IT Offshoring services.

Increased Offshore Software Outsourcing Services

Financial growth of India was also very high in the year 2006 due to increased Offshore Software Outsourcing services. IT has played a major role in the growth of the country India in the recent years as more and more foreign economy is coming into the country as a part of IT Outsourcing. India has highly talented men power with it. Another main reason for the success of the country in the filed of outsourcing is the fluency over the English language. Indians are very fluent in English and this is the most important advantage that India has edge over China.

Overall market survey also suggests that in the coming financial year of 2007, IT Outsourcing will have brighter future. From the current market scenario we can firmly say that Offshore Software Outsourcing is the best solution to meet today’s market demand for the combination of Lower Development Cost and Higher Software Outsourcing Quality.