Startups have short launchpads and high expectations. In order to lighten the yoke, many startup founders turn to outsourcing, letting a third party provider handle some aspects of the business. If you do it the "right way", you can build a very successful company that way. The right way is *not* to think of your… Continue reading How far can Outsourced Development take a Startup?
According to Gartner’s predictions, by 2012, 50% of traveling workers will leave their notebooks at home in favor of other devices such as iPad, Tablets, and Smartphones. By 2012, 80% of all commercial software will include elements of open-source technology. Many open-source technologies are mature, stable and well supported. Open Source is here to stay.… Continue reading Top 3 Software Market Trends in IT industry
Smart phones are already changing many markets in the IT industry. Mobile gaming represents one of the fastest growing segments of the digital games market, and potential for future growth remains strong as more consumers are using smartphones for games of all types, including the increasingly popular mobile game apps. Is the mobile gaming industry… Continue reading Will cheap mobile games kill the gaming industry?
The debate on the success of outsourcing as an industry seems to last endlessly. Over the years outsourcing contracts underwent a lot of changes – as the result we now see more multi-sourcing engagements and smaller focused contracts. In fact outsourcing contracts shrank in length or value per contract, but the relationship with the client… Continue reading Gartner’s outsourcing tip: “Don’t just seek the leaders blindly – determine which vendors are the right fit for your organization”
Cloud computing is all the rage. The problem is that everyone seems to have a different definition 😉 Further to discussion of this topic I'd like to quote some interesting opinions of LinkedIn members who left their comments to the question in the title of this post. “It's a major trend but not a transformation,… Continue reading People say: Cloud computing a major transformation of the IT industry or just another overhyped trend?