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Nowadays outsourcing development of software is a widespread practice in the US, Canada and various countries of the EU. Understandably, not every experience in this field is positive and successful. Whether you have no outsourcing experience or you have already worked with dedicated remote teams, it is quite useful to find out about the typical mistakes that can be made.

This article will tell you not only why does outsourcing fails and what are common mishaps but also will offer you ways to prevent them as well as solutions to existing problems.

Mistake #1: Not Doing Market Research

Hiring any specialist is a very serious process…


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Sometimes my team and I help other companies with lead generation on an outsource basis, should their profile be appealing to us.

One of such companies works in the German market (appraisal by experts — security solutions), and the task was to generate contacts of the companies which were present at the exhibition in the home market. In the process, there appeared several points of interest that I would like to share.

Toolbox: Snov.io, Xing Premium, Sales Navigator, Reply, the hands and clear minds of my fellow lead generators.

1. Cold Calls In Germany Work Much Better Than Email Outreach

You should think carefully before starting the email newsletter because according…


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Today, I ‘d like to talk about the future. No one knows what it will be. I often think about the future, the stuff we do right today, the stuff we do wrong. How are we going to live tomorrow or in 20–30 years?

1. Internet of Things

Nowadays, we can’t even imagine our life without the IOT (Internet of things). Smart houses, electronic keys, voice-activated digital assistants, various sensors. All these gadgets help to spend time efficiently and the Internet of medical things helps us to be healthy. Each person will know their health indicators and control them. The body will be constantly…


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2017 was not so far from now and sometimes it even seems that our consciousness is still concentrating on last year events. There is nothing strange as every event gives a way to new achievements and this is basically how we live in the present point in time. Thirst for information and knowledge makes human being be a highly motivated personality with a capability to create and invent; and every invention changes our lives, though it is a good cause or a bad one.

Therefore, this article is dedicated to what happened in informational technologies world last year and how…


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Software development game allows multiple scenarios of product implementation: some of them are more effective than the others.

Agile methodology represents an efficient way of building applications, as it shows visible progression of software development in real time by supplying working material in short periods, called iterations. Iterative approach to building software is sufficiently advantageous over some other long-term scope strategies, as it creates trustworthy environment open for close communication. Agile is a cost-effective software development strategy, as it reduces the expanses on publishing due to very clear understanding of resourceful scopes, and is prompt and flexible in introducing business…


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There are various business models open to an online entrepreneur. Most people are looking for an enterprise that has great potential for growth, is sustainable, and could possibly be sold in the future. One option that ticks all these boxes is the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. SaaS, in most cases, is a business that offers a software product on a subscription basis, typically hosted in the cloud. There are many niches for a SaaS business, but common examples include content management, SEO tools, accounting, project management, and customer service. …


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Blockchain technology is changing the way people use the internet. More importantly, it offers you the opportunity to build a better business. For the unfamiliar, blockchain refers to a kind of digital ledger that publicly transmits and stores data. This data is stored as a series of sequential data “blocks” that are cannot be manipulated after they are created. Blockchain developers are building increasingly impressive and useful decentralized applications. These tools make it possible to reduce the hardware burden of previously costly computational processes.

This article will walk you through three easy ways you can use blockchain-powered services to enhance…


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THE HOLE

“Europe could face a shortage of more than 800,000 skilled ICT workers by 2020.” according to the European Commission — that’s a big hole. How are you going to fill it?

GERMANY’S RESPONSE TO THE PROBLEM

Already in Berlin where I live we’re impacted by finding ICT talent. Berlin also has a few more options over the UK. Zalando the biggest player in Berlin hoovers up much of the cities talent. As a booming technology town with hipsters everywhere and companies trying to out-innovate each other Zalando competes with N24, Google, Native Instruments, HappyCar and industry titan Innovation…


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Online JavaScript editors are wonderful because they let you edit the code directly in the browser. Another fab function is that you can view a preview of what you are doing, which saves precious time. Developments have enabled these JavaScript editors to save your projects, share and collaborate with others and use other programming languages. The 10 editors below all provide JavaScript editing at a minimum and often more features and functions.

JSFiddle

This popular online JavaScript editor offers a huge number of functions and features. It lets you load frameworks and extensions to make online coding more accessible and…


To create attention-grabbing websites that attract customers and generate ever-increasing ROI, you need experienced PHP specialists. Reputable experts implement the best practices to deliver customized solutions within short time frames. They always consider the particular needs of your business to create effective solutions that take your operations to a new level of excellence. So, when striving for outstanding results, you may face a dilemma whether it’s better to hire some team of in-house specialists or opt for an offshore PHP development company. Below, you will find a few reasons why it’s better to switch for offshore options.

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Lyubomyr (Lou) Reverchuk

Daddy of my #babygirl. Your IT labor guy at https://echoua.com. The little #traveller. Avid #squash player.

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