We are proud to participate at Gartner IT I&O Management Summit
This year SoftElegance will participate at Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit. It will take place 18-20 June 2013 at Orlando, FL.
Gartner IT I&O 2013
Gartner.com: “Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2013 will help I&O leaders apply authoritative thinking, leading-edge strategies and tactical best practices to their enterprise I&O planning and initiatives.”
We hope to see you in June at Orlando. Please, find the latest news about Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2013 at our software development outsourcing blog.
£38.7bn UK’s total production came from IT outsourcing
Research into the UK outsourcing sector found that 7.4% of the UK’s total production came from outsourcing, and about a third of that – some £38.7bn – was IT outsourcing. It is a sector that adapts to market conditions, reshaping itself to give customers what they want.
The past year has seen the public sector feature heavily in outsourcing news. The government wants to cut costs, so it has been trying outsourcing models. At the same time, it is putting pressure on its suppliers to do more.
Based on ComputerWeekly’s “Top 10 IT outsourcing stories of 2012”
We are welcoming you at SoftElegance Kyiv’s office
We are proud to welcome you at our Kyiv’s office, our software development center.
We believe that developers should feel themselves comfortable, with creative working conditions. Please see the photo gallery below, and we are welcoming you to SoftElegance’s development office in Kyiv.
Two more scans from local Ukraine’s press with SoftElegance and KPI-Open
Here are the mentions of SoftElegance (and our logo) at KPI-Open 2012 Ad in various IT press in Ukraine.
Finally arrived Computer’s newspaper, and Networks and Telecommunications. Please find the first part of Mentions in the Ukraine’s press.
What President Obama will change in IT outsourcing?
President Barack Obama stays as President of the United States. His tax code about offshore outsourcing is known from 2009. One of the best article from those time is The Truth About Obama’s “Tax on Outsourcing”. Now we will analyse what to expect from Barack Obama this time, and will anything changes?
“The issue of offshore outsourcing and its impact on American jobs has been front and center throughout the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.”, says Stephanie Overby. “Would a second Obama term result in new taxes on offshoring or increased skilled worker visa requirements or restrictions?”
New in MSDN subscription: Win 8, VS 2012 and more
This week SoftElegance received new arrivals from Microsoft Developer Network. New MSDN subscribers package include Windows 8 (x64 and x86), Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, TFS 2012, and Team Explorer for VS 2012.
MSDN offers a subscription package where developers have access and licenses to use nearly all Microsoft software that has ever been released to the public and to pre-release versions before…
Gartner: 10 critical IT trends for the next five years
To stay informed about new IT trends for the future years the following article is really useful and informative. It covers all critical issues that could happen in IT world, and it based on Gartner’s research.
CIO.com: “Trying to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to IT issues is not a job for the faint of heart. That point was driven home at Gartner’s IT annual IT Symposium fest here where analyst David Cappuccio outlined what he called ‘new’ forces that are not easily controlled by IT are pushing themselves to the forefront of IT spending.”
Best Practices to the Standard Object Modeling Language
Today we had the next internal discussion “UML distilled and software for visual modelling“. It starts from the seminar and very brief discussion of the Unified Modeling Language. Then we discussed who and how used UML in real production projects, discussed the best practices, and which diagrams should be really helpful.
Starts from Visual Studio 2010 integrated tools for visual modelling looks rather helpful, it also can be mapped to the source code, and vice versa to visual diagrams.
Also we found UML Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language rather good handbook for UML.
Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 released and we are ready to use it
Several weeks passed since we’ve published previous post ‘Installation of VS 2012‘. Since those time Visual Studio 2012 lost its “RC” suffix, and we got more than thousand unique organic search traffic visits.
It was written a lot about new features of Visual Studio 2012, the most interesting are listed below. Here we have an aim to discuss the most important features that SoftElegance could use as software development outsourcing company.
#1) Develop Business Applications
Visual Studio 2012 contains a variety of tools for developing business applications…
Corporate boards are prioritizing IT spending as highly as investments in sales operations
This year’s Gartner-Forbes survey: “IT and sales were tied as the top two priorities among 175 board members, mostly in the U.S. and U.K.”, 64% Board of Directors memebers said IT spending would rise during their companies’ fiscal 2012.
- Half said they agreed that IT can “change the rules of competition” in their industries
- Nearly 90% said IT’s “strategic contribution” to company operations would rise by 2014