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SoftElegance in Clutch’s TOP-10: Top IT Outsourcing Companies, Top Web Developers, and more

Now SoftElegance in Clutch’s Top-10 in several categories, in outsourcing, web development,
and more.

Clutch — identifys leading software and professional services firms that deliver results for their clients.

“We love Clutch as they publish fair and detailed customers feedback”

SoftElegance Top Software Developers Ukraine

In April 2017 SoftElegance named in TOP-10 at the several categories, among them
Top IT Outsourcing Companies in Ukraine and Top Web Developers in Kyiv.

For more details, please find our that customers says about SoftElegance.

“Strengths include superior productivity compared to other providers and meticulous attention to detail” said the customer, who has provided his feedback about our work.

SoftElegance sponsored the ITO & BPO Germany Forum, April 2015, Berlin

SoftElegance announcement its sponsorship of IT Outsourcing Forum in Germany

SoftElegance become a ‘level B’ sponsor of the ITO & BPO Germany Forum that will be held in Berlin at 23th of April 2015. The ITO & BPO GERMANY FORUM is organized by the independent, non-profit German Outsourcing Association.

As a member of the German Austria and Switzerland Outsourcing Association, SoftElegance is proudly taking the responsibility and honor to sponsor IT Outsourcing forum.

softelegance sponsored the ito and bpo germany forum april 2015 berlin

This is the only international event for the ITO & BPO industry in Germany, to exchange best practices, get information about destinations and business models. We are looking forward to meet with you at IT Outsourcing Germany Forum — 23 April in Berlin.

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Mentions about Ukrainian’s IT industry in the press

Ukrainian IT sector was mentioned several times at the reputable press this week

Several world-known online magazines like Forbes and BBC published this week their special reports about the Ukrainian IT industry.

Forbes has published Could Ukraine Be The Next Silicon Valley?. Greg Satell says that since Silicon Valley emerged as the center of the technology world in the seventies and eighties, others have tried to followed its lead, most have failed, but a few have succeeded brilliantly.

“It’s also important to remember that Ukraine is largest and one of the best educated countries in Europe, with an excellent base of talent and technology infrastructure. So while it may seem unlikely for Ukraine to become the next tech mecca, I wouldn’t bet against it.”, Satell says.

Ukrainian tech industry is worth about $5 billion. The outsourcing is the most developed and employs roughly 50,000 engineers across 500 firms

The next was BBC with its “Tech sector leading Ukraine’s pro-European revival” by business reporter Padraig Belton. He says that Ukraine’s tech sector is flourishing, and Ukraine is a “sleeping IT tiger”.

At Daily Mail Online came with the same question “Will the next Silicon Valley be in UKRAINE?“. According to it Ukraine has more than 4,100 firms that outsource skills to other countries, and its IT industry is growing by a quarter each year. Technology startups are making waves across the US and Europe.

Ukraine exports $2 billion in software service each year

The conclusion is that Ukraine’s IT sector, including tech start-ups and outsourcing industry, is booming and worth to be one of the world-known places to start IT business.

TOP IT U.K. outsourcing stories of 2012

£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’ll cut some stories from the original article and the three most interesting are:

General Motors insourcing: One off?

One of the big stories recently concerning outsourcing IT is one about doing the opposite. GM is in the process of insourcing its currently heavily outsourced IT. GM originally bought EDS as its internal IT department before spinning it out as a separate company. It continued to buy services from EDS. Then EDS was acquired by HP, and now, a few years down the line, GM is bringing almost everything in-house.

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The advantages of software development outsourcing

If you’re looking to have software written for you that does exactly what you need it to – whether it’s for internal or external-use purposes – it’s vitally important that you consider bringing in external specialists to craft it for you.

If you’re a company that doesn’t normally specialise in software development, but you want to get some branded programs out there for the public or the industry you’re connected to to use, you may not be ideally set up to build that software, and that’s where outsourcing becomes a smart choice.

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Whether you’re designing new phone software to appeal to those browsing handsets on o2.co.uk or you’re a financial advice firm that wants to offer its clients helpful software and digital tools, then an outsourced software developer can add their expertise and insight, while at all times remaining under your command.

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IT outsourcing predictions for 2012 by CIO.com

2012 will bring some new IT outsourcing trends

Originally posted by Stephanie Overby, freelance writer, for CIO.com “12 IT Outsourcing Predictions for 2012“.

“In 2011, the IT outsourcing industry was marked by smaller deals, leery customers, profit-squeezed IT service providers and a lot of cloud computing talk. Much of that could continue next year, but as 12 predictions for 2012 indicate, you can expect some new IT outsourcing developments”.

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#1. 2012 Will Be a Mixed Bag of M&A Activity

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“Outsourcing in a brave new world” — an international survey of current outsourcing practice and trends

Here is a review of comprehensive Norton Rose’s survey “Outsourcing in a brave new world”

As software development company we are focused at IT and software development issues in this survey, which was conducted in 2011 first from 2008.
The survey also found that customers needed to improve ‘management buy-in‘, ‘good supplier/customer relationships‘, and ‘more sophisticated approach to risk‘ areas of their procurement processes if they wanted to archive the maximum benefits from outsourcing.

It is clear that outsourcing has been affected by the economic downturn

The “Outsourcing in a brave new world” survey shows that cost reduction is the most important driver for outsourcing, customers want flexible solutions, and customers have tightened their diligence processes—apart from those applied to key incoming personnel.

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The global economic crisis has clearly impacted on outsourcing strategy and deals. The survey shows that:

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Investment in IT outsourcing are growing. Study by industries.

Study reveals industries boosting investment in IT outsourcing

The retail, manufacturing, telecoms and media sectors in Europe and EMEA have spent more on IT outsourcing during the first 9 months of 2011 than in the whole of last year.

Based on study “Study reveals sectors boosting investment in IT outsourcing” ComputerWeekly has found that in Europe, Africa and Middle East companies have spent more on IT outsourcing.

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Martyn Hart, chairman at the National Outsourcing Association, said the retail sector is an example of a sector harnessing IT outsourcing to become more efficient and attract more customers.

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IT outsourcing survey: 63 percent of buyers said their outsourcing initiatives had been very successful

According to a survey of 277 outsourcing buyers conducted by outsourcing analyst firm HfS Research and the London School of Economics, 63 percent of mid-market buyers said their outsourcing initiatives had been very successful at reducing costs compared to 44 percent of large companies.

HfS’s researcher talks to CIO magazine about recent survey on IT Outsourcing. The results of this collaboration is really interesting and useful not only for mid-size and big-size companies article “IT Outsourcing: What Big Companies Can Learn from Midsize Companies“.

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The other stats are:

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Cabinet Office has published “Government ICT Offshoring (International Sourcing) Guidance”

This week U.K.’s Cabinet Office has published guidance to help Government procurers consider supplier proposals “Government ICT Offshoring (International Sourcing) Guidance”.

This guidance is aimed at Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Senior Information Risk Owners (SIROs), Senior Responsible Owners (SROs) and procurers in Government Departments and exchequer funded bodies, to help them consider supplier proposals which include offshore provision and which may offer value for money.

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As offshore software development company SoftElegance attended in offshore collaboration with the U.K. Cabinet and Government organizations. “When considering supplier proposals which include offshore provision options should be considered within the wider context of existing policy including the Government ICT Strategy and Plan for Growth” guide says.

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