Near-sourcinga credible alternative<br />Paul Jewell<br />Managing Director<br />JCN Solutions<br />
What are the key issues surrounding off-shoring?<br />Hidden management overheads<br />Additional costs not considered at ...
What are the core benefits?<br />Geographic promixity<br />Time zone compatibility<br />Cultural compatibility<br />Educat...
Geographic proximity<br />A short flight away (return trip can be done in 1 day)<br />Monitor, correct and feedback on an ...
Time zone compatibility<br />Eases project management issues<br />Greater overlap in working hours<br />Reduction in respo...
Cultural compatibility<br />Culturalsimiliarities<br />More effective team working<br />Similar approach<br />Engineering ...
Education<br />Benefits of strong educational system<br />Bias towards engineering<br />
Scalability<br />Ability to scale up resources to meet demand<br />During quiet periods, only pay for what you need<br />
Process<br />Ensure appropriate project management is in place<br />Dedicate time and effort<br />Briefing<br />Knowledge ...
Summary:<br />JCN provides you with a low-risk way to trial near shoring on your project, combining:<br />a UK presence to...
Contact us: www.jcn-solutions.co.uk<br />Email: infor@jcn-solutions.co.uk<br />Call: (0)203 3888 222<br />
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An overview of the key benefits of near sourcing to Eastern Europe. Near sourcing represents a credible option for outsourcing, allowing for closer management of projects with many tangible advantages. JCN works in partnership with a company based in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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Near-shoring-June-2011

  1. 1. Near-sourcinga credible alternative<br />Paul Jewell<br />Managing Director<br />JCN Solutions<br />
  2. 2. What are the key issues surrounding off-shoring?<br />Hidden management overheads<br />Additional costs not considered at the outset of the programme<br />New risks<br />Challenges in long-distance management<br />
  3. 3. What are the core benefits?<br />Geographic promixity<br />Time zone compatibility<br />Cultural compatibility<br />Education<br />Scalability<br />Process<br />
  4. 4. Geographic proximity<br />A short flight away (return trip can be done in 1 day)<br />Monitor, correct and feedback on an on-going basis<br />Cheaper face to face interactions make outsourcing more viable<br />
  5. 5. Time zone compatibility<br />Eases project management issues<br />Greater overlap in working hours<br />Reduction in response times for answers and approvals<br />Particularly beneficial for agile development<br />
  6. 6. Cultural compatibility<br />Culturalsimiliarities<br />More effective team working<br />Similar approach<br />Engineering culture<br />Sense of humour<br />
  7. 7. Education<br />Benefits of strong educational system<br />Bias towards engineering<br />
  8. 8. Scalability<br />Ability to scale up resources to meet demand<br />During quiet periods, only pay for what you need<br />
  9. 9. Process<br />Ensure appropriate project management is in place<br />Dedicate time and effort<br />Briefing<br />Knowledge transfer<br />
  10. 10. Summary:<br />JCN provides you with a low-risk way to trial near shoring on your project, combining:<br />a UK presence to support the engagement process and ensure things go as smoothly as possible<br />a proven and accredited process for knowledge transfer and service delivery, <br />a scalable team of excellent software engineers who will work alongside your team, both on your site and from our development centres in the Czech Republic and Slovakia<br />competitive – and typically fixed – pricing <br />
  11. 11. Contact us: www.jcn-solutions.co.uk<br />Email: infor@jcn-solutions.co.uk<br />Call: (0)203 3888 222<br />

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