Software
Development
Outsourcing
Make or Buy?
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What is Outsourcing?
“Outsourcing is the act of transferring the work to an external
party. Whether or...
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Software Development Outsourcing
Reasons to consider SW development outsourcing:
Cost-efficiency
Minim...
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Outsourcing Process
 Project delivery
 Reporting
Client:
 Requirements
 Control
 Agreement and
ND...
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Risks of Outsourcing
Management
Expenses Cultural
 Time Zone
 Language
 Mentality
 Legislation
 P...
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Outsourcing to Europe
 Minimal time-zone
difference
 English is the primary
working language
 Europ...
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Poland and Ukraine
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Poland and Ukraine
 Poland produces over 400,000
university graduates annually.
 Polish education pu...
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Lviv, Ukraine
8 national universities in Lviv, 5 of which
graduate highly skilled IT specialists.
Lviv...
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Krakow, Poland
Situated at the heart of Europe, and almost
equally distanced from the main European
ci...
About PLVision
Embedded
Systems
Applications
Traditional
Networking
Automated
Testing
SDN
OpenFlow; Open vSwitch; SDN
appl...
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  1. 1. Software Development Outsourcing Make or Buy?
  2. 2. http://plvision.eu/ What is Outsourcing? “Outsourcing is the act of transferring the work to an external party. Whether or not to outsource is the question of whether to make or buy.” Power, M. J., Desouza, K. C., Bonifazi, K. (2006). The outsourcing handbook: How to implement a successful outsourcing process.
  3. 3. http://plvision.eu/ Software Development Outsourcing Reasons to consider SW development outsourcing: Cost-efficiency Minimizing management overhead Acess to additional skillset and iunovative abilities Concentrating on core competence Decreasing time-to-market
  4. 4. http://plvision.eu/ Outsourcing Process  Project delivery  Reporting Client:  Requirements  Control  Agreement and NDA Contractor Team management Operational management Facilities and equipment Skills and expertise Talent management Project management People motivation and retention Contractor:
  5. 5. http://plvision.eu/ Risks of Outsourcing Management Expenses Cultural  Time Zone  Language  Mentality  Legislation  Politics  Labour  Travel  Project  Team Legal
  6. 6. http://plvision.eu/ Outsourcing to Europe  Minimal time-zone difference  English is the primary working language  European mentality  European Union  European laws  European work ethics  Political stability  CEE labour cost  Cost-efficient flight connections Management Expenses Cultural Legal  No management overhead for the client  Ih-house management
  7. 7. http://plvision.eu/ Poland and Ukraine
  8. 8. http://plvision.eu/ Poland and Ukraine  Poland produces over 400,000 university graduates annually.  Polish education puts an emphasis on technical sciences and English.  Over 100,000 Polish employees are now working in the outsourcing sector.  Poland demonstrates political stability and strong protection of intellectual property.  Ukraine is the largest IT Outsourcing Industry in Europe (CEEOA 2010 Report).  Ukraine ranks 2nd in the “Most Master-Level Certified Nation” category globally (Global IT IQ Report, BrainBench).  In 2011 the number of Ukrainian employees working in outsourcing sector reached 25,000, and grows 20% annually.
  9. 9. http://plvision.eu/ Lviv, Ukraine 8 national universities in Lviv, 5 of which graduate highly skilled IT specialists. Lviv was named the Best Ukrainian City to Live In by Focus Magazine in 2009. Host city of UEFA EURO 2012. Convenient geographical location and flight connections, as well as cost efficient and talented engineering resources.
  10. 10. http://plvision.eu/ Krakow, Poland Situated at the heart of Europe, and almost equally distanced from the main European cities. It is the cultural capital of Poland, being in the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Visited by over 7 million tourists a year. It is Europe’s Silicon Valley which offers a number of opportunities for IT business development.
  11. 11. About PLVision Embedded Systems Applications Traditional Networking Automated Testing SDN OpenFlow; Open vSwitch; SDN applications; POX / NOX; FlowVisor; Testing and visualization: OFTest; Mininet; GNS3; M2M and cloud solutions; Hybrid switches. Switching, Routing; Ethernet; Protocols implementation; IPv4/IPv6 stack; Mgmt. protocols (SNMP, CLI, SSL/SSH, Radius, DHCP); PHY drivers; Bandwidth mgmt.; Network Security. Python; Remote lab operations, IXIA, “black box” product testing; Development of platform for automated testing (PAT); kuTest PAT customization (own platform). Embedded applications; System & component design; Middleware; BSP, drivers; Embedded UI; 3rd party SW integration & porting; OS: eCOS; Embedded Linux; WRL; VxWorks. We help B2B IT companies develop advanced software solutions, providing a full cycle of software development and testing in the areas of Networking, Embedded Systems, Telecom, and Multimedia. KEY TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY FACTS 6 years in Software Engineering business 5,5 years Averaged Employee Tenure in Software Engineering SDN & Traditional Networking Our prime focus 35% of Engineering Staff Senior Engineers and Team Leads CONTACTS +48-12-396-6219 (EU) +1-415-906-3593 (US) sales@plvision.eu www.plvision.eu www.toroki.com.ua LOCATIONS Sales & Representative Office: Krakow (POLAND) Main Engineering Office: Lviv (UKRAINE)
  12. 12. http://plvision.eu/ Thank You!

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