As the new business model of the global economy expands, more and more companies around the world are being forced to seek highly skilled human resources outside their own borders, which is why most powerful IT companies in the West have focused their attention on companies. specializing in the production and development of software in Eastern Europe, in search of an ideal balance between high quality programming services and cost-effective solutions. Large IT companies transfer some of their software development operations offshore, targeting the offer of Eastern European outsourcing companies. Far from being just a “fashion” of the moment, the migration to the “offshore programming” model opens up new opportunities for IT corporations, under constant pressure from the need to reduce production costs, which in turn allows the final price of the product to fall. software, which implicitly attracts a better placement of the company. From this point of view, outsourcing can be a very effective weapon in the fight against competition.
Another interesting fact is that, in recent years, the concept of Rapid Application Development (RAD) has been felt in the IT field. This trend was driven by high demands from the software market in connection with the shortening of project development periods. But to shorten the development periods, RAD environments are not very useful in the absence of very serious training. And a serious training involves human resources, money and time, ie exactly the main advantages of outsourcing. Therefore, the service outsourcing model does not require training, and hiring additional staff to shorten development periods is usually not a problem.
Informationweek.com writes that for American IT companies “it is almost impossible to find good enough developers and even the not so good ones cost a fortune. In contrast, areas such as India and Eastern Europe have access to thousands of programmers, many of them with solid knowledge of Java or other internet technologies, available for 20-50 euros per hour.