Checklist: Choosing the right nearshore partner for your software product development
We have to agree that the easiest way to evaluate a potential partner for nearshore software development is to get some CVs of their engineers and to look how senior those people are. But is it the best way? How important are CVs for the success of a partnership? We say less than 25%. Here's why...
You can not scale your R&D with copies of your employees
True story: The software product development team is 8 people. The average age in the R&D is 31. All engineers work for the company for at least 3 years. Everybody in the team can jump on various tasks like database, middleware, UI, report generator – even testing! Team needs to grow for 2 or 3 more engineers. Job ad published on several portals for already 10 months but no candidate matches the desired skill profile.