Are You An Offshore Software Project Manager From India?

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Do You Manage Your Offshore Software Solutions Business This Way?

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Do You Manage Your Offshore Software Solutions Business This Way? by Utpal Vaishnav on October 18, 2009 (Photo Credit: CarbonNYC's Flickr photostream) One of my good friends runs a small 40 people Offshore Software Solutions Agency based in India.

The best fireworks display I have ever seen

First Friday Book Synopsis

Actually, there are three: o In person, fireworks launched from a barge offshore Martha’s Vineyard o Also in person, following Arthur Fiedler’s last performance with the Boston Pops in a park along the Charles River on July 4, 1976 o A fireworks display filmed in China To see the display in China, please click here. […]. bobmorris Arthur Fiedler''s last performance with the Boston Pops offshore Oak Bluffs on Martha''s Vineyard The best fireworks display I have ever seen

Scott Adams on a “real” college education

Crossderry Blog

Thousands of sorta adequate [ fill in the programming language ] developers have lost their jobs because management decided it was cheaper — and just as effective — to send commodity app development offshore.

Dennis Perkins: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Dennis Perkins is Chief Executive Officer of The Syncretics Group, a consulting firm devoted to effective leadership in demanding environments—especially those characterized by uncertainty, ambiguity, and rapid change. Perkins has worked for over twenty-five years as an advisor to senior leaders in organizations ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to nonprofit associations. A graduate of the […].

Offshore Centers Can Offer More than Low Costs

Harvard Business Review

Captive offshore operations centers — company-owned delivery units located in low-cost countries such as India and the Philippines — have come a long way. When asked how satisfied they were with the overall performance of their offshore operations, 83% of them said that they were either satisfied or highly satisfied. Nearly 65% of them indicated their intent to increase the scale of their offshore operations by 15% in the next two to three years.

Robots Are Starting to Make Offshoring Less Attractive

Harvard Business Review

The hype around robots taking jobs is reaching a crescendo, in response to an insightful new book The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, as well as an Oxford Martin School study: ‘ The Future of Employment: How susceptible are jobs to computerization? ‘ The former states that digital technology and robotics are advancing at such a pace that: “Professions of all kinds — from lawyers to truck drivers — will be forever upended.

What's Next When Offshoring Isn't so Cheap?

Harvard Business Review

Over the last decade, offshore manufacturing seemed like a no-brainer. Offshoring isn't going away, but companies will have to be smarter about it. Forward-looking companies see outsourcing and offshoring as tools to achieve strategic objectives such as scale, flexibility, and access to talent, resources and new markets — not just lower costs. or European companies have the same degree of insight into offshore markets.

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Morning Advantage: What's Known (So Far) About The Offshore Havens Leak

Harvard Business Review

million documents detailing the identities and activities of 120,000 offshore tax havens. It’s being billed as possibly the “largest journalism collaboration in history.” For the past 15 months, nearly 100 reporters from media outlets around the world, working in collaboration with the International Center for Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), have analyzed about 2.5 The effort aimed to expose the “hidden dealings of politicians, con artists, and the mega-rich in more than 170 countries.”.

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Execupundit

Standing barefoot and bare-chested in a moonlit tidal pool, the muscular Hawaiian watched the fat man approach, carrying a canvas backpack, slipping on the wet rocks as the roiling surf crashed offshore. The fat man yelled something but was drowned out by the thunderclap of a wave against the volcanic shelf. From Riptide by Paul Levine

Byron King Interview

Execupundit

Petrobras put about $200 million into one of its first deep wells far offshore of Brazil. For an oil well, say, and depending on how deep your hole is, it could take a month. It could take 3 months. It can take six months. For some of the deeper stuff, it can take a year to drill these wells.

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Execupundit

Held every year on Boxing Day - the day after Christmas - this 628-nautical-mile, (723-statute-mile) deepwater challenge is often called the "Everest" of offshore ocean racing. The Sydney to Hobart Race is unknown to many Americans, but it is an iconic event for Australians. With unpredictable weather and seas, the Sydney to Hobart Race is considered one of the toughest in the world. It is always a challenging race. But in 1998, conditions were extraordinary. Extraordinarily dangerous.

Global Precision Parts Joins The Six Disciplines Client Community

Six Disciplines

GPP prides themselves on producing and procuring the highest quality precision machined products through their domestic facilities and offshore joint ventures. Global Precision Parts (GPP) was established in 2006 as a combination of 3 manufacturing companies located in Ottoville and East Liberty, Ohio and Wabash, Indiana.

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Overcoming the “Feedback Trifecta” to Communicate Better as a Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Angela Sebaly: A recent Harvard Business Review article examined Shell Corporation’s adoption of an 18-month program designed to help the company’s offshore workers give and receive feedback before their upcoming deployment.

Why Outsourcing Can Save Your Business

Strategy Driven

By outsourcing or offshoring certain business aspects, a company will be able to learn about the global market, and in time they may even decide to make the move across the globe and open up an office abroad.

4 Things You Must Consider Before Starting a Company

Strategy Driven

CFS International Formations offer a trademark search on their website for those interested in offshore company formation. Starting a company will never be easy, especially if you are new to the business scene.

The New Age of Innovation

CEO Blog

If there is a trend to moving offshore then there are markets for things like ESL, accent correction, communication process and systems. Moving offshore would need to be done efficiently so a focus on making it frictionless. I continue to blog at # WIF11. S.Kishnan was the first speaker. He is the author of The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks. His view is the increasing communication is changing the way innovation happens.

To Outsource Is To Grow: Why It’s Good To Hand Over The Reins

Strategy Driven

There are offshore markets to explore too. One of the major problems faced by business owners all over the world is knowing when to let go. There are plenty of reasons why.

Hitchens and the King James Bible

Execupundit

An excerpt: Four hundred years ago, just as William Shakespeare was reaching the height of his powers and showing the new scope and variety of the English language, and just as “England” itself was becoming more of a nation-state and less an offshore dependency of Europe, an extraordinary committee of clergymen and scholars completed the task of rendering the Old and New Testaments into English, and claimed that the result was the “Authorized” or “King James” version.

They Don't Understand 7

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Twenty Traits Of Software Project Sponsors Who Have The Power To.

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Twenty Traits Of Software Project Sponsors Who Have The Power To Screw-up An Offshore Outsourcing Engagement by Utpal Vaishnav on September 4, 2009 Do not allow enough time to put systems in place. Expect that offshore team members are not human but machines who can work for 25 hours a day.

29 Fortune 500 Companies Have No Women on Boards

Women on Business

6. Diamond Offshore Drilling, Houston, TX. In a new ranking of public companies without women in top leadership from Bloomberg Businessweek.com, it was revealed that 5.8%

Into The Storm: 4 Lessons In Teamwork From The High Seas

Tanveer Naseer

She was struck by their ability to execute a seamless recovery: “The first offshore race I did with the Ramblers lit a fire as to why I wanted to join them as a team member. The following is a guest piece by author Dennis N.T. Perkins and Jillian B. Murphy.

My Happy Clients 12

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Disaster-Prone Business Organizations 30 7 Acts of Poor Managers Who Gift Cancer To Their People, Their Clients and Their Businesses Are You An Offshore Software Project Manager From India?

The Market Punished “Panama Papers” Firms to the Tune of $230 Billion

Harvard Business Review

Since they were first published on April 3, the Panama Papers have thrust a spotlight onto world politicians, celebrities, and businesses sheltering money offshore. It also created an academic windfall: the opportunity to study the real financial impact of offshore vehicles.

Into the Storm: Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous Sydney to Hobart Ocean Race

Leading Blog

The iconic Sydney to Hobart Race, a 723-mile deepwater challenge—often called the "Everest" of offshore ocean racing—is considered one of the toughest in the world.

Some Random Thoughts on Software Application Development

Utpal Writes

Twenty Traits Of Software Project Sponsors Who Have The Power To Screw-up An Offshore Outsourcing Engagement. What should our software application offer? How can we provide that amazing experience to our customers? It’s about creating that awesome user experience. Actually, It’s about creating value, isn’t it? and ROI too. Need to do something that we haven’t offered, let’s make an iPhone app! What do customers want? …but, do they know?

Your Business Is Thriving If…10

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Do You Manage Your Offshore Software Solutions Business This Way? Your business consistently gets more leads than your current business capacity; No matter with which project team your customers interact, their delight level is almost the same; You take 4 week summer vacation and do not get any ‘urgent’ call from the office; You have generally happy employees.

Instead, Develop the Traits That Matter

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See Also: Twenty Traits Of Software Project Sponsors Who Have The Power To Screw-up An Offshore Outsourcing Engagement. She was managing one of the most important projects of the company for past 26 months. One day, the junior most team member asked her if he was smart, she said, “No”. He asked him again if he thinks that he wanted to have him in her team, she said “No”. Then he asked him if there’ll be any loss to the team if he stops coming to the work, she said “No”.

10 Signs You Are Happy At Work

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Share and Enjoy: See Also: Do You Manage Your Offshore Software Solutions Business This Way? 10 Signs You Are Happy At Work by Utpal Vaishnav on March 5, 2010 You never drag your feet but ready to run in pace with your goals.

Your Business Is Thriving If…10

Utpal Writes

Do You Manage Your Offshore Software Solutions Business This Way? Your business consistently gets more leads than your current business capacity; No matter with which project team your customers interact, their delight level is almost the same; You take 4 week summer vacation and do not get any ‘urgent’ call from the office; You have generally happy employees.

Which Way is Bermuda?

Survive Your Promotion

On the first night of the race, three of the crew members were hunched over a chart debating the relative merits of taking a tack offshore. Survive Your Promotion!

Two Approaches to Building a Software Product

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See Also: Twenty Traits Of Software Project Sponsors Who Have The Power To Screw-up An Offshore Outsourcing Engagement. Approach #1: Offer many solutions. Get a mile wide but an inch deep. Provide tons of features that may (or may not) work, look forward to add more. Approach #2: Offer one solution. Get an inch wide but a mile deep. Provide only a few features that will always work, look forward to make those features better.

A cautionary tale of costcutting

Talent Technologies

’ By rationalising supply chains, implementing technology, offshoring and outsourcing, companies have experiences a golden decade of ever-increasing profitability.

The Software Project Management Tale – Technology First!

Utpal Writes

Are You An Offshore Software Project Manager From India? “I just don’t understand why we’re NOT using latest version of the programming language to build this software application. By the time we will finish building this application, this version of language will be out of beta and released,” the programmer showed his disappointment. Okay, does current version of the language you’re using solve your client’s business problems?” The newly assigned project manager asked.

Are You Measured By Results Produced Or The Time Spent In The Office

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Seven Deadly Viruses Which Can Infect Your Software Projects and.

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Manage Projects By Leveraging Your People's Happiness

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Manage Projects By Leveraging Your People’s Happiness by Utpal Vaishnav on September 18, 2009 People’s tendency is to do what give them happiness and to be reluctant of what give them pain. American Psychologist Hull says that: Happiness or pain comes quickly after the behavior.

Four Causes Of Poor Performance (And What You Can Do About Some Of.

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Four Causes Of Poor Performance (And What You Can Do About Some Of Those) by Utpal Vaishnav on October 26, 2009 As a manager you must have dealt with poor-performance.