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Many IT companies desperately lack software developers. In Denmark, we often hear news stories about IT companies that have to reject business opportunities, because they are unable to find software developers with the required competences. One solution to the above challenge is to establish a development team abroad!

When a company evaluates whether or not they should try to outsource some of their software development, many factors have to be taken into consideration; how do we cooperate with a team abroad from another culture, what are their English language skills, and naturally – do foreign software developers have the competences, we need for our business? Continue reading

We often get the question, is culture really important?

Over the years, it is our experience that differences in cultural parameters can have a huge influence on how we interpret the world around us. If we do not pay attention to the cultural differences, it can result in some challenges – and often negative ones. Continue reading

90% or more of companies we talk to arrive on our doorstep with the solid conviction that they are the owners of a unique and unfathomable software legacy. Architecture is described as ‘interesting’, or ‘original’ or ‘highly creative’, the code base is not comprehensively documented.

Of these 90%, I would say 90% are overestimating common practice or underestimating themselves. In fact, on-boarding developers into a complex legacy is not more or less difficult if those developers are working remotely. It is, though, different and it’s worth taking an objective look at those differences. Continue reading