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Virtual Nearshore Agile Development

4 Tips for Working with Virtual Agile Development Teams

Nearshore software development partnerships rely on plenty of virtual collaboration to succeed, especially with today's travel restrictions. Luckily, nearshore agile development teams have deep experience with this way of working, making it easier to...

Coaching vs. Teaching

Coaching Vs. Teaching: How to Maximize the Advantages of Each

In many workplace environments, especially in the software development outsourcing industry, the concepts of teaching and coaching are often used interchangeably, despite being independent, unique approaches to employee development. Without a clear u...

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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an Outsourcing Software Development Project Part 2

In the first part of this article, we reviewed the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and outlined five key variables that determine the TCO for software development projects: Process, Quality, Risk, Productivity and Co...

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

How to Use Continuous Integration throughout Your Application's Lifecycle Not so long ago, applications were developed and deployed with on-site Application Lifecycle Management ALM solutions. More recently, the automation of processes, such as build...

Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team

Difficult Choices in Software Development Outsourcing: Choosing an Onshore Freelance Team or a Dedicated Nearshore Team

Highlighting the pros and cons of choosing an onshore freelance team versus working with a dedicated nearshore team in a software development outsourcing engagement. A recent prospective client of ours scratched her head while deciding...

5 Ways to Ensure a Successful Outsourcing Partnership in 2018

5 Ways to Ensure a Successful Outsourcing Partnership in 2018

So, the contracts have been signed and your team has met the outsourcing team on a short visit to their office in Colombia. It might be tempting to think the project is completely in the hands of your outsourcing partner, but it's not quite time to r...

3 Tips for Boosting Your Software Team's Skill Development

3 Tips for Boosting Your Software Team's Skill Development

The first version was originally published as: Boosting a Team's Skills Team leaders, in any industry, should be encouraging the skill development of their teams. In software teams, developers are usually motivated to learn new skills and often ...

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DevOps at Oracle Codes: An Interview with Sebastian Velez

Sebastian Velez, Head of Technology at Perficient Latin America, recently sat down with Oracle's Javed Mohammed at Oracle Code's Bogota to talk about DevOps.  Velez touches on the importance of creating a Devops culture at an organization and av...

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Perficient Latin America VP of Business Development Chats with The Sociable's Editor in Chief, on Agile Best Practices.

The Sociable's Editor in Chief, Tim Hinchliffe, talks with the director of Marketing and Business Development at Perficient Latin America, about good practices in agile development and the experience of Perficient Latin America as a leader in the exp...