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Tips for Building a Cost-Effective DevOps Team

DevOps is built on a foundation of collaboration, efficiency, and excellence, so it makes sense that organizations are investing in their DevOps teams, but how can businesses know if they are overspending in this area? As companies scale their applic...

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Perficient Latin America Corp Receives All-Star Distinction on IAOP 2020 Global Outsourcing 100®

Perficient Latin America Corp, a nearshore software development company, has been named an "All-Star" company by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), positioning it among the best software outsourcing providers included ...

Evolution of agile, devops and ci/cd

DevOps, CI/CD Pipelines and Agile: What Unites Them?

Global demand for excellence has always driven the software development industry's evolution. Over time, the emergence of Waterfall, Agile, and DevOps methodologies is evidence of this, as development companies constantly adapt their delivery methods...

Engaging team retrospectives

Engaging Retrospectives for Constant Team Improvement: A Brief Guide

Agile retrospectives are not usually the most exciting aspect of software development, but they can be far more engaging when seen as a platform to motivate teams. Retrospective meetings provide a valuable opportunity for agile or DevOps teams to ref...

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6 Ways to Foster Innovation in Outsourcing Projects

Innovation is no longer just a buzzword, it's a necessary part of doing business. Organizations around the world are finding that innovation can occur in every corner of the company, from sales and human resources to products and customer services. T...

Nearshore development trends for 2020

5 Nearshore Development Trends to Watch Closely in 2020

As we reflect on another decade of growth within the nearshore software development industry, the dawn of 2020 encourages us to take a fresh look at the trends that might shape the region's IT services sector in the coming year. With its large pool o...

Nearshoring Colombia

Why Nearshoring to Colombia and Medellin Has Never Been More Attractive

While Medellin is Perficient Latin America's birthplace and headquarters, over the years we've begun utilizing the whole of Colombia (check back for some exciting location news in 2020!) as a hub for innovation and evolution in the nearshore software...

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4 Tips for Ensuring Quality in Software Development

Believe it or not, it's near impossible to develop bug-free software. Even the world's most widely used applications have noticeable defects here and there, despite having large teams of Quality Assurance (QA) experts behind them. It's a common misco...

Cloud-agnostic approach in offshore software development projects

Reducing Vendor Lock-in with a Cloud-Agnostic Approach

While there are plenty of cases in life where vendor loyalty is rewarding, cloud services do not fall under this category. Full dependence on any one vendor is a dangerous thing as you're trusting that it will be around forever or is impervious to a ...