Posted on 12.12.2017

What makes a shoring cooperation effective? Local leadership brought us customer satisfaction.

Markus Rentsch, Business Unit Leader/ Project Manager, Market Unit Switzerland, and Mircea Laich Malutan, Service Unit Leader, SDC Cluj-Napoca (Romania), delivered a complete application migration and UI rework for a well-known Swiss customer. What made their collaboration productive in the first row? Read what they say in interview. Markus, Mircea, you have been cooperating... read more ›
Posted on 28.11.2017

What makes a shoring cooperation efficient? Talking openly helps to overcome challenges.

Interview led by Ivana Mojžišová Christian Eichenberger, Account Manager at ERNI Switzerland and Ramón Arqué, Service Unit Leader at ERNI Spain have been working together since a half year on a product development for a Swiss based customer. Read more what they appreciate on each other and the cooperation. Christian, Ramón, you have been working together for quite some months... read more ›
Posted on 18.02.2013

Requirements Engineering - the basis for successful IT outsourcing

Many companies are wondering today whether their processes are mature enough to allow outsourcing of development work. Our checklist is designed to provide an assessment of the current situation along with precise suggestions on how to increase the process maturity. Success factors for IT outsourcing Outsourcing of development work is a proven response to cost pressures and i... read more ›
Posted on 04.02.2013

Optimising nearshore and offshore projects with system engineering

Improving coordination of outsourced development Near and offshoring present major challenges for project coordination. And the more complex the project and the greater the distance between the client and the developers, the more demanding those challenges become. The task is to coordinate the distributed development and integrate it into a structured overall process. The fou... read more ›
Posted on 28.01.2013

Agile methods improve communication in nearshoring and offshoring

Scrum & Co simplify complex software projects Innovation cycles are becoming ever shorter. As a result, software projects are increasingly employing agile methods. Scrum, for example, simplifies complex projects that cannot be planned from start to finish: progress and obstacles are recorded daily and communicated, functions are implemented and evaluated on an on-going ba... read more ›
Posted on 21.01.2013

Test Management enhances cost benefits in nearshoring and offshoring

Higher product quality, fewer project risks Tight resources and rising cost pressures are two of the most important reasons why more and more companies are developing their software through nearshore and offshore projects. When outsourcing development work abroad, it is a good idea to optimise test management at the same time (see Fig. 1). Improvements to the test process no... read more ›
Posted on 14.01.2013

Ramp-up phase decisive for nearshoring and offshoring

Speed is a competitive advantage Industrial companies must maintain a rapid pace of innovation – or better yet, increase it. To do so, they must develop and perfect their core competencies continuously, and the software they use is no exception. This is the only way that companies can produce better products in ever shorter product cycles, despite increasingly complex product... read more ›