Investigating Outsourcing:

Software development


October 18, 2011  3:20 PM

Outsourced and insourced applications are same quality – no difference between onshore and offshore

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Software development

I wrote an article today about research from Cast Software.

Using automated analysis tools the company's second annual Appmarq...

November 30, 2010  2:20 PM

How to cut software defects to 0.012 per thousand lines of code with software Big Brother

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Bleum, China, Governance, Hydra, Offshoring, Software development

I was with Chinese offshore software company Bleum last week. The company was updating me on its recent entry into...


November 25, 2010  4:43 AM

Is China a serious alternative to India for software development?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Bleum, Offshoring, Software development, VanceInfo

I met up with Bleum today. This is a software services company that provides all of its services from China.

I first met Bleum in May when it was embarking on its first steps into the UK market. It had previously had customers in the US, including...


October 29, 2010  11:14 AM

Will using pictures to specify software requirements open up more offshore destinations?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Brazil, China, Deloitte, India, Software development

Deloitte says that using requirement visualisation tools in software development will save billions. Basically this is using interactive images to...


August 20, 2010  9:18 AM

Could China be about to reduce India’s offshore IT dominance?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Bleum, China, India, Software development

China offers a deep pool of IT talent. This talent is available at relatively low cost. Some would say very low cost.

I am trying to keep up to date with what's available in China and news of another official UK office for a Chinese service provider is worth a post.

It is...


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