Offshore Software Development India

Written by Janaki Ramani

Offshore software development, India! : Makingrepparttar choice and making IT work! - Advantage

This article is designed to assist companies who are looking for Offshore Software Development partners In India in particular or in low cost countries in general. The paper coversrepparttar 107803 mechanics of finding an offshore software development partner, setting uprepparttar 107804 relationship and ensuring a successful and long-term partnership.

Benefits of Offshore Software Development India Some ofrepparttar 107805 advantages are listed below:

Significant cost savings, up to 80% in certain cases. The outsourcing company is able to release resources for high value-added and priority work and can concentrate on their core competence, designing, business knowledge while delegating technical tasks, maintenance, research or routine tasks torepparttar 107806 offshore software development company. In some casesrepparttar 107807 offshore software development company can add significant technical knowledge also. While it can be quite difficult to recruitrepparttar 107808 expected competence in Western countries, it is a completely different scenario in India, where there are many qualified programmers with good academic training. For temporary peaksrepparttar 107809 Outsourcing company can avoid expensive new recruitment orrepparttar 107810 high cost of local consultants and instead use lower priced consultants inrepparttar 107811 offshore software development company. Consulting and programming capacity is available at short notice without increasing long term personnel commitments. Outsourcing company also reapsrepparttar 107812 knowledge gained byrepparttar 107813 offshore software development and consulting assignments. Some clients outsource their programming needs by getting programmers from India for short or long term projects to work onsite with their own design team. Others send whole or parts of projects directly to India for offshore software development in India.

Offshore Software Development India, Disadvantages

Following are some problems, which may occur if both parties are not aware of howrepparttar 107814 offshore software development process should be set up.

Language and cultural barriers Time differences Technical communication problems Skill mismatches Quality discrepancies Security problems Lack of a repeatable process Bad management and hierarchical inflexible organizations All of these can be avoided, by choosingrepparttar 107815 right offshore software development partner and working with proper and proven project management processes evolved duringrepparttar 107816 earlier offshore development assignments.

Sometimesrepparttar 107817 Outsourcing company overlooks these risk factors, thinking thatrepparttar 107818 cost savings is so high that these risks are well covered. But in reality this can be a major trap.

Offshore Software Development India, The Ideal projects

Not all projects are ideal for Offshore Software Development. Any task involving proprietary knowledge, which can not be safeguarded with agreements, are not suitable for Offshore Software Development. Very technical and complex tasks can also be bad projects, sincerepparttar 107819 amount of communication needed may be so high thatrepparttar 107820 cost advantage is eaten up by having to explain everything. Very small projects may also be unsuitable, sincerepparttar 107821 time to preparerepparttar 107822 specification might be more thanrepparttar 107823 cost advantage.

But apart from these exceptions, most projects or subprojects are suitable for Offshore Software Development in India. Some ofrepparttar 107824 possible areas could be:

Platform porting projects (like porting from DOS - Windows, Windows 3.11 - Windows 95/NT, UNIX -> NT. Application conversions GUI design Database applications, migration and porting Web enabling legacy systems and client server applications Web development, designing, programming etc. e Commerce - projects Components like ActiveX, VCL, Objects, Reports, and Modules. Object Oriented Programming is very suitable for offshore software development projects. Technical Documentation, end user documentation and manuals Software QA and Testing Remote Linux / Unix administration Remote database administration Remote software maintenance and feature enhancements How to find an Offshore Software Development partner India Make surerepparttar 107825 offshore software development partner you are looking for fulfills at least some ofrepparttar 107826 following characteristics:

Good communication equipment and facilities. Leased line or ISDN connections torepparttar 107827 Internet are essential. Excellent English language skills. Experience and references. Check with a few ofrepparttar 107828 references and ask for their experience and advice on how you should work successfully withrepparttar 107829 company. Visitrepparttar 107830 company and establish a good relationship withrepparttar 107831 offshore software development partner. Make sure they understand your needs and quality demands. Also, check thatrepparttar 107832 offshore software development company has adequate equipment, stable finances and good management.

Wehner's ANIMATE DOS Command

Written by Charles Douglas Wehner

There are many ways of making animated images forrepparttar Internet, but this simple tool is just 2344 bytes.

That means that it can easily be carried on a floppy disk, and takes up little space.

The marble bust that you will see is Dr. Thomas Addison in 1852, coloured to look natural and "resurrected" by means ofrepparttar 107802 ANIMATE program.

The tool works well on all varieties of IBM command line, except XP - where it sometimes suddenly refuses to accept more images.

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