Free Whitepaper: Mexico, The Next Frontier for Collaborative Software and IT Services
Mexico. The Next Frontier.
By Duncan Tucker and Anurag Kumar
Finding development teams capable of providing expert, efficient and low-cost service with minimal risk has proven something of a problem for US-based businesses. Far-flung offshore destinations such as India, Brazil and Eastern Europe have presented some solutions, but also many new challenges, including hidden costs, higher turnover, language problems, disparate working cultures, intellectual property considerations, and political and economic instability.
Relying on offshore operations in such locations means taking on unnecessary risks and losing a significant degree of control over the software development process. Geographical separation means face-to-face interaction becomes rarer, leading to a lack of visibility and transparency, while incompatible time zones lessen a buyer’s ability to ensure sufficient supervision and respond to evolving requirements and changing market conditions...