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Common Outsourcing Myths

Written by delaPlex
July 18,2016

For many years, companies have been outsourcing certain tasks in an effort to improve the organization's operations. Whether the desired outcome is increased profitability, better customer service or greater operating efficiency, the overall goal is typically to give the company a competitive...

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What is DevOps? An Introduction.

Written by delaPlex
May 09,2016

As the 21st century dawned, a new method of developing software was introduced. This was called the agile method of development. Agile development breaks a large software project into smaller pieces that can be completed — and often deployed — separately. These small development cycles are...

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Why Outsourcing Software Development is About More Than Saving Money

Written by delaPlex
April 06,2016

Companies have been outsourcing their software development for decades, and it is still a stable, viable complement or even an alternative to in-house development. The reduced costs associated with outsourcing must certainly be considered; wages are substantially lower in most of the countries...

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Microsoft Platform Projects? We Can Help.

Written by delaPlex
March 11,2016

In terms of revenue, Microsoft is the world's largest software company. Part of its popularity has been due to the ease with which various software can be integrated to offer solutions that were once cumbersome or impossible to achieve. If you are planning an in-house Microsoft project, however,...

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VCs and Angel Investors: How Outsourcing Protects Your ROI

Written by delaPlex
September 17,2015

Being a venture capitalist or angel investor can be nerve-wracking. Often, you are investing in relatively new enterprises with few tangible assets or proven histories of success. Your money may be tied up for a few months or as long as 10 years. Naturally, you want to receive the best return...

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What is SaaS and Why Should I Care?

Written by delaPlex
August 25,2015

"SaaS" is shorthand for Software-as-a-Service, a term used to describe software that is web-based. SaaS software is installed on the vendor's server, not locally on your computer. To access the software, users connect to the vendor's site via the web.

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What is Net Neutrality, and Why is it Important to My Business?

Written by delaPlex
July 07,2015

Net neutrality, in simple terms, is the concept that access to all content should be available to all users, and all content is offered at the same speed, with loading times subject only to the limitations of the users' modems and the website's design. In other words, the ISP cannot take...

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Healthcare Software: Is Your Outsourcing Company HIPAA Compliant?

Written by delaPlex
June 09,2015

The Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to help protect workers and their dependents who lost their insurance coverage due to a change in employment as well as to safeguard the confidentiality of patient's health information. The law requires any entity...

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Software Outsourcing: Avoiding the Communication Breakdown

Written by delaPlex
April 19,2015

With all relationships – be they personal or professional – communication is the thing that makes, breaks, maintains, harms, or supports the outcome.

A common mistake hiring companies make when outsourcing software development projects is assuming that certain things “go without saying.”

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How to Keep Your Outsourced Software Development Project On Track

Written by delaPlex
January 15,2015

Most often, the decision to outsource software development is based the potential cost savings and whether in-house staff members have the skills — and time — needed for the project. However, a bogged-down project can quickly reduce any financial benefits, whether from cost overruns or delayed...

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