If you are reading this blog, you certainly understand that there’s a key difference between building your Enterprise app because someone thought it would be a “fun” idea; and truly building an application to the exacting standards that will ensure your mobile platform will answer the challenges laid by your internal or external stakeholders for the long haul.
Finding the right mobile developer can be challenging, whether you are looking for someone to join an existing team or someone to spearhead a new project. However, this process doesn't have to be painful and time consuming. On the contrary, it can be straightforward if you consider these quick tips.
It’s an age-old question of service delivery organizations: Is the work we are performing today of sufficient quality to ensure an ongoing partnership tomorrow?
Often, this understanding can be a moving target -- particularly for businesses that don’t take time out from executing to quality-check the status of the overall relationship. The Agile process -- which we use here at iTexico to ensure positive outcomes -- is GREAT at managing the former, but not so awesome at gauging the latter.
Ask anybody of a “certain age” what he or she believes is the value proposition of Mexico, and likely, you’ll find the answers track two opposing, yet time-honored, stereotypes: That of a verdant, tropical and romantic vacation destination – or as a hotbed for lawlessness, danger and violence.
Even fewer would take note of a third, more emergent personality – one that soon may relegate these extremes as outliers, and position Mexico as the new worldwide hub for technology and logistics.
Though more than a quarter of the computing workforce in 2016 is now comprised of women, just two percent of those who engineer and program are of Hispanic origin, according to the National Center for Women & Information Technology. An event starting this week in Guadalajara seeks to help change all that.
You’ve undoubtedly heard the oft-repeated nugget about the definition of insanity – about how it’s performing the same wayward actions, over and over again, and expecting a different result.
There are times when less, truly, is more.
For example, less debt equals more money in your pocket. A vehicle that weighs less can generally go faster. Fewer choices equals more deliberate decisionmaking. And, in the world of IT resources, outsourcing truly stands as a shining example of the potential power of the “less-is-more” paradigm.
Spotting the founder of a startup can be a fairly easy exercise. They’re the ones with the laptops that are maybe a generation too old; eyes that are a shade too red; clothes that are a bit too threadbare.
At iTexico, issues such as increasing global competition, growing shortage of IT talent, improving the cultural alignment of teams, and pressures on productivity and costs strike close to our hearts. We have been pioneers in nearshore IT development services that integrate agile work teams based in Austin, Silicon Valley and Guadalajara, Mexico, to deliver an innovative and collaborative services model for mobile, web and cloud solutions from funded start-up, to global enterprises.
Business owners looking to use analytics – or a crystal ball – to appropriately position their resources for 2017 and beyond, have much to consider; a new administration, growing competition for talent locally and globally, and demands on brands to meet the business drivers for every increasing digital transformation.