3 Ways To Make Outsourcing Work

You might have been taking your morning shower or having your lunch when this brilliant idea about a software product hit you and you had your eureka moment. You know it’s a great concept for your company’s next product, but you don’t have enough technical skill, time, or maybe your development team is already busy supporting your existing products.

What do you do?

You decide to outsource your software development – great idea!

There are three crucial factors that need to be considered in order to make your outsourcing successful. Continue reading »

Tags: Outsourcing, Outsourcing Software Development, Software Development

How an onsite-offshore model works for Software Product Development

Tasks executed by onsite team –

  • While offshore team works on software development, the presence of an onsite teams will give essential assurance to the client on the timely delivery of their product.
  • The entire product development work will be shared between the offshore and onsite team. The onsite team will act as a bridge between client and the offshore development team.
  • The onsite teams will be responsible for understanding the client’s requirements and gathering information necessary for offshore team to work on software product development through direct interaction. Continue reading »
Tags: Offshore Software Development, Offshoring, Software Development

Three Mistakes to avoid while offshoring software development needs

Expecting huge cost savings right at the beginning

It is surprising that a lot of companies offshoring their software development needs expect huge cost savings right at the very beginning and get disappointed when they see the reality. Yes, offshoring surely helps you see the arbitrage advantage but not immediately as you expected. It takes time.

What people fail to consider is the learning curve of the offshore vendor to become as productive as expected. It might be two to four months before an offshore team can become as productive as an onsite team and sometimes even more depending on the complexity of the project. Continue reading »

Tags: Offshore Software Development, Offshoring, Software Development

Microsoft announces Developer Preview for Dynamics GP 2015

Microsoft has recently announced the availability of the developer preview for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015. Any registered Microsoft GP partner can now download it from PartnerSource.

Kevin Racer, Sr. Program Manager Lead with the Microsoft Dynamics GP team made the announcement on the Developing for Dynamics GP blog

This developer preview has four parts to it that could be extracted into a single virtual machine, with a fully functional installation of the new Microsoft Dynamics GP Service Based Architecture (SBA) components. Continue reading »

Tags: .Net, Dexterity, Dynamics GP 2015

Tiny Roslyn Compiler Application

Some of the C# 6.0 features are simply amazing. We can try them out as well as Roslyn is available as nuget package for VS 2012(Check in your Extension Manager Tools Options of VS 2012). The Roslyn documentation is available in Codeplex.

Some of the features that are already done in C# 6 include Exception filters, getter only auto properties, and also Await, yes await in try catch finally. In this post I have written a tiny compiler that parses a C# file and dumps the syntax tree on to your console with a code review. So All I have written is Continue reading »

Tags: Roslyn Compiler, VS 2012