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Posts Tagged ‘multi-shore’

Agile & CMMi – And they lived together happily ever after!

Fairy tales have never lost their charm and they have always stayed close and strong in the hearts of people. I have made a maiden attempt to explain the compatibility of Agile and CMMi model as a fairy tale and this is how it goes: Once upon a time, there was a software town. The […]

Protecting Sensitive Data in a Multi-Shoring Development Environment

As more and more companies are “going global” to grow their business and share more data with more users, it is extremely important to secure data privacy and confidentiality. Perficient’s latest free whitepaper, Protecting Sensitive Data in a Multi-Shoring Development Environment, outlines a method for securing tremendous amounts of sensitive data. Highlights from this whitepaper […]

Expanded Facility in China Accommodates Growth at Perficient

Responding to substantially expanding breadth of services and doubled headcount, Perficient is pleased to announce that we have opened a new and expanded facility in China. In a release issued today, Perficient’s chief executive and president, Jeffrey Davis, commented on the growth: “As Perficient scales in the years ahead, we expect growth at the GDC […]

Measuring Performance of Delivery Teams – ‘starter’ metrics

Recently I was asked about ‘starter metrics’ for projects (both multi-shore and single shore) looking to transition to a much more objective measure of delivery team performance. Here are the first tier metrics that I would recommend as a good starting point. There is a lot more detail in the webinar and associated white-paper on […]

Measuring the Performance of Multi-Shore Delivery Teams: Can it be done?

How much can you save by using a multi-sourced delivery team, where some of the work is done offshore? Depending on whom you ask, the answer can vary wildly. The reason is that a truly accurate answer from a mature IT organization takes more into account than simply multiplying ‘rates’ by ‘body count’.  Mature IT […]

No communication and its impact on multi-shore teams

The first type of No Communication is very simple: nada, none, no acknowledgment, and zero feedback. Here’s an example. Our project was at a critical juncture and we ran into a few important questions. I wrote an email message carefully explaining the issues and sent it to Joe, our lead BA and product owner. I […]