I get this question often. “What’s the difference between offshore and nearshore? Isn’t one just closer?” In a word, Yes. But the impact of that proximity can have a major impact across a multitude of project delivery challenges. So here is a simple comparison that more and more buyers of these services are seeing first hand.
Everyone is feeling the pressure of life in the digital age: You must deliver your product or project on time and under budget, without sacrificing quality or customer satisfaction. Unfortunately, getting the project finished means that you and your team are often putting in extra hours, which could contribute to ‘burning out.’
You have no doubt heard myths about haunted houses or that you can see the Great Wall of China from space (you can’t!). But are you also buying into the myths of the outsourcing and corporate independence world?
*This is an update to an article I wrote in 2015, and it could not be even more true today.
With expanding channels and platforms, audience fragmentation, and emerging technologies, business leaders are asked to do more with their digital budgets. Many US firms turn to outsourcing due to salary inflation driven by a digital talent crunch. The challenge is finding the right partners to supercharge digital efforts while maintaining quality and lowering cost. Zemoga’s recent work with a major global financial firm helped them save over 30% of their digital budgets by smartly outsourcing software support, experience production, and digital product prototyping. Below are three key elements to save budget while driving the top and bottom lines through outsourcing.