IN-HOUSE TEAM vs. REMOTE TEAM – Pro’s and Con’s

We should face it: if you can afford a large and highly qualified in-house team – do that! Sure that having professional skilled employees onsite is a rosy dream for the most entrepreneurs. BUT the reality often dictates other rules, so let’s think what drives companies to outsource. It’s not about the costs First let’s…

Accelerate Digital Transformation With Design Thinking: 5 Steps

Would like to share a post about almost any organization’s current interest, written on Forbes by Jesse Himsworth, who is Senior Vice President of Strategy & Integrated Solutions, overseeing growth and innovation initiatives for Clearlink. “It is clear that digital transformation is reinventing business practices. In today’s world, technological capabilities are constantly improving and in order to keep…

Working with India – First hand notes

Last night me and my partners welcomed VP of Engineering from US based company which is shifting their focus from India to high-quality European services with Expert Soft. We had a friendly dinner and shared his experience and thoughts why Indian outsource is the best foundation for high-quality services they provide in Texas and allover the US. We…

5 Tech-Driven Trends That Will Most Transform Commerce in 2018

Nearly half of the global population has access to the internet and this connectivity is now impacting nearly all aspects of life. Of those connected consumers, 53% say they would be lost if they were not tethered to the internet, according to Euromonitor International’s 2017 Global Consumer Trends Survey. While communication purposes still dominate the…

2018 Is The Year To Deploy B2B E-Commerce Before It’s Too Late

Only half of manufacturers and brands currently have e-commerce websites. In today’s digital-centric world, what could possibly be the cause of this? E-commerce best practices have been well understood for over fifteen years, capital costs of e-commerce systems have come down dramatically, and over 90% of business buyers – and just about every single consumer…

4 Tips for Evaluation Ecommerce Platforms

Evaluating ecommerce platforms and software vendors isn’t easy. The good news is that you’re not alone in the quest to transform and grow your business. According to Ovum’s ICT Enterprise study, over 90% of businesses have digital transformation as a top item on board agendas. The key to choosing an effective ecommerce platform for your business is to…

Sales surge at Gucci leads to Kering doubling its profits

The French luxury and sportswear group that owns Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent has more than doubled its net profits. Kering Group has reported revenues of €15.5 billion in 2017, up 27.2 per cent on a like-for-like basis, while net profit leapt to €1.78 billion from €814 million the year before. Kering is chaired by…