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BEYOND SKILL AND COSTS: KEY CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING ONSHORE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS The growing adoption of agile and recognition that team proximity is core to successful innovation has given rise to a new model of outsourcing focused on onshore and onsite development. This shift is changing how enterprises think of outsourcing and the requirements that should be used when evaluating and selecting an onshore partner. Click here to download your copy now, and discover more about today's business value and outcome-oriented metrics such as speed, responsiveness, communication, culture and shared risk.

THE HIDDEN COSTS OF OFFSHORING
For decades, US companies have been outsourcing IT work offshore in order to cut costs. But the limitations of this outsourcing approach have become increasingly clear. These limitations reduce business value and drive hidden costs that quickly offset the expected gains from offshoring. Click here to download your copy now, and discover the critical factors driving up the cost of offshoring and how you can combat them.
Corporate Roadblocks to Agile Adoption and Evolution
CORPORATE ROADBLOCKS TO AGILE ADOPTION AND EVOLUTION
Despite the trend towards greater autonomy for development teams and the growing importance of software development, many companies remain resistant to change. There are certain roadblocks that impede the adoption and evolution of certain software development methodologies, particular those within Agile frameworks. Click here to learn more about these roadblocks and discover best practices to overcome them and strategies to introduce and evolve Agile software development principles..
SMALL STEPS INTO ORACLE NOSQL DATABASE
NoSQL technologies have arisen to address the capacity and scalability of web applications and that of data management systems. To demonstrate the flexibility and scalability of NoSQL technology, Catalyst has converted an application designed to run against an Oracle RDBMS 11g database to use both the RDBMS and an Oracle NoSQL databse. Click here to learn more about transitioning a web service from an RDBMS to a hybrid RDBMS/Oracle NoSQL database solution.