IBA Group Participates in Outsourcing Conference
On June 29, IBA Group participated in a conference organized by the University of Applied Management in Ismaning, Germany. The event entitled Outsourcing and Offshoring in the IT Future was devoted to the development of the outsourcing market in the near future, as well as formation of new centers for outsourcing and offshoring services.
The formation and development of outsourcing services in Bavaria, India, and Eastern Europe were the focus of presentations delivered at the conference. Ulrich Lasarzik, CEO at IBA IT GmbH, IBA’s sales office in Germany, spoke about IT education in Eastern Europe, emphasizing its high level, compliance with international standards, and expertise of Eastern European specialists, who are able to create world class software products.
Prof. Dr. Chang Woon Nam and Prof. Peter Steinhoff, leading researchers at the University of Applied Management, conducted the conference. Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria and a number of large-scale companies working in the field of IT outsourcing and offshoring took part in the event.
The participants underscored the following trends that have recently emerged in the outsourcing industry:
- Formation and development of new centers of outsourcing
- Expansion of outsourcing to small and medium businesses
- Involvement of a bigger number of scientific and research institutions in software development.
In the final part of the event, participants exchanged their views on the aforementioned topics and discussed specific outsourcing and offshoring projects mentioned during presentations.