From the Archives

Over the years we’ve provided an extensive number of articles that provide a wealth of knowledge about outsourcing. Below are links to some of those articles.

Avoid Epic Fail. Get Professional Help

This article covers the benefits of using professional services team to get great test automation quickly.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/automation-test/avoid-epic-fail-get-professional-help/

Outsourcing in VN

The culture, stable economy and modern infrastructure make Vietnam ideal for an outsourcing destination. These articles provide more insight into the benefits Vietnam offers.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/the-business-case-for-offshore-outsourcing-to-vietnam/

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/jamie-tischart-shares-his-thoughts-on-the-testing-industry-in-viet-nam/

Important Lessons Learned in 10 years of Offshoring

Experience is an important factor in selecting an outsourcing partner. This article provides LogiGear’s experience in becoming an offshore testing provider.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/important-lessons-learned-in-10-years-of-offshoring/

Top 10 Risks Leading Offshore Teams

These articles outline the pitfalls of leading offshore teams and how to avoid them.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/top-ten-risks-when-leading-an-offshore-test-team-part-1/

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/top-ten-risks-when-leading-an-offshore-test-team-part-2/

Best Practices for Outsourcing/Offshoring

There are ways that the pitfalls associated with outsourcing/offshoring software testing can be avoided or resolved.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/the-outsourcingoffshoring-top-5-suggested-best-practices/

Tactics for Leading Offshore

This article will set managers, who are new to leading offshore teams, up for success.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/offshoring-outsourcing/tactics-for-successfully-leading-offshore-software-testing/

September 2011 LogiGear Magazine

The September 2011 Magazine was entirely dedicated to offshoring and outsourcing.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/issue/magazine-pdf/logigear-magazine-%E2%80%93-september-2011-%E2%80%93-the-offshoring-and-outsourcing-issue/

Professional Services

To get a jump-start on test automation, check out Testarchitect Professional Services.

https://www.testarchitect.com/product/professional-services-and-training/

Book: Global Software Test Automation

This is a great primer that explains the benefits of automation in an easy-to-comprehend way for executives.

https://www.logigear.com/magazine/test-methods-metrics/global-software-test-automation-a-discussion-of-software-testing-for-executives/

Training Course: Working with Offshore Teams

For those who want or need assistance in managing offshore teams, this course will give you what you need.

https://www.logigear.com/qa-training/working-with-offshore-test-teams.html

LogiGear Corporation

LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software-testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast and cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with hundreds of companies from the Fortune 500 to early-stage startups, creating unique solutions to exactly meet their needs. With facilities in the US and Vietnam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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LogiGear Corporation
LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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