It is worth mentioning CBI (Centre for the Promotion Imports from developing countries, a project of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs) among the main promoters of such idea during the CeBIT. To attract potential clients’ attention CBI presented 15 small and medium companies from Armenia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam on its booth. Thus IT-companies from these countries received a support of western society. However, the attitude towards offshore software development as a method of cost-reduction but not quality improvement by cooperation with specialized partners and the benefits of access to professional resources abroad is still on the focus.
Another part of the CeBIT devoted to multisourcing, offshore location selection, skills availability, new trends in outsourcings, etc. was the Flat World Forum that gathered outsourcing companies from Turkey, Brazil, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Ukraine, Egypt and certainly India. As at the last sufficient German IT-Event Entscheiderforum Outsourcing that Artezio attended earlier, Russian software development companies were not represented this year as well. Such low presence of Russian companies on the main Industry events can shatter the confidence towards Russian software outsourcing industry among German-speaking customers in general.
Artezio (member of LANIT group) is an ISO 9001:2008 and Microsoft Gold Certified company specializing in software development and consulting in the healthcare, telecommunications and financial sectors among others. The company has successfully finished over 300 projects for its customers in Europe, Asia/Pacific, North America and the Middle East and has remained in Top-10 Russian software outsourcers during the last four years. As a business consulting service provider, Artezio also offers technology companies with help and expertise in setup and management of self managed software development centers. The company is headquartered in Moscow, Russia and has six regional offices in North America and Eastern Europe.
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Artezio is a LANIT group member specializing in software outsourcing in the telecommunications, financial, insurance and healthcare sectors. The company has finished over 300 projects for customers in Russia, Europe, Japan, North America and Israel.