By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, InformationWeek
Romania looms as the next offshore tech powerhouse with its low costs, language proficiency, burgeoning infrastructure, and engineering skills
Could Romania be the next India for IT talent? Business-technology leaders in the former eastern European country hope so.
A delegation of business and technology executives from 26 Romanian companies recently exhibited at an outsourcing expo in New York to rally business from U.S. and international companies looking for offshore tech help.
Dozens of U.S. and other companies already are working with Romanian developers, including Microsoft, whose RAV AntiVirus software was developed by GeCAD Group, a coalition of five Romanian software and IT-services firms. (more…)
November 17th, 2006
By Peter Clarke, EE Times
SEO is becoming increasingly important to all who look to do business and use the Internet as a marketing tool. It is the path in which your market finds your offering. It has become almost a necessity for businesses to incorporate SEO in to their marketing plan. Many companies struggle with the decision on whether to hire a firm or conduct their SEO in-house. Unfortunately many companies lack the knowledge about SEO and assume it will be cheaper for them in the long run to hire someone “in-house”.
For some companies this may be efficient while others the overlooking the hiring of a professional firm to SEO can be costly. It is as critical to your business’ health as if you were to feel that you could heal a fatal disease yourself because you have access to the Internet and books instead of going to a highly trained physician. Now you laugh and say that would be absurd, but is the growth of your company worth the risk. (more…)
November 16th, 2006