10+ Reasons for IT Outsourcing to Ukraine

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When people are talking about outsourcing, usually they are talking from the cost reduction perspective. Especially this is important for the startups with limited, low or no cash flow.

It’s true since the prices for the software development can be drastically reduced with IT outsourcing e.g. to Ukraine.

But this is only one out from 10+ advantage of the outsourcing to Ukraine!

About presenter:
Andriy Kushnarov (founder of AK-IT Consulting) has more than 15 years experience in Software Outsourcing. Worked on different positions and knows very good how IT Outsourcing works. Also Andriy is originally from Ukraine.

First presentation happened in Hamburg, DE on the meetup: https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/Lean-Startup-HH/events/251010780/

Slides text: 10+ Reasons for IT Outsourcing to Ukraine

1. 10+ Reasons for IT Outsourcing to Ukraine Andriy Kushnarov (Organiser @ Lean Startup HH)
2. Intro FAQ Questions & Answers Ukraine 10+ Reasons for Outsourcing to Ukraine
3. INTRO
4. Email From My Friend INTRO
5. INTRO 1 INTROI’m from Ukraine (now Hamburg, DE) 2 INTRO15+ years of working in Outsourcing 3 INTROHad a software outsourcing company in Ukraine 4 INTROTrainings and Coaching for IT Outsourcing companies in Ukraine 5 INTROI do outsourcing to Ukraine now A n d r i y K u s h na rov (Founder @ AK-IT Consulting)
6. UKRAINE
7. 1 Area: 603 628 KM2 (DE: 357 168 KM2) UKRAINE 4 Timezone: EEST (UTC+2) 3 Capital: Kiev 2 Population: 42.4M (DE: 82.8M).
8. Quiz: Who are these Ukrainians?
9. Quiz: Who are these Ukrainians? 1 Dr. Wladimir Klitschko 2 Juri Gagarin 3 Max Levchin
10. UKRAINE Video from “Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine” https://youtu.be/bSRgoA09oMg
11. 10+ Reasons for IT Outsourcingto Ukraine
12. #1 Price / Quality Ratio Cost reduction in prices for software development & design 40-60% The quality is as good as German
13. #2 Huge talent pool 90 000 – 110 000 Technical IT Professionals Prediction: 200 000 in 2020
14. #3 Good tech education 402 universities and colleges (in DE around 400) 30 000+ Tech Graduates Annually 14% IT people have 2+ university degrees
15. #4 English proficiency – 80% of IT Professionals have a solid English knowledge
16. #5 European time zone UTC+2 (EEST) Time difference with Germany: 1 hour Time difference with Great Britain: 2 hours 2hours 1hour
17. Good performers opened to challenges #6 European culture Healthy “low-context” culture (facts and figures VS personal relations) Good work ethics
18. DOU.ua: 238 000 participants 10+ World/Europe size IT Conferences Hacatons, Meetups and Trainings #7 Huge IT community
19. #8 1000+ IT Outsourcing companies
20. 1-2 days to kick-off the team/project High quality #9 Good customer relations & high quality service Client-oriented approach
21. #10 Big players already outsource to Ukraine
22. #11 Most IT specialists are with outsourcing experience #12 Senior and certified specialists #13 Modern technologies (e.g. Blockchain, Virtual Reality, IoT, etc.) #14 Simplified Tax system for IT Specialists #15 40% of IT Specialists are with 7+ years of experience 20 Reasons (Part 1)
23. #16 2-3 hours flying distance to Ukraine #17 No visa is needed #18 5 major IT clusters Reality, IoT, etc.) #19 Good transport connection #20 Only 10 Bank holidays per year experience 20 Reasons (Part 2)
24. FAQ
25. FAQ: Is it safe in Ukraine?
26. FAQ: How to select a right company for outsourcing Company Price (1-5) Technology (1-5) Speed of onboarding (1-5) Speed of growth (1-5) … Score IT Profi 5 3 1 3 … 3 WEB IT 4 4 5 4 … 4.25 Soft Out 2 4 5 5 … 4
27. FAQ: Does IT outsourcing trend go down? NO. Every year the Ukraine’s IT industry shows growth at 15-20%
28. S o u r c e s – https://youtu.be/bSRgoA09oMg – https://youtu.be/jdSQuanI8Z8 – https://goo.gl/UgdQwr – https://goo.gl/QGVDXD – https://goo.gl/PoYzuR – https://goo.gl/5Ptnm7 – https://goo.gl/KnxQJS – https://goo.gl/fsna8e – https://goo.gl/Bco8VX
29. Questions? Meetup Community: www.meetup.com/de-DE/Lean-Startup-HH/ C o n ta c t s Thanks for coming! Email: [email protected] A n d r i y K u s h n a ro v Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/andriykushnarov/ Xing: xing.com/profile/Andriy_Kushnarov/