the era of globalization and specialization outsourcing non-core
activities to third parties became a universal tool, helping companies
to concentrate on their basic, profit-generating activities, while
letting professionals take care of secondary business processes.
There are several strong characteristics of Ukraine that provide
positive benefits for international organizations considering
working with software development resources from Ukraine:
Availability of resources;
Availability of programming specialists;
Strong fundamental education;
Experience with complicated projects;
Availability of local professional organizations.
leading Ukrainian providers have existed more of 10 years, the
industry is still young, which leads to both disadvantages and
advantages. Because the outsourcing sector is small but very competitive
with the rest of the Ukrainian IT industry, not to mention
industry outside of IT, in terms of payment, career opportunities,
job challenges and social protection, it attracts the best of
the best. This situation will last so long as free resources are
available. Another positive impact is that Ukrainian companies
are much more flexible when seeking to attract clients. They strive
to overtake the leader and to prove themselves.
industry is sure to continue growing quickly. Ukrainian companies
and project managers are quickly gaining experience and many are
currently preparing to attain world recognized quality and business
process certifications. The window of opportunity to discover
and enjoy the work of the best talent in Ukraine is still open
but disappearing quickly.
from "White Paper on Offshore Software Development in Ukraine"
by American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (June, 2002).