American Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and uSupport project signed the Memorandum of Cooperation

American Chamber of Commerce (ACC) and uSupport project will cooperate in promotion of Ukraine’s IT-outsourcing and BPO industry. The parties agreed to cooperate on purpose of creation required conditions for sustainable development and growth of the IT industry of Ukraine, improve the investment climate in IT industry of Ukraine, deem it necessary to enter into this Memorandum of Cooperation.

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uSuppport member commented on the situation in Ukraine's IT outsourcing to CIO.com

Ihor Pidruchny, CEO of Lezgro Software Development and member of uSupport catalog, commented to CIO.com on the situation with IT outsourcing services in Ukraine.

There are more comments from the client of Ihor Ihor Pidruchny's company about the motivation to choose the IT outsourcing provider from Ukraine.

It's been business as usual, says Ihor Pidruchny, CEO of Lezgro Software Development. "Despite the threat, we are not affected by the situation other than now employees talk more about what they think of Putin versus what they think about the latest movie," Pidruchny says. "It is all stable."

Other acticle on CIO.com, called "U.S. Firm's 2,600 Engineers in Ukraine Stay Busy Amid Turbulence", provides the opinion of Paul Schmidt, a partner at ISG, a sourcing consultancy, about Eastern Europe, which "has for some time been one 'alternative' to India, or, more precisely, a location that's selected in addition to India to 'de-risk' the offshore portfolio."

Date: 29.04.2014 | Source