With numerous European companies caught in a dilemma of growing technology demands and shrinking IT budgets, outsourcing software development to Russia and the Newly Independent States (NIS) is an increasing attractive option.
ADONIS, an IST programme-funded project, is meeting the challenges of this dilemma by assisting European organisations and businesses to outsource software development in collaboration with programmers in Russia and the NIS of the former Soviet Union, primarily Ukraine and Armenia. This is a win-win endeavour - European companies can offer their products and services at competitive prices, while opportunity is created in the participating NIS. Both benefit from rich research and development collaboration.
The 10-member consortium collaborated to set up and test a pan-European network of services for outsourcing software tasks. Project partners have since formed a Brussels-based company, NewAdonis SPRL. Outsourcing to NIS and Russia holds "very high potential", according to project manager and company Director Dr Ruben Vardapetian.
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