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Top outsourcing destinations to watch in 2017

software outsourcing destinations

If you’ve been following AgileEngine, you’ve probably seen our reports on the top outsourcing countries to watch in 2014 and 2013. In the past years, we’ve been busy establishing new nearshore development centers in Kiev and Buenos Aires and building awesome products for global brands. I guess that explains the three-year lull, but now it’s time for a new collection of stats.

Just like in 2014 and 2013, we’ll explore the major nearshore and offshore destinations in Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and South America. Besides, we’ll take a quick look at the state of software development outsourcing in 2017.

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Agile Engine Named a Top D.C. Software Development Company by Clutch!

Recently, Clutch announced their latest research, identifying the top companies across eight different segments in the tech industry. We are proud to announce that based on in-depth research, Agile Engine has one of the top software developers in the DC Metro Area.

Located in downtown D.C., Clutch is a B2B research firm that provides analysis of IT companies all around the world. Clutch’s mission is to identify leading firms to provide vendors with the most accurate and up to date information when selecting a technology provider.

Clutch identified the top agencies and developers in their latest press release using a unique rating methodology that considers market presence, ability to deliver and verified reviews and ratings. Based on client feedback, Agile Engine is ranked as a leading software development company.

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Trucker Safety First

On long road trips with the family, safety is the top priority. That means keeping my eyes on the road at all times, and hands on the 10 and 2 position on the steering wheel. Despite all my best efforts at staying safe however, it doesn’t mean that other drivers have all my family’s, let alone their own, safety in mind.

That’s why it pleases me to no end to be writing about our latest client. These guys have created devices and apps which are designed to improve the safety of fleet truckers on American roads.

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Ruby on Rails and Ember for Performance Chatting

Behold the internet, one of the fundamental drivers of converting the future into today! The explosive pace of technological progress across society has been spurned by the widespread use of this communications technology. The Digital Age is indeed a special era for humanity’s growth!

Not all advances, though, lead to earthshaking cultural changes, furthering productivity. The advent of digital communications gave rise counterproductive things, too, allowing the Chatty Cathies of your office to gossip with their coworkers.

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AgileEngine made it into INC5000 2nd time in a row

It is with great pleasure that we announce AgileEngine was included in the “Inc. 5000” list for the second year in a row. Published on August 17, 2017 by the magazine Inc,  this distinction is awarded to the 5000 most rapidly growing private enterprises based in the United States. Inc writes with an emphasis on startups and businesses on the grow.

 

In 2016, AgileEngine was awarded the #4084 place. In 2017, thanks to the company’s impressive growth, AgileEngine jumped over 350 spots to the 3717 slot. This latest award is further testament to the talent of the AgileEngine team in bringing high tech solutions to their satisfied clientele.

The new ranking in the Inc. 5000 reflects several important achievements. Over the course of one year, our Kiev team has tripled in size, and we’ve added over a dozen projects to our portfolio. We’ve built a mobile app that got featured on the React Native showcase and released the 1.x version of our proprietary UI testing platform.

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Gourmet on the Way: Node development for a Food-delivery Startup

Node.js backend for a gourmet startup

Back in the day, my social life was really in the dumps. Then, I took a solid look at myself and decided to take an active approach in my self-improvement. My goal was to be more attractive to the ladies and have an easier time making friends. One of these approaches was in learning how to cook.

It wasn’t too long before I realized cooking takes up a lot of time and is really hard work. It’s also pretty brutal on the wallet, as you waste expensive ingredients in sometimes spectacular kitchen disasters. I gained a newfound respect for trained Chefs.

No worries. Our new client has got me covered here.

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Numbers-driven Clairvoyance: Revolutionizing Healthcare with Big Data

Times are tough out there. No more so than for fortune tellers. Needing direction in life, career and romance, you would head on over to the carnival to gain some insight into the future. Charging a dollar, the old crone would look deeply into her crystal ball and cackle out some cryptic results… Luckily, those times are long gone, and it’s all thanks to Big Data.

Nowadays, scientists and health care professional glean insight into the future from data and analytics systems. Our latest client comes from the Fortuneteller disruption field, focusing on big data consulting in healthcare and the bio-sciences.

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Tax-Mas Holiday Tidings

ReactJS development for a personal taxes management application

It’s that special time of year. Possibly not your favorite of holidays, but Tax-mas has come yet again. Tax-Mas has a lot of similarities to X-Mas. They both involve a lot of list checking, stress, and spending money.

A special guest may arrive at your house if a certain set of criteria is met. Santa plummeting down your chimney is a welcome sight at X-Mas. For Tax-Mas though it’s an IRS agent banging at your door to audit you. Also, he finds your offer of milk and cookies to be akin to a bribery attempt.

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Not Quite Terminal, in the Terminal. Creating Software for a Jet Charters Marketplace

A digital marketplace for business jet charters becomes the new client of AgileEngine

Tom Hanks’ has had a storied career, almost as amazing as the movies he’s starred in. In 2004, he played a Slavic guy stuck in an airport for several years subsisting on hamburgers while snoring loudly next to boarding gates. Somewhere along the storyline, he convinced Catherine Zeta Jones to plug her nose and smooch him. Great movie!

Our erstwhile hero probably would have benefited immensely from our new client, a digital marketplace for business jet charters.

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Getting featured on the React Native showcase

iPhone with a React Native logo on the background

Here’s yet another reason to hire our React Native developers: an app we built is being featured on the React Native showcase.

About a year ago, our mobile engineers joined the product development team of a global news publisher. Our guys assisted the client’s internal developers in merging the functionality of their iOS and Android applications into a cross-platform React Native app. This app can now be found on the React Native showcase, a GitHub project that demonstrates the potential of the technology for large consumer-grade applications.

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