Category Archives: Cultural Differences

My journey to India

When I decided that I’m really going to India for my Internship in Bridge IT staffing company, I had no idea what to expect. For me India was an unexplored country but with so much to explore therefore I decided …

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A study about Offshoring IT services from Sweden to India

Today on Bridge Blog we are featuring an interview with Minna Salminen Karlsson. Minna Salminen Karlsson, a Swedish researcher who has done a research on the”soft” issues in advanced ICT offshoring from Sweden to India. Her project is called ‘OFFSWING’. …

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Conservatism and the benefits of a global workforce

Organisations are traditionally: a place where people gather to work on something they are specialized in to create a certain service or product. Last century this place was often a factory and in the second half of the century, we …

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5 cultural tips for managing global teams

Avi Elkoni wrote an article for our blog about the 5 lethal mistakes in offshore software development. The first lethal mistake is downplaying cultural differences. I absolutely agree that culture has a big  impact on globally distributed software projects. I have …

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Five lethal mistakes in offshore software development

As I’m sure you’ve heard, there are far-away lands where the best and brightest youths flock to science and technology schools. They emerge a few years later in hoards of brilliant and eager software developers. Why not put them to …

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