The adventures of Bridge “building” a company in India.

27 August 2009 Bridge news

The adventures of Bridge “building” a company in India.

Bridge India

In the end of 2007, Bridge decided to set up an office in India to support the growing demand from our Dutch customers. We opened an office in Cochin and the first programmer (Aneesh) joined in June 2008. One year later, our team has grown to almost 20 people and we have successfully entered the Swedish and German market.

Benefit from web 2.0: offshoring & open source

26 August 2009 Offshoring

One of the major denominators of web 2.0 is ‘online collaboration’. As Don Tapscott puts it in his book ‘wikinomics’: ‘The old notion that you have to attract, develop, and retain the best and brightest inside your corporate boundaries is …

Have you ever outsourced a web project that became a complete failure?

20 August 2009 Outsourcing

Have you ever outsourced a web project to an offshore supplier, getting completely stressed because it all looked very promising but in the end the project just never finished? Or you simply had to redo everything yourself? If you did, …

4 impressive blog designs

What is a blog? What are the main features of a blog? A series of questions arise. According to Wikipedia a blog is usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events or other materials such …

How Twitter becomes important for your marketing?

14 August 2009 Soft Skills

As many of our customers are into web development, we try to stay ahead of trends on the internet. The past few weeks we have spent substantial time trying to figure out how we can best use Twitter to the …

Website Wireframes

I came across a very interesting article on the blog of Infosys. The author, Ritesh Radhakrishnan, describes why currently available wireframe tools fall short in capturing the requirements of a rich web 2.0 site or application. As traditional websites were …

Bridge getting socially networked

The whole idea of social networking, and Bridge getting actively involved , makes one wonder , what we have in store there. I see it as an apt place to share our company’s mission, our vision for the future and …

Open source vs. Traditional software

As Bridge has gained extensive experience in open source technology, we start developing more complex web applications. I read a lot about open source technology versus closed source technology and about Google versus Microsoft. It seems that nobody knows what …