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Intellias, one of the leading Ukrainian providers of outsourced software development services in D-A-CH region, attended Lviv Outsourcing Forum II held on June 26. Assembling a significant number of C-level participants from all over Western Ukraine, the event was devoted to the growth problems of outsourcing companies. For Intellias that grew 37% during Q1 2009 – Q1 2010 this topic is of prime importance.
Olexiy Skrypnyk, Head of Lviv IT-BPO cluster, outlined main management traps of the company growth, presented best practices in talent management as well as emphasized the importance of alignment of management at project, process and sales&marketing levels.
Roman Khmil, Country Head of GlobalLogic Ukraine, articulated the importance of niche specialization for successful market entry and provided overview of blue ocean strategy in action. Also, he forecasted that leadership positions of Lviv, Kiev and Kharkov in IT outsourcing segment will remain unchanged, with other Ukrainian cities not withstanding the competition. Both Mr. Skrypnyk and Mr. Khmil proposed to lobby governmental support of IT industry in Ukraine, which can in turn contribute to the increased competitiveness of Ukrainian IT outsourcing services on European and the US market.
The first panel was finalized by the presentation by Victor Maznyuk, President of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative, highlighting the main trends of Ukraine’s outsourcing market compared to other CEE countries.. Intellias, being a member of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative since 2006, continuously supports research campaigns of the organization and takes part in annual CEE IT Outsourcing Review, published by the association.
The education panel assembled the experts’ presentations of Rostyslav Chayka, founder of Lviv Start-Up club, Yarema Savula and Dean of the Applied Mathematics at Ivan Franko University of Lviv and Tetyana Naychuk, Director of Lead Up Center. Intellias backs up the Forum participants’ initiative to fill up the gap between university education and competences required by the employees. The company’s CEO for Business Development Michael Puzrakov says that Intellias offers numerous educational opportunities to its employees, incl. language courses, software development and testing trainings, paid professional certification. “Closer collaboration with higher educational institutions might be one of the top priorities for Intellias HR strategy for the next years” – concludes Vitaly Sedler, Intellias CEO for Marketing and Sales.